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

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.


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P. Djèlí Clark

Phenderson Djèlí Clark is the award-winning and Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon and World Fantasy nominated author of the novellas "The Black God's Drums," and "The Haunting of Tram Car 015." His latest is "Ring Shout," which gives a supernatural twist to the Ku Klux Klan's reign of terror....

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Rebecca Roanhorse

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....

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Books:
Ring Shout
P. Djèlí Clark
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tom Doherty Associates
October 2020
ISBN 9781250767028
Hardcover, 192 pages
$19.99, INSTORE
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The Haunting of Tram Car 015
P. Djèlí Clark
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tom Doherty Associates
February 2019
ISBN 9781250294807
144 pages
$14.99, OUTOFSTOCK
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Black Sun
Between Earth & Sky Book 1
Rebecca Roanhorse
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Simon and Schuster
October 2020
ISBN 9781534437678
Hardcover, 464 pages
$27.99, INSTORE
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The opening of Hugo and Nebula Award-winner Roanhorse's "Black Sun"- Between Earth and Sky series draws inspiration from the indigenous cultures of North and Central America to deliver a razor-sharp examination of politics, generational trauma, and the path to redemption. More/less

Storm of Locusts
Rebecca Roanhorse
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Simon and Schuster
April 2019
ISBN 9781534413535
Paperback, 320 pages
$16.99, OUTOFSTOCK
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