A look at spring’s genre book signings and conventions

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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:

Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention II
Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention II (Tombstone)

March 8-10 – Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention IITombstone

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 39Artist – 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.

Find more convention information on the Nerdvana convention page and general event information at the Nerdvana Calendar!

This is a portion of an article originally published Feb. 8 at azsf.net. It is reposted here with permission of its author.

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About Lee Whiteside

Lee WhitesideLee Whiteside has been writing about science fiction and fantasy in various forms online since before the WWW existed. His website, sftv.org, keeps track of genre TV shows. He also is quite involved with organized fandom, having chaired CopperCons (16 & 23), LepreCons (28 & upcoming 36), The 2006 Nebula Awards, and the first North American Discworld Convention. And he runs the official Connie Willis Website at ConnieWillis.net.