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I'd love to say hi! I'll be around all of Saturday, July 11 - here's how to find me:
10:00AM: Hachette Booth (#1116-1120) to sign things and hang out.
12-1PM: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Feud: I'm not sure what it is, but it will be comical and enlightening. Brandon Sanderson (The Stormlight Archive series), Patrick Rothfuss (the Kingkiller Chronicles series), Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy), Ernie Cline (Armada), Naomi Novik (Uprooted), and Chuck Wending (Zer0es) will also be there. Ironically, no members of my immediate family!
2-3PM: Penguin/Random House Booth (#1520) to sign copies of Press Start to Play, the new anthology of video game themed fiction from Tor. And anything else.
I've been there and it's an extraordinary adaptation - there's a deep and compelling quality to the characterizations that made for an intense and moving production. If you're in the Chicago area, please go!
Details and tickets are here.