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ConQuesT 47’s toastmaster, Seanan McGuire, will read from and discuss her award-winning science fiction and fantasy books at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at the North Independence Branch of the Mid-Content Public Library, 317 W US Highway 24, Independence, MO.
For details and to RSVP, see https://www.facebook.com/events/1041676205869973/
McGuire’s latest book is “Every Heart a Doorway”. Seanan won the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her novel Feed (as Mira Grant) was named as one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2010.
McGuire is also the author of the October Daye urban fantasies, the InCryptid urban fantasies, and several other works both stand-alone and in trilogies or duologies. She also writes under the pseudonym “Mira Grant.”
ConQuesT 47’s author guest of honor, Nigeran-American author Nnedi Okorafor, will discuss her award-winning science fiction and fantasy books at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Kansas City Public Library’s L.H. Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect Ave., Kansas City MO.
For details and to RSVP, see https://www.facebook.com/events/1789035571341349/
Okorafor is an award-winning novelist of African-based
science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children