Tucson Festival of Books

Seth Dickinson (he/him)


Seth Dickinson is the author of the Baru Cormorant novels and many short stories, as well as much of the lore and backstory of "Bungie Studios’ Destiny." "Exordia" is Dickinson's first science fiction novel.

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Scheduled events:
Do Cell Phones Ruin Everything?
In a world with the internet and smart phones, it's harder to create situations where protagonists can't call for help or Google a solution. So how can a storyteller still build suspense and a sense of danger when modern technology puts the world at our fingertips?

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 120, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 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: Seth Dickinson, Liz Kerin, Jonathan Maberry, David Slayton
Moderator: Toby Wehner
Out of This World
Science fiction and fantasy can take us to space or another dimension to fight a monster or meet aliens, but some things ring true no matter where you are. How do writers use the tools of science fiction and fantasy to tell important truths and make us think and feel powerful emotions? And why do we love these kinds of stories so much? Seth Dickinson, Cory Doctorow, Constance Fay, and David Slayton will discuss!

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Seth Dickinson, Cory Doctorow, Constance Fay, David Slayton
Moderator: Jessica Emerson
The Future of Artificial Intelligence
In this timely sesion, three bestselling authors of cience fiction will discuss what the future holds for Artificial Intelligence.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Seth Dickinson, Cory Doctorow, Jonathan Maberry
Moderator: Christine Russell

Books:
Exordia
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
January 2024
ISBN 9781250233011
544 pages
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The Traitor Baru Cormorant
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
November 2016
ISBN 9780765380739
400 pages