Uptember, Week 4: Baltimore Book Festival & Main Point Books!

I’m flying back from the West Coast today, which means there are some silver-signed hardbacks of Updraft available at Borderlands – San Francisco, Mysterious Galaxy – San Diego, and University Bookstore – Seattle. Such an amazing time at all three. Here’s a quick shot of the University Books crowd. More on that soon.


I have new posts going up at The Arched Doorway (A cartography of maps), Vampire Book Club (looking at things upside-down), an interview at Writers after Dark, and a post on Starships and Dragonwings (about that wingtest…).

Meantime, on The Baltimore Book Festival begins this Friday and runs through Sunday in the beautiful Inner Harbor. I’m so excited to return to Baltimore, where I lived for more than a decade.

Here’s my schedule:

Friday:
– 11am – The Revolution Will Be Science-fictional… and Fantastic
What to read in SF/F and where to find it! Our panel looks at the latest trends in SF/F and the books people are talking about this year. Panelists: Emmie Mears, Cat Rambo, Fran Wilde, Michael R. Underwood
4pm – Guest of Honor Tobias Buckell, interviewed by Fran Wilde – in the Literary Tent

Saturday:
-1pm Reading Group 3: Discover New Worlds
Four intrepid readers – find your new favorites! Check out the rising stars of science fiction and fantasy. Readers: Brenda Clough, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Fran Wilde
– 2pm Autographing session – Fran Wilde
– 5pm Earl Grey, Hot: Future Food, Fantastical Food
From food pills to food printers to the latest in Elven lembas bread, our experts will whet your appetite for fictional food. Panelists: Diana Peterfreund, Cat Rambo, Lawrence M. Schoen, Bud Sparhawk, Fran Wilde, K Ceres Wright
– 6pm Meet the Author Social
Rub elbows with your new favorite science fiction and fantasy authors at this annual event! Raffles and Giveaways!

Then on Monday, September 28, come to Main Point Books in Bryn Mawr at 7pm to hear Gregory Frost and me talk about writing, Updraft, and more – this will be one of the last Uptember events in Philadelphia – don’t miss it!

I’m going to post more photos from the Uptember West Coast Tour next week – East Coast I’ll see you soon!

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