Pre-Scintillation Speculative Reading Showcase
For our fall speculative fiction showcase, a number of authors who are visiting our fair city for the Scintillation convention will be joining us to share their work in the store! Copies of their books will be available for sale and signing.
Jo Walton has published fourteen novels, most recently Lent. She has also published three poetry collections, two essay collections and a short story collection. She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2002, the World Fantasy Award for Tooth and Claw in 2004, the Hugo and Nebula awards for Among Others in 2012, and in 2014 both the Tiptree Award for My Real Children and the Locus Non Fiction award for What Makes This Book So Great.
Ada Palmer’s Terra Ignota series (Tor Books) explores a future of borderless nations and globally commixing populations. The first volume Too Like the Lightning was a Best Novel Hugo finalist, and won the Compton Crook Award, while Ada received the Campbell Award.
Marissa Lingen has written short science fiction and fantasy stories for magazines and anthologies across the Anglophone world. Her work has been translated into seven languages. She has recently branched out into essays and poetry. Her short stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Uncanny, Analog, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and many more.
Greer Gilman is the author of Cloud & Ashes and Moonrise, which won the Crawford Award and was shortlisted for the Tiptree and Mythopoeic Awards.
Karl Schroeder is a professional futurist as well as one of Canada’s most popular science fiction and fantasy authors. He divides his time between writing and conducting workshops and speaking on the potential impacts of science and technology on society. He is the author of Stealing Worlds and The Million, as well as a half-dozen previous SF novels.
Alison Sinclair is the author of Legacies, Blueheart and Cavalcade (nominated for the Arthur C Clarke award), as well as the Darkborn trilogy.