Experience the multimedia fantasy of Bethany Grenier, the re-imaginedfairy tales of Jim C. Hines, the post-apocalyptic America of Emmy Jackson and the Detroit-based dark fantasy of Gary W. Olson in a single evening as each of these genre-blending local authors reads and signs at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor on May 7, 2012.
The readings start at 7pm, and there will be a Q&A and book signing immediately following.
Author, artist, hair dresser, sculptor and fashionista, Bethany Grenier has been making art in one way or another for nearly twenty-five years and has been accepted into both group and solo showings of her art. Bethany brings her unique vision and passion for style to all she does, co-producing the major arcana tarot deck for her first book, Sings With Stars, released in March of 2010. Bethany is currently writing the sequel to her first book and hopes to have it finished and published by spring of next year. She also continues to produce art for the continuation of the tarot deck started in the first book, to be used in this book.
Jim C. Hines’ next book is Libriomancer, a modern-day fantasy about a magic-wielding Yooper librarian, a hamadryad, a secret society founded by Johannes Gutenberg, a flaming spider, and an enchanted convertible. He’s also the author of the Princess series of fairy tale retellings as well as the humorous Goblin Quest trilogy. His short fiction has appeared in more than 40 magazines and anthologies. Online, he can be found at http://www.jimchines.com/
Emmy Jackson is the author of the post-apocalyptic urban fantasy novel Empty Cradle: The Untimely Death of Corey Sanderson. He lived as a nomad in an RV for three years, wandering the continental United States at will. He was born and raised in Detroit and always returns no matter how many times he moves away. In Empty Cradle, he takes readers on a road trip approximately a hundred and fifty years after a plague of infertility leads to society’s violent collapse. For more writing and information, check out http://www.emmyjackson.com.
Gary W. Olson's first novel, Brutal Light, was published by Damnation Books on December 1, 2011. Brutal Light is a supernatural dark fantasy novel set in modern day Detroit, and debuted on December 1, 2011 from Damnation Books. Olson grew up in Michigan and, despite the weather, stuck around. In 1991 he graduated from Central Michigan University and went to work as a software engineer. He loves to read and write stories that transgress the boundaries of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, while examining ideas of identity and its loss in the many forms it can have. His website is at http://www.garywolson.com.
Location: Street: 2513 Jackson Ave City: Ann Arbor, Province: Michigan Postal Code: 48103-3818 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)