University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Workshop: Compelling World Building

Award-winning and best-selling author Ken Liu presents practical advice and inspiring perspectives on how to build a more compelling SFF world. Useful for both novelists and short story writers. Bring your worldbuilding questions! Assistive listening devices available.

Ken Liu

Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo and World Fantasy awards, he has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed and Strange Horizons, among others....

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The Grace of Kings
Ken Liu
Simon and Schuster
August 2016
ISBN 9781481424288
Paperback, 656 pages
$18.99, INSTORE
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Two men rebel together against tyranny—and then become rivals—in this first sweeping book of an epic fantasy series from Ken Liu, recipient of Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards. More/less

The Wall of Storms, book 2 in series
Ken Liu
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Saga Press
October 2016
ISBN 9781481424301
Hardcover, 880 pages
$29.99, INSTOCK
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In the much-anticipated sequel to the “magnificent fantasy epic” (NPR) Grace of Kings, Emperor Kuni Garu is faced with the invasion of an invincible army in his kingdom and must quickly find a way to defeat the intruders. More/less

The Paper Menagerie
Ken Liu
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Saga Press
October 2016
ISBN 9781481424363
Paperback, 464 pages
$15.99, INSTORE
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Presents the author's selection of his best short stories, as well as a new piece, in a collection that includes "The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary," "Mono No Aware" and "The Waves. More/less

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