Tucson Festival of Books

Worlds Unto Themselves


In this session, our three authors will discuss how they created rich, new worlds based on other stories and myths. Where did their inspiration come from and how did they make it their own?


Panelists
Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestselling series The Star-Touched Queen, The Gilded Wolves and Aru Shah and The End of Time, which Time magazine named one of the Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time....

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Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth is the New York Times bestselling author of "Chosen Ones," the short story collection "The End and Other Beginnings," the Divergent series and the Carve Mark duology. She is also the guest editor of the most recent The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy....

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Nghi Vo

Nghi Vo is the author of the novels "Siren Queen" and "The Chosen and the Beautiful," as well as the acclaimed novellas "Into the Riverlands," "When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain" and "The Empress of Salt and Fortune," a Locus and Ignyte Award finalist and the winner of the Crawford Award and the Hugo Award....

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Books:
Into the Riverlands
Nghi Vo
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
October 2022
ISBN 9781250851420
112 pages

The Last Tale of the Flower Bride
Roshani Chokshi
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
WILLIAM MORROW
February 2023
ISBN 9780063206502
304 pages

Arch-Conspirator
Veronica Roth
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
February 2023
ISBN 9781250855466
128 pages