Very much looking forward to the Australian National Convention next weekend. Lots of brilliant books to buy, panels to attend, bars to prop up and jokes to laugh hysterically at.
Here’s my formal timetable:
Friday, 7pm, Argyle and Lincoln Rooms
Launch of my new short story collection, Through Splintered Walls, and others!
Ever wondered how your favorite Twelve Planet collection would taste like in cupcake form? Then come along to the Twelfth Planet Cocktail hour, to celebrate the launch of the newest Twelve Planets, ‘Through Splintered Walls’, by Kaaron Warren, and ‘Cracklescape’ by Margo Lanagan, plus the new TPP novella ‘Salvage’ by Jason Nahrung and a surprise announcement! Each book will be lovingly interpreted as a cupcake by master baker, Terri Sellen. Your cocktail choice is entirely your own…
Saturday, 9am, Pelham Room
Panel: Take the Pebble from my Hand, Grasshopper.
with: Louise Cusack, Kimberley Gaal, Jane Routley, Angela Slatter,
When starting out on any path it’s always good to have someone you can ask for advice. Writing is no different and there are many people willing to help. Our panellists discuss how to find a mentor, the benefits of having one and the rewards of being a mentor.
Saturday, 2pm, Drummond Room
Book Launch: Ishtar, edited by Amanda Pillar and K.V. Taylor.
with: Deborah Biancotti, Amanda Pillar, Cat Sparks
The Goddess Ishtar, Past, Present and Future.
This award nominated series of novellas for sale for the first time in paperback.
Sunday, 10am, Argyle Room
Panel: Everyone Loves a Good Murder
with: Lindy Cameron, Stephen Dedman, Tor Roxburgh, Laura Wilkinson
Murder mysteries – and just plain murder – are a staple of science-fiction and fantasy almost as much as crime. Why are we so fascinated with murder and those who commit it?
Sunday, 3pm, Faraday Room
Readings with Stephen Dedman, Chris McMahon and Lucy Sussex.
Full program is here.
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