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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.


Dysprosium 2015

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Dysprosium 2015

Eastercon 2015, which I will be proud to attend Friday and Saturday. Here’s my provisional programme:

Friday 11:15: Porcupine Quill (I understand there’ll be a dedicated area for this). Come and meet me in small committee (10-12 people), and chat about influences and favourite writers. I’m planning to use Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather and Patricia McKillip’s Book of Atrix Wolfe.

Friday 15:00: How to Find an Agent (Aliette de Bodard, Pete Newman, Gillian Redfearn, Gareth L Powell).

Saturday 10:00: Kaffeeklatsch (in my case, teeklatsch :p). Come and chat with me! You can sign up for this at the registration desk, and I’m quite happy to field any questions, from information about my forthcoming stuff (*erm* House of Shattered Wings *erm*) to recipe ideas, to how to brew tea :p

Saturday 11:00: How to Write the Other (Ian Whates, Gareth L Powell, Kim Lakin-Smith). Off-piste programme. I’m not too firm yet on where this is happening but I’m assuming it’ll be pretty easy to find. Come and see us!

Saturday 12:30: Reading with Mark Stay. I’ll be reading from The House of Shattered Wings, so if you want a sneak peek at the book this is it!

Saturday 16:15: Signing (after the Jim Butcher interview).

Saturday 21:15: We’re Not Going To Study War No More, a panel on alternate histories and war with Martin McGrath and Christopher Nuttall.

I will otherwise be in the bar, as befits any con :p

Also a note for people who want a signed copy of On a Red Station Drifting: I will have a bunch (ten or so) copies. I can’t promise to always have them on hand, but I will certainly have them at my Kaffeeklatsch, reading and signing, so if you want one, that’s the right moment to grab me! (a bunch of them should be on the TTA Press table, with many thanks to Roy Gray).

MIRcon 2014

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December 6th-December 8th

Will be attending MIRcon Uranik in Montcada i Reixac (near Barcelona), Spain.

Among many other activities, I will deliver a speech–the jury is still out on whether said speech will be in Spanish… (I speak Spanish fluently, I’m just not sure I can do that in front of a large audience). I don’t do this speech thing very often, so this is your chance!

Schedule and details forthcoming.