Tad Williams, John Scalzi to appear in Bay Area book event

Science fiction and fantasy author Tad Williams will appear at Kepler’s Bookstore in Menlo Park, California, (1010 El Camino Real) on Monday, August 24th at 7:30 PM. The event is called “John Scalzi in conversation with Tad Williams”, and Williams will be chatting with fellow author John Scalzi. This is a ticketed event.

tad-williams-with-coffee-mug-pointing-at-qantaqa Tad Williams is perhaps best known as the author of five shelf-bending speculative fiction series: “Memory, Sorrow and Thorn” (1988-1993), “Otherland” (1996-2001), “Shadowmarch” (2004-2010), “Bobby Dollar” (2012-present), and “The Ordinary Farm Adventures” (2009-present, co-written with wife Deborah Beale).Williams has also written a number of shorter works, including several novellas and the standalone novels Tailchaser’s Song (1985), Caliban’s Hour (1994), and The War of the Flowers (2003).

Williams’ latest confirmed project is “The Last King of Osten Ard”; the first book in this highly-anticipated new series, The Witchwood Crown, is set to be released in March 2017.

John ScalziScience fiction author John Scalzi is best known for his “Old Man’s War” series, three novels of which — Old Man’s War, The Last Colony, and Zoe’s Tale — have been nominated for the prestigious Hugo Award.

John Scalzi served as president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America from 2010 to 2013. Scalzi is also known for serving as a creative consultant for the hit TV series Stargate Universe, among other projects.

More information on the Kepler Books event is available here.