A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

John Scalzi

John Scalzi is one of the most popular science fiction authors of the 2000s. His multiple New York Times best-sellers include "Redshirts," which won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel, "Lock In" and "The Last Emperox." His debut novel "Old Man's War" won the Astounding Award for Best New Writer; his other awards include the Locus, Seiun and Audie. Whatever, his online site, has been published continuously since 1998, and has earned him two other Hugo awards. His television work includes Stargate Universe and Love, Death & Robots. Scalzi lives in Ohio, where he takes pictures of cats and sunsets.

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Scheduled events:
Galactic Empires, Murderbot and More!
These award-winning authors all write futuristic adventures. Hear what they have to say about space travel, cyborgs, artificial intelligence, and writing.

Elmore Leonard Memorial Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror

Panelists: Tochi Onyebuchi, John Scalzi, Martha Wells
Moderator: Scott Glener

The Last Emperox
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tom Doherty Associates
April 2020
ISBN 9780765389169
Hardcover, 320 pages
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The Consuming Fire (The Interdependency)
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
September 2019
ISBN 9780765388995
Mass Market Paperback, 333 pages

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