Spring 2018 Author Events in AZ

April 20 – 7 pm – Ada Palmer signs Too Like The Lightning – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

April 20 – Sci-Friday Book Club – Ada Palmer’s Too Like the Lightning – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

April 28 – Independent Bookstore Day

Changing Hands.

May 3 – 7 pm – Suzanne Young signs The Complication – Changing Hands, Tempe

May 5 – 4 pm – Writing Workshop with Melissa Marr: “Combat in Fiction” – Changing Hands, Tempe

May 18 – 7 pm –  Sci-Friday Book Club – Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

May 23 – 7 pm  Elevengedden 2018 – Multi Author Signing Event –  Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Appearing are Myke Cole, Emily Devenport, Cory Doctorow, K. Arsenault Rivera, R.A. Salvatore, John Scalzi, Victoria (V.E.) Schwab, Charles Soule, Sam Sykes, and more.

   

May 24-27 – Phoenix Comic Fest  – Phoenix, AZ 

May 31 – 7 pm- Laird Barron signs Blood Standard – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale

June 26 – 7 pm – Daniel H. Wilson signs Guardian Angels & Other Monsters –Poisoned Pen,, Scottsdale

July 10 – 7 pm – Joe R. Lansdale & Kasey Lansdale sign Terror is our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale

July 17 – 7 pm – Kevin Hearne & Delilah S. Dawson sign Kill the Farm Boy – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale

 

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Things are heating up early in 2018

Feb 10 – 2 pm – Leslie S. Klinger signs In The Shadow Of Agatha Christie – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Feb 12 – 7 pm – Lisa McMann signs The Unwanteds Quests: Dragon Bones – Barnes and Noble Dana Park, Mesa, AZ

Feb 13 – 7 pm – Tom Sweterlitsch signs The Gone World – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Feb 13 – 7 pm – Aprilynne Pike signs Shatter – Changing Hands, Tempe

Feb 16 –  7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club discussing Jay Kristoft’s, Nevernight – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Feb 20 – 7 pm – Tom Leveen signs Mercy Rule – Changing Hands, Tempe

Feb 21 – 7 pm – Susan Dennard: Sightwitch with Alexandra Bracken (The Darkest Minds) and Suzanne Young (The Program) – Changing Hands, Tempe

Feb 28 – 7 pm – Walter Mosley signs Down the River Unto the Sea– Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

March 3 – 2 pm – Tom Leveen signs Mercy Rule –  Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

March 6 – 7 pm – Tamora Pierce signs Tempests and Slaughter – Changing Hands, Tempe

March 10-11 – Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ  

Laurie Halse Anderson, Victoria Aveyard, Kelly Barnhill, Paolo Bacigalupi, Holly Black, C. Robert Cargill, Gail Carriger, Emily Carroll, Beth Cato, Cinda Williams Chima, Myke Cole, Kent Davis, Nicky Drayden, Marcus Emerson, Adrianne Finlay, Chris Grabenstein, Shannon and Dean Hale, Scott Kelly,  Nancy Kress, Joe Lansdale, Fonda Lee, Ken Liu, Marina J. Lostetter, Jonathan Maberry, Jeffrey Mariotte, Melissa Marr, K.S. Merbeth, L. E. Modesitt, Jr., Jennifer A. Nielsen, Annalee Newitz, Daniel Jose Older, Ridley Pearson, Douglas Preston, Adam Rex, James Riley, K. Arsenault Rivera, Marsheila Rockwell, James Rollins, Veronica Roth, Kristen Simmons, Jessica Spotswood,  R. L. Stine, David Lee Summers, Sam Sykes, Jillian Tamaki, Ursula Vernon

March 15 – 7 pm – Alma Katsu signs The Hunger and Brad Meltzer signs The Escape Artist –  Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

March 16 –  7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club discussing Select your own book  – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

March 24 – 1 pm –  Simone St. James signs The Broken Girls – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

March 24 – 2 pm – John Hart signs The Hush – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

April 3 – 7 pm – Kevin Hearne signs Scourged – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

April 4 – 7 pm – Joe R. Lansdale signs Jackrabbit Smile – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

April 20 – 7 pm – Ada Palmer signs Too Like The Lightning – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

 

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It’s sort of Fall in AZ, time for more authors and events

Sept 23 – Barnes and Nobel B- Fest – Young Adult Authors Festival

Events and activities from 1 pm to 6 pm with the following local authors planned.  There will be activities and games from 1 pm to 5 pm including trivia, a scavenger hunt and more.  Check out the B-Fest page for the schedule.

Authors will be taking part in a 5 pm workshop and then hanging around afterwards to chat and sign.

B & N – Desert Ridge – Kathleen Glasgow, Stephanie Elliot, Yvonne Navarro, Wanda Bevan, Shea Ballard & Stacey Hill

B & N – Dana Park – Abigail Johnson, Ryan Dalton and S. T. Bende  – 5 pm panel with the authors

B & N – San Tan Village – Melissa Marr – 5 pm writing workshop

 

Sept 15 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club – Charlie Jane Ander’s All the Birds in the Sky at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ

Sept 18 – 7 pm – Marie Lu (Warcross) and Scott Reintgen (Nyxia) at Changing Hands, Tempe, AZ

Sept 20 – 7 pm – Kim Stanley Robinson – The Comedy of Coping: Alarm and Resolve in Climate Fiction  – Phoenix Art Museum – 1625 North Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 

Sept 23 – Barnes and Nobel B- Fest – Young Adult Authors Festival

Events and activities from 1 pm to 6 pm with the following local authors planned.  There will be activities and games from 1 pm to 5 pm including trivia, a scavenger hunt and more.  Check out the B-Fest page for the schedule.

Authors will be taking part in a 5 pm workshop and then hanging around afterwards to chat and sign.

B & N – Desert Ridge – Kathleen Glasgow, Stephanie Elliot

B & N – Dana Park – Abigail Johnson, Ryan Dalton and S. T. Bende  – 5 pm panel with the authors

B & N – San Tan Village – Melissa Marr – 5 pm writing workshop

 

Sept 27 – 7 pm – Bruce Campbell presents Hail to the Chin – Dobson High School via Changing Hands.

Oct 13 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club – Underground Airlines by Ben Winters at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ

Oct 20 – 7 pm – Kevin Hearne signs A Plague of Giants at the Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Oct 31 – 7 pm – Maggie Stiefvater: All the Crooked Saints at Changing Hands, Phoenix, AZ

 

 

Nov 6 – 7 pm – Natasha Pulley signs The Bedlam Stacks at the Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Nov 10-12 – Tucson 44 – Tucson, AZ.  Annual Science Fiction Convention with author guests including Timothy Zahn and Melinda Snodgrass (co-editor of Wild Cards)

 

Nov 17 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club – The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ

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Dog Days of Summer Sees a Few Author Events

There’s not many upcoming events for the next couple of months, but the ones that are happening are definitely worth checking out.  Follow the links for event specifics. 

Aug 9 – 7 pm – Larry Correia signs Monster Hunter Siege at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ

Aug 18 – 7 pm – Benjamin Percy discusses The Dark Net (via Skype) at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ. 

Aug 18 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club – Justin Cronin’s The Passage – at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ.

Aug 26 – 2 pm – Beth Cato signs Call of Fire at Barnes and Noble Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ

Sept 15 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club – Charlie Jane Ander’s All the Birds in the Sky at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ

Sept 27 – 7 pm – Bruce Campbell presents Hail to the Chin – Dobson High School via Changing Hands.

Oct 20 – 7 pm – Kevin Hearne signs A Plague of Giants at the Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

 

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Keeping Cool With Some Summer Author Events.

July 1-4 – Westercon 70/LepreCon 43 – Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, AZ

Artist Goh Julie Dillon, Author GoH Connie Willis plus many other local authors and artists.

July 6 – 7 pm – Daniel Price signs The Song of the Orphans – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

July 17 – 7 pm – Richard Kadrey signs The Kill Society at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

July 20 – 7 pm – Daryl Gregory signs Spoonbenders and Rob Hart signs The Woman from Prague at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale.

 

 

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AZSF Author happenings for April and May

April 12- 7 pm – Pirate Takeover Tour with Tricia Levenseller (Daughter of the Pirate King) and Nicole Castroman (Blacksouls) at Changing Hands Phoenix

April 13 – 7 pm – Rosalyn Eves (Blood Rose Rebellion) in conversation with Aprilynne Pike at Changing Hands Tempe

April 21 – 7 pm – Sci Friday Book Club at the Poisoned Pen.  This month’s book is NOS4A2 by Joe Hill.

April 27 – 7 pm – Ryan Dalton Launch Party for The Black Tempest at Changing Hands Phoenix

April 29 –  Independent Bookstore Day

Participating Arizona bookstores are Antigone Books in Tucson, Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, and Changing Hands in Phoenix and Tempe.

April 30 – 2 pm  Tricia Barr, Adam Bray, and Cole Horton: Star Wars™: The Visual Encyclopedia at Changing Hands Tempe

May 2 – 7 pm – Gini Koch signs Alien Education at the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

May 4 – 6:30 pm – Sarah J. Mass (A Court of Wings and Ruin) in conversation with Rae Carson. – Mesa Arts Center, Mesa

May 8 – 7 pm – Marie Brennan signs Within the Sanctuary of Wings – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale

May 11- 7 pm – Ryan Dalton signs The Black Tempest at Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale

walkaway-doctorowMay 12 – 7 pm – Author Cory Doctorow interviewed by Brian David Johnson, ASU Futurist-in-Residence at the Doubletree Hilton in Scottsdale, hosted by The Poisoned Pen.  New book is Walkaway.Cory-Doctorow-200x300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 19 – 7 pm – Sci Friday Book Club at the Poisoned Pen.  This month’s book is Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

May 24 – 7 pm – Elevengeddon 2017 – Authors To Be Announced – Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale.

May 25-27 – Phoenix Comicon – Check website for schedules and information

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July 17 – 7 pm – Richard Kadrey signs The Kill Society at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

 

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AZSF Spring Author Events

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March 9 – 7 pm – V. E. Schwab signs A Conjuring of Light at Changing Hands, Tempe

March 10 – 7 pm – Erika Lewis signs Game of Shadows at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale with Aprilynne Pike hosting.

tfobMarch 11,12 – Tucson Festival of Books – University of Arizona

Science Fiction and Fantasy authors include Alexandra Bracken, Marie L. Brennan, Beth Cato, James Dashner, Amy Engel, Mira Grant/Seanan McGuire, Shannon Hale, Randy Henderson, Gini Koch, Erika Lewis, Jeffrey Mariotte, Brian McClellan, Lisa McMann, Yvonne Navarro, Weston Ochse, James A. Owen, Marsheila Rockwell, V. E. Schwab, Samantha Shannon, Nisi Shawl, David Lee Summers, and  Sam Sykes

TFOB Author list by Genre

TFOB Schedule

March 17 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday Book Club – Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale – This month is a selection of short stories.  Links on book club page.

March 20 – 6:30 pm – Writing Workshop – Tom Leveen: “Publishing Pitfalls: What Are They & How Do You Avoid Them? at Changing Hands, Phoenix

March 21 – 7 pm – Tom Leveen – Hellworld  at Changing Hands, Tempe

March 27 – 7 pm – Tom Leveen signs Hellworld at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

March 31 – 7 pm – Roshani Chokshi: A Crown of Wishes – Changing Hands, Tempe

neilgaimanApril 1 – 7 pm – An Evening With Neil Gaiman – Mesa Center for the Arts

April 27 – 7 pm – Ryan Dalton Launch Party for The Black Tempest at Changing Hands Phoenix

May 8 – 7 pm – Marie Brennan signs Within the Sanctuary of Wings – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale

May 11- 7 pm – Ryan Dalton signs The Black Tempest at Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale

walkaway-doctorowMay 12 – 7 pm – Author Cory Doctorow interviewed by Brian David Johnson, ASU Futurist-in-Residence at the Doubletree Hilton in Scottsdale, hosted by The Poisoned Pen.  New book is Walkaway.Cory-Doctorow-200x300

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 24 – 7 pm – Elevengeddon 2017 – Authors To Be Announced – Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale.

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Ring in 2017 With These Author Events

There’s not much happening at the stat of the year, but once things get going, there’s going to be lots of opportunities to see some good science fiction and fantasy authors including An Evening With Neil Gaiman, The Tucson Festival of Books and more.

Jan 20 – 7 pm – SciFi Friday Book Club at the Poisoned Pen  January’s book is The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Jan 28 – 4  pm – YAllapalooza 2017 at Changing Hands Phoenix  Attending Authors: Paul Mosier, Shonna Slayton, Melissa Marr, Amy Fellner Dominy, Amy Lukavics, Abigail Johnson, Suzanne Young, Ryan Dalton, Kathleen Glasgow, Len Vlahos, and Jeff Giles.

Feb 3 – 3 pm – Lisa McMann signs Dragon Captives (The Unwanteds Quests Book 1) at Changing Hands Tempe

Feb 8 – 7 pm – Sarah Pinborough signs Behind Her Eyes  and Kristan Higgins signs On Second Thought at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

Feb 12 – 3 pm – Rae Carson, Colleen Oakes and Victoria Aveyard at Changing Hands Phoenix

Feb 16 –  6 pm – Lisa McMann signs Dragon Captives (The Unwanteds Quests Book 1) atBarnes and Noble Dana Park Mesa

Feb 16-18 – Desert Nights, Writing Stars ASU Writing Conference – Arizona State University

Feb 27 – 7 pm – Joe R. Lansdale signs Rusty Puppy at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

March 10 – 7 pm – Erika Lewis signs Game of Shadows at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

tfobMarch 11,12 – Tucson Festival of Books – University of Arizona

Authors include Alexandra Bracken, Marie L. Brennan, Beth Cato, James Dashner, Amy Engel, Mira Grant/Seanan McGuire, Shannon Hale, Randy Henderson, Gini Koch, Erika Lewis, Jeffrey Mariotte, Brian McClellan, Lisa McMann, Yvonne Navarro, Weston Ochse, James A. Owen, Marsheila Rockwell, V. E. Schwab, Samantha Shannon, Nisi Shawl, David Lee Summers, and  Sam Sykes

March 27 – 7 pm – Tom Leveen signs Hellworld at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale

neilgaimanApril 1 – 7 pm – An Evening With Neil Gaiman – Mesa Center for the Arts

April 27 – 7 pm – Ryan Dalton Launch Party for The Black Tempest at Changing Hands Phoenix

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AZ Author Events October and Beyond!

The-Purloined-PoodleOct 3 – 7 pm – Kevin Hearne signs The Purloined Poodle – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Oct 5 – 7 pm – Epic Reads Tepic_readsour with Rae Carson, Kendare Blake, and Lauren Oliver – Changing Hands, Phoenix

 

fierce-reads-logo_vobyt9rOct 8 – 4 pm – Fierce Reads Tour with Emma Mills, Caleb Roehrig, and Leigh Bardugo  – Changing Hands, Tempe

All-the-little-liarsOct 10 – 7 pm – Charlaine Harris signs All the Little Liars – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Oct 16 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday book clubThousand Names by Django Wexler

Oct 18 – 7 pm – Melissa De La Cruz signs Something in Between – Changing Hands, Tempe

ap_glitterOct 25 – 7 pm – Aprilynne Pike signs Glitter – Changing Hands Phoenix

Oct 26 – 7 pm – P. C. Cast signs Moon Chosen – Changing Hands, Tempe, AZhighway-kind-200x300

Nov 5 – 7 pm – The Highway Kind Anthology launch with editor Patrick Millikin, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, CJ Box, Gary Phillips and more.  Poisoned Pen Booksotre, Scottsdale

Nov 10 – 7 pm – The Making of Outlander with Tara Bennett and Diana Gabaldon – Poisoned Pen Bookstore, Scottsdale, AZ

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AZSF Fall Author and Book Events

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Sept 6 – 6 pm – Christopher Husberg signs Duskfall: Chaos Queen 1 – Barnes and Noble Dana Park, Mesa, AZ

Sept 10 – 2 pm – Nisi Shawl signs Everfair – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Sept 16 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday book club The Magicians by Lev Grossman – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

westerfeldswarmSept 30 – 7 pm – Scott Westerfeld signs Swarm – Changing Hands, Tempe, AZ

Oct 3 – 7 pm – Kevin The-Purloined-PoodleHearne signs The Purloined Poodle – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

All-the-little-liarsOct 10 – 7 pm – Charlaine Harris signs All the Little Liars – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Oct 16 – 7 pm – Sci-Friday book clubThousand Names by Django Wexler

pccastmoonchosenOct 26 – 7 pm – P. C. Cast signs Moon Chosen Changing Hands, Tempe, AZ

 

 

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