University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Randy Henderson

Photo by Folly Blaine

Mr. Henderson is appearing courtesy of Tor Publishing

Randy Henderson is the author of the darkly humorous urban fantasy series that includes "Finn Fancy Necromancy" and "Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free" published by Tor (US) and Titan (UK). His latest novel is "Smells Like Finn Spirit." He is the Golden Pen Grand Prize winner of Writers of the Future for 2014, and his short fiction has appeared in numerous professional publications. Randy graduated from the Clarion West writing workshop in 2009.

Randy has experience as a reader, lecturer, and panel participant on the subject of writing at events such as Cascade Writers, Norwescon, WorldCon, World Fantasy Convention, and Rainforest Writers Retreats, as well as his own independent workshops.

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Scheduled events:
WORKSHOP: Plot vs. Character Arc
How to make your plot work with your main character's inner transformation to enhance the impact of both, and how to get unstuck when plot and arc don't play well together.

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Randy Henderson
Why So Serious?
Dark fantasy vs. whimsical fantasy.

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Randy Henderson, Mira Grant, V. E. Schwab, Sam Sykes
Moderator: John Muñoz

Smells Like Finn Spirit
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
March 2017
ISBN 9780765378125
Hardcover, 432 pages
$27.99, INSTORE
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Finn Graymare is back in the final installment of Randy Henderson's Familia Arcana series. More/less

Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
January 2017
ISBN 9780765386083
Paperback, 448 pages
$16.99, INSTORE
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Randy Henderson continues his dark and quirky urban fantasy series with Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free, set in a world of arcane beings hidden among the mundane townies of Port Townsend, Washington. 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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