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I will be a guest at this year’s Utopiales in Nantes. I will be there Friday Oct 30-Sunday Nov 1st (with the H and snakelet in tow!)

Schedule is as follows:
-Friday 16h00: Signing session (bookshop). I’m not too sure what I’ll actually be signing other than issues of Galaxies, but hey. I have postcards!
-Saturday 17h00: Signing session (bookshop)
-Sunday 10h30 (Scène Shayol): The Changing Realities of European Science Fiction (Francesco Verso, Paul Carta, Christopher Priest, Anthony Vallat, Jérôme Vincent)
-Sunday 12h00 (Agora de M Spock): Meeting Aliette de Bodard (interviewed by Gérard Klein)
-Sunday 13h00: Signing session (Bookshop)

Gollancz festival

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Gollancz festival

Proud to be a part of the Gollancz festival, a weekend of events in Manchester and London. See here for more details.

My schedule:
-Friday 6:15-06:45, Manchester Room 2: Introducing the class of 2015 (with Al Robertson, Alex Lamb, Tom Toner and Mark Stay)
-Friday 7:30-8:30, Manchester Room 1: Introducing the class of 2015 (with Al Robertson, Alex Lamb, Tom Toner and Mark Stay)
-Mass signing afterwards
-Saturday 3:15-4:45, London Room 1, Writing real and imagined cities (with Ben Aaronovitch, Suzanne McLeod, Bradley Beaulieu and Stephen Hunt)
-Saturday 6:00-6:30: London Room 2, Would I lie to You (with Ben Aaronovitch, Suzanne McLeod, Bradley Beaulieu and Stephen Hunt)
-Mass signing afterwards
-Sunday 12:30-1:45: Introducing the class of 2015, the trials and tribulations of being a new writer
(I’ll sadly have to skip the mass signing afterwards due to, er, an impending Eurostar!)



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An event at the American Book Centre in Amsterdam with Bill Campbell, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Corinne Duyvis, Marieke Nijkamp and Tiemen Zwaan, on Nov 21st, 2015. Come meet us and chat about our books!

My schedule:
Saturday 7 November
10:00-11:00 Kaffeeklatsch
Getting up early has never been so fun. Enjoy a cup of coffee (or tea) while talking about books, stories and other geek-related subjects with authors Aliette de Bodard, Zen Cho, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Bill Campbell.

14:00-15:30 Q&A and booksigning Aliette de Bodard
Author Aliette de Bodard will talk about and read parts from her debut The House Of Shattered Wings.

Full schedule

Sasquan, Worldcon 2015

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Sasquan, Worldcon 2015

Will be pleased this year to be attending the Worldcon in Spokane, August 19th-August 23rd, 2015.

Aug 19 01:00 PM to 01:30 PM (30 minutes)
Reading – Aliette de Bodard. Will be reading from The House of Shattered Wings!

Aug 19 02:00 PM to 02:45 PM (45 minutes)
Headology & Boffo – Character and Cunning on the Discworld
Aliette de Bodard , Shanna Swendson , Gillian Redfearn , Patty Panek (Moderator) , Denise Connell

Aug 20 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM (45 minutes)
Understanding the Science Behind Computers
Fred Moulton (Moderator) , Aliette de Bodard , Ramez Naam

Aug 20 03:00 PM to 03:45 PM (45 minutes)
Kaffee Klatche – Aliette de Bodard
Aliette de Bodard

Aug 21 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM (45 minutes)
Autographing – Aliette de Bodard, P. C. Hodgell, Richard Kadrey, Devon Monk, Michelle Sagara, Lawrence M. Schoen

Aug 22 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM (45 minutes)
Witches, Werewolves, Seamstresses and Soldiers – The Women of Discworld
Denise Connell (Moderator) , Anne Hoppe , Charlotte Lewis Brown , Patty Panek , Aliette de Bodard

Aug 22 04:00 PM to 04:45 PM (45 minutes)
Science and Technology of Discworld
Charlotte Lewis Brown (Moderator) , Aliette de Bodard , Fran Wilde , Karen G. Anderson , Sam Scheiner

Q: will there be copies of The House of Shattered Wings at Worldcon?
A: Yes! Bookseller Larry Smith has confirmed he will be carrying copies. I will be delighted to sign them, either at my official signing or if you grab me in a corridor and I’m not rushing to somewhere else.

Q: I have an ecopy of the book and would like you to sign something?
A: I will have promo postcards–come chat me up!

Nebula Awards Weekend

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Nebula Awards Weekend

I’ll be at the Nebula Awards Weekend in 2015 at Palmer House Hilton, Chicago. Thursday 4th-Sunday 7th.

Thursday 1:00-2:00
Short Stories for Novelists (Salon 8)
Aliette de Bodard, Liz Gorinsky, Gary Wolfe (M)

Thursday 9:00pm-10:30pm
Welcome Reception (Honoré Ballroom, at Lobby level)

Friday 11:00am-noon
Filing Off the Serial Numbers (Salon 8)
Anatoly Belilovsky, Aliette de Bodard, Deborah Millitello, Sarah Monette

Friday 1pm-2pm
SF Beyond North America (Salon 9)
Aliette de Bodard, Neil Clarke, Liz Gorinsky, Elizabeth Anne Hull, Cixin Liu, Usman Malik

Friday 8:00-9:30
Mass Autographing (Exhibit Hall, (Fourth Floor)

Saturday 6pm onwards

Eurocon 2016

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Eurocon 2016

I will be Guest of Honour at the Eurocon in Barcelona, Nov 4-6 2016 (alongside Richard Morgan, Jun Miyazaki, and Enrique Corominas).

Here is my schedule:


18:00 Welcome party in the convention hotel


10.15 Sala Teatre, streaming to Raval (1h): Opening Ceremony/Inauguración/Inauguració (ENG-CAT-SP)

The 38th Eurocon, for the first time ever in Spain, welcomes members and waves the European SF Society flag.

Guests of Honour, Eurocon organisers, local authorities

14.30 (45 mins) Aula 1: How to Build a Fantasy World (ENG)

Panel. The tool box of fantasy scribes.

Andrzej Sapkowski (Pol), Aliette de Bodard (Fran), Haralambi Markov (Bulg, MOD), Sharon Reamer (USA), Charles Stross (UK), Concepción Perea (SPN)

16:45 (45min) Auditori: Launch of Barcelona Tales

17.30 (45 mins) Raval: The Place of Euro SF in the World (ENG)

Panel. What impact does European SF have internationally?

Regina Kanyu Wang (Chi), Catalin Badea Gheracostea (Rom)?, Martin Stricker (Ger) MOD, Aliette de Bodard (Fran)


11.15 (45 mins) Auditori: Verne Versus Wells (ENG)

Panel. H.G. Wells said that the science in his novels was just conjuring tricks, while Jules Verne only wrote one actual SF novel, which his publisher suppressed; so who is the father of SF?

Adam Roberts (UK), author of Twenty Trillion Leagues under the Sea, Pasqual Bernat, President of the Catalan Verne Society, Pierre Gévart (Fran), Aliette de Bodard (Fran)

17.00 Chronos event with Aliette de Bodard and Leticia Lara (Spanish), Carer de Roger de Flor, 237, 08025 Barcelona

18.30: Gigamesh book signing (Spanish/English), Carrer de Bailèn, 8, 08010 Barcelona


11.30 (60 mins) Sala Teatre Interview with Aliette de Bodard (ENG)

Our French Guest of Honour who writes in English in conversation with editor Ian Whates

Aliette de Bodard, Ian Whates

17.15 (60 mins) Sala Teatre streaming to Sala Raval Closing Ceremony/Clausura/ (ENG/SP/CAT) including presentation of the Eurocon Awards.