March 2022

Rebecca Roanhorse

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Rebecca Roanhorse is a New York Times best-selling and Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Award-winning speculative fiction writer and the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (Campbell) Award for Best New Writer. 

Roanhorse has published multiple award-winning short stories and five novels, including two in The Sixth World Series, "Star Wars: Resistance Reborn," "Race to the Sun" for the Rick Riordan imprint, and her latest novel, the epic fantasy "Black Sun", which won the ALA Alex Award in 2021. She has also written for Marvel Comics and for television, and had projects optioned by Amazon Studios, Netflix and Paramount TV.

She lives in Northern New Mexico with her husband, daughter, and pup. She drinks a lot of black coffee.

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Scheduled events:
Gods and Demons
Rebecca Roanhorse and P. Djèlí Clark’s highly acclaimed dark-fantasy novels are set in worlds that draw on elements of American history and prehistory, featuring marvelous, in-depth characters fighting for justice. Come hear how these authors crafted their amazing mythic tales.

Elmore Leonard Memorial Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
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Panelists: P. Djèlí Clark, Rebecca Roanhorse
Moderator: Linda Addison
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