Lots of Upcoming Stuff in Arizona Oct/Nov

I’ve been way too busy of late to post any updates here.  Now that things have settled down some, expect to see more regular postings and information.  So, here’s a catchup post!

October Conventions and events:

Oct 2-4 – LepreCon 35 – Phoenix Marriott Mesa in Mesa, AZ – A relaxacon to wind down from the summer convention season.  Hospitality suite and a small amount of programming.  $99 room rate S/D/T/Q & tax.

Oct 9-11 – RinCon ’09 – Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ – Annual Tucson gaming convention.

Oct 15-18 – International Horror/SciFi Film Festival, Tempe, AZ – Annual Film Festival with Casper Van Diem (Starship Troopers), Judith O’Dea (Night of the Living Dead), and Marilyn Burns (Texas Chainsaw Massacre).

Oct 30-Nov 1st – Saboten-Con – Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa, Mesa, AZ – Annual Anime convention

Upcoming Signings with The Poisoned Pen

Sept 22 – Diana Gabaldon – book launch for Echo in the Bone . 6 pm at the Arizona Biltmore

Oct 3 – Poisoned Pen Birthday Party and book launch for Phoenix Noir with editor Patrick Millikin and contributors Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, Jon Talton, Stella Pope-Duarte and others.  6 pm at the Poisoned Pen

Oct 7 – F. Paul Wilson signs Ground Zero at the Poisoned Pen – 7 pm

Oct 9 – Ghoulie Gals  group signing with Sarah Langan, Alex Sokoloff, Sarah Pinborough, and Rhodi Hawk at the Scottsdale Public Library- 7 pm

Oct 18 – The Big Read – Discuss Ray Bradbury’s Farenheit 451 with James Sallis and Brent Ghelfi at the Poisoned Pen at 2 pm

Oct 23 – Kris Neri signs High Crimes on the Magical Plane at the Poisoned Pen – 7 pm

Oct 28 – John Connolly signs The Gates at the Poisoned Pen – 7 pm

Nov 16 – Brandon Sanderson signs The Gathering Storm at the Scottsdale Public Library – 7 pm

Book signings at The Changings Hands bookstore in Tempe.

Oct 2 – Diana Gabaldon signs Echo in the Bone at 7 pm

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Poisoned Pen Upcoming Signings (Updated)

The Poisoned Pen bookstore in Scottsdale has several genre related signings coming up in the next couple of months.  If you missed previous signings with Laurell K. Hamilton, Charles Stross, or S.M. Stirling, they may still have signed books you can buy from those events.

Thu, Oct 16 – Johnathan Carroll signing Ghost in Love at 7 pm

Sun, Oct 19 – Terry Brooks signing Gypsy Morph at 1 pm, plus Terry’s sister, playwright  Laurie Brooks, signing Selkie Girl.

Sat, Nov 1 – Alan Dean Foster signing Quofum at 5:30 pm.

Sat, Nov 1 – Gregory Maguire signing A Lion Among Men at 6:30 pm.

Wed, Nov 19 – Sharon Kay Penman, Diana Gabaldon, and Dana Stabenow at 7:00 pm

Thur, Nov 20 – Tom Kirkbride signs Gamadin: Word of Honor at 6:30 pm

Charles Stross Signing at Poisoned Pen

Author Charles Stross will be signing at The Poisoned Pen In Scottsdale, Arizona, on Thursday, July 30th at 7 pm.   Charles will be signing his new novel, Saturn’s Children, which Poisoned Pen will have available for you to buy. 

Saturn's Children