John Scalzi and Tad Williams at Kepler’s Bookstore

Speculative fiction authors John Scalzi and Tad Williams sat down at Kepler’s Books in the Bay Area to discuss writing, touring, military science fiction, and John Scalzi’s ukulele. The event was recorded by author Deborah Beale.

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.

Tad Williams upcoming tour dates – London, SF Bay Area

Cover of Sleeping Late on Judgement Day, third volume in Tad Williams' "Bobby Dollar" books.

Cover of Sleeping Late on Judgement Day, third volume in Tad Williams’ “Bobby Dollar” books.

Speculative fiction author Tad Williams will be in London at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore (179 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8JR) on Tuesday, July 21st, from 6-7 PM. He will be signing Sleeping Late on Judgement Day, his third Bobby Dollar novel. Further details are here.

Williams will also 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 Hugo-award winning author John Scalzi. This is a ticketed event. More information is available here.

More tour dates will be posted here as we hear of them.