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)
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David Lee Summers


David Lee Summers is the author of ten novels and numerous short stories and poems. His novels include "The Solar Sea," which imagines the first voyage to the outer planets aboard a solar sail spacecraft, and "Owl Dance," which tells the story of a microscopic alien swarm manipulating events in 1877 Arizona and beyond. His short stories and poems have appeared in such magazines as Realms of Fantasy and Cemetery Dance. When not working with the written word, David operates telescopes at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

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Scheduled events:
WORKSHOP: Writing Science Fiction with Real Life Scientists
Our speakers have expertise in science (telescope engineer and fiber optical engineer) and are making their way in the world of science fiction marketing their books. Here how they blend real science with fiction--and also get sales

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 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
Building Alternate Worlds
How to create worlds where magic is real and gods, ghosts, and ghouls walk among us.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Gini Koch, Erika Lewis, Brian McClellan, Samantha Shannon
Moderator: David Summers

Books:
Brazen Shark
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Sky Warrior Book Publishing, LLC
February 2016
ISBN 9781523636358
Paperback, 274 pages
$15.95, INSTOCK
Buy now

Pirate captain, inventor, and entrepreneur Onofre Cisneros sweeps his friends Fatemeh and Ramon Morales off to Hawaii for their honeymoon. More/less

Dragon's Fall: Rise of the Scarlet Order
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Lachesis Publishing Inc
March 2013
ISBN 9781897562611
Paperback, 312 pages

Three vampyrs. Three lives. Three intertwining stories. Bearing the guilt of destroying the holiest of books, after becoming a vampyr, the Dragon, Lord Desmond searches the world for lost knowledge, but instead, discovers truth in love. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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