After last year’s amazing line up of Fantasy and Speculative Fiction authors and the overwhelming response from the Supanova fans, what choice did we have, but to keep the authors coming?
Supanova is proud to announce the Supa-Star authors for the Melbourne and Gold Coast expos.
Melbourne and Gold Coast
Brandon Sanderson: Author of the ‘Mistborn’ and ‘Alcatraz’ series and chosen to complete the epic ‘Wheel of Time’ series after Robert Jordan’s passing.
Marc McBride: Drew The Kraken in 2001. Since then he has illustrated the hugely successful Deltora Quest and Quentaris series, The Deltora Book of Monsters, Old Ridley, Journey From the Centre of the Earth, Tales of Deltora and Secrets of Deltora. Aurealis Award winner for World Of Monsters under the name Edgar Wishbone.
Michael Pryor: Creator of Steam Punk series: ‘The Extraordinaires’, ‘Laws of Magic’ and ‘Quentaris.
Bevan McGuiness: Author of ‘The Eleven’ trilogy and ‘Triumvirate’ trilogy.
Alison Croggon: The Gift, Alison’s acclaimed young adult fantasy series ‘The Books of Pellinor’, was shortlisted for two Aurealis Awards.
Ian Irvine: Author of ‘ The View from the Mirror’, ‘The Well of Echoes’ and ‘Song of the Tears’ series, plus eleven novels for children. Vengeance is the first book in the ‘Tainted Realm’ trilogy.
K.S Nikakis: K.S Nikakis is an academic at NMIT. A passionate reader and student of fantasy writing, ‘The Kira Chronicles’ is her first series.
Gold Coast Exclusives
Alan Dean Foster: The king of novelisations! Works include: Star Wars, the first three Alien films, Alien Nation, The Chronicles of Riddick, Star Trek, Terminator: Salvation and both Transformers films – courtesy of Cultural Partners, the Gold Coast Film Festival.
Kylie Chan: Author of ‘Dark Heavens’ and ‘Journey to Wudang’ series.
Keri Arthur: Author of the New York Times bestselling ‘Riley Jenson Guardian’ series and has now written more than twenty-five books. Won RT’s Career Achievement Award for urban fantasy.
Richard Harland: Steam Punk creator of ‘Worldshaker’ and ‘Liberator’
Trent Jamison: SF writer and Silent Motion Picture Actor. He has written a series of novels called ‘Death Works’ as well as his newest novel ‘Roil’ published by Angry Robot.
Amazing Authors like these and many others will be in attendance to meet their fans and talk about what they do, why they do it and how. Keep an eye out for Q&A Sessions throughout the weekends!