San Diego ComicCon is almost here--yippee! Here's the Morrow/Avon/Eos schedule.
Guillermo del Toro, Director/Author: The Strain, The Fall Friday AA3 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Drawing for Line Tickets expected to begin at 9:15 am Friday in the Autograph Area
Guillermo del Toro, Director/Author: The Strain, The Fall
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
PANEL: 3:00-4:00 Bite Me: Evolving Urban Fantasy Beyond the Vampire Phenomenon— Some of the top names in urban fantasy gather to discuss how to evolve the urban fantasy genre beyond the vampire phenom, spurred by the mass commercial appeal of The Twilight Saga and True Blood. Authors include Tanya Huff (the Victoria Nelson novels), Mario Acevedo (the Felix Gomez detective-vampire series), Merrie Destefano (Afterlife: The Resurrection Chronicles), Jocelynn Drake (Pray for Dawn), Richard Kadrey (Sandman Slim), Lauren Kate (Fallen series), and Marjorie M. Liu (In the Dark of Dreams). Moderator: Diana Gill, executive editor at HarperCollins Publishers. Room 8
Update: BROM will be signing THE CHILD THIEF and his other works at the Spectrum section of the Donato Arts island (Booth #4503) from 2PM - 5PM on Friday July 23rd.
Saturday ticketed autographing:
Ray Guns, Robots and Rockets: The Influence of Ray Bradburyon the Future
Ray Bradbury and Sam Weller
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 7/24, 6:30-7:30pm:
What's Hot @ Harper: A Special Sneak Preview of Upcoming SF, Fantasy, Urban Noir, Horror & More— Want to hear about The Fall by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan? Get a sneak preview of the next Kim Harrison? Meet some of the Eos and Avon authors and hear about their upcoming books? Plus get free stuff (including a chance to win a new e-Reader, so you can enjoy all of Harper's 'e' offerings)? Then don't miss this panel on HarperCollins's upcoming sci-fi/fantasy/horror titles and more! Moderated by Diana Gill, executive editor, HarperCollins Publishers, with authors . Room 26AB
YEP--We're giving stuff away at this panel! Every attendee will receive the Eos 2010 sampler, which has excerpts from 25 current and upcoming books ranging from science fiction all the way to paranormal romance. PLUS we'll be giving away galleys of upcoming books, some special editions,and your chance to win an E-reader! So before you head out to dinner, come to the Hot at Harper panel!
Sunday, 7/25 10:30-11:30 Spotlight on Ann and Jeff VanderMeer: Dr. Lambshead, Steampunk, Weird Tales, Imaginary Animals, and You— Weird Tales editor and Hugo Award winner Ann VanderMeer and her World Fantasy Award–winning husband, writer/editor Jeff VanderMeer, take you on a whirlwind exclusive inside look at a cornucopia of exciting new projects, inc. The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities, featuring work by Mike Mignola and Greg Broadmore. Room 8
N.B. Eos will publish the Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities in Summer 2011.
Plus HarperCollins/Eos/Avon will be at Booth # 1318, so if you miss the panels, stop on by and say hi.