University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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David Lee Summers

Holualoa Companies

David Lee Summers is the author of ten novels and numerous short stories and poems. His novels include "Owl Dance," which tells the story of a microscopic alien swarm manipulating events in 1877 Arizona and "The Astronomer's Crypt," a horror novel set an astronomical observatory. His short stories and poems have appeared in such magazines and anthologies as Realms of Fantasy, Cemetery Dance, and Straight Outta Tombstone. When not working with the written word, David operates telescopes at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

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Scheduled events:
Scientists Who Write Science Fiction
Jim Doty and David Summers, two real-live practicing scientists who use their knowledge to write science fiction talk about their process. Assistive listening devices available.

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: J.L. Doty, David Summers
Magical History
Gail Carriger, Beth Cato and Mindy Tarquini, authors of novels filled with magic and mystery will discuss alternative earth histories where magic, the paranormal or time travel are real. Assistive listening devices available.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 120)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Gail Carriger, Beth Cato, Mindy Tarquini
Moderator: David Summers

The Astronomers Crypt
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Lachesis Publishing Inc
February 2017
ISBN 9781927555873
Paperback, 274 pages

If you scare easily, don’t read this book. If you dare to read it, you’ve been warned. More/less

Maximum Velocity:The Best of the Full-Throttle Space Tales
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
WordFire Press
August 2017
ISBN 9781614755296
Paperback, 396 pages
$19.99, INSTOCK
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The Full-Throttle Space Tales series collected action-packed, high octane, science fiction stories across the full potential of the genre. More/less

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