The approach of spring brings a new crop of sci-if/fantasy book signings and convention events to Arizona.
Author signings and appearances:
March 19 – Cassandra Clare Launch Party for Clockwork Princess at Dobson High School – 6 p.m. Book sales by Changing Hands.
March 24 – Terry Brooks signs Bloodfire Quest – 2 p.m. at the Changing Hands, Tempe.
Conventions and events:
March 8-10 – Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention II – Tombstone
March 9-10 – Tucson Festival of Books – Tucson, AZ SF/F Authors include Heather Brewer, David Brin, Charles de Lint, Diana Gabaldon, Kevin Hearne, C. J. Hill, Nancy Holder, Richard Kadrey, Gini Koch, Tom Leveen, Jeff Mariotte, Dennis McKiernan, Adam Rex, Jennifer Roberson, Marsheila Rockwell, Patrikc Rothfuss, Janni Lee Simner, Sharon Skinner, R. L. Stine, and Sam Sykes plus many more authors of all genres.
May 9-12 – LepreCon 39 – Artist – Raymond Swanland, Author – Jack McDevitt, Art Industry – Jon Schindehette, Music – Nancy Freeman, Local Artist – Shelby Roberston
May 23-26 – Phoenix Comicon with authors including Brandon Sanderson, Timothy Zahn, Terry Brooks, Cherie Priest, John Scalzi, Delilah S. Dawson, Leanna Renee Hieber, Alexandra Monir, Kevin Hearne, Sam Sykes, Gini Koch, C. J. Hill, Suzanne Young, Aprilynne Pike, Janni Lee Simner, Adam Rex, Jeff Mariotte, Tom Leveen, and more. Also Babylon 5 20th Anniversary Celebration with J. Michael Straczynski and 14 Babylon 5 actors.