Become a Fictonaut: Adventure Through Fiction with Supanova & Dymocks!

At each of Supanova’s four expos in 2011, Dymocks will bring you the best in local literary talent as well as their celebrated international counterparts. Now you have the opportunity to meet the creators of your favourite fictional worlds in Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Speculative Fiction and more, all under the Supanova roof! At Supanova, you’ll be able to purchase new books, bring your own copies to be autographed, and ask the authors all of your burning questions face-to-face.

  • Trent Jamieson: Brisbane experiences the mind behind Aurealis Award-winner ‘Cracks’, ‘Slow and Ache’ and ‘Dreaming Again’.
  • Isobelle Carmody: Melbourne is treated to the author of the ‘Obernewtyn Chronicles’, ‘The Gathering’ and ‘Greylands’.
  • Kate Forsyth: Sydney fans will meet the creator of  ‘The Witches of Eileanan’ and ‘Rhiannon’s Ride’, and the award-winning ‘Chain of Charms’ series.
  • Bevan McGuiness: Finally, Perth plays host to a relative newcomer whose book ‘Slave of Sondelle’ has won acclaim from critics and fans alike.

These authors and many more of our regular local and international guest stars all make Supanova a literary treat!

It’s all happening in Supanova’s wrestling ring at 1PM on Saturdays, folks, but the smackdown action might not be what you expected!

On Saturday 2/4/11 in Brisbane, fan-favourite Fantasy author JENNIFER FALLON will launch her brand new ‘Undivided’ series with book one, “The Undivided: Riftrunners” in Supanova’s AWF Wrestling Ring, a location befitting its dramatic action!
The following week on 9/4/11 in Melbourne, ISOBELLE CARMODY of Obernewtyn fame will climb into the ring to launch ‘The Wilful Eye –
Tales from the tower Volume one’. Nan McNab (co-editor) and Rosie Borella (contributor)  will all be present at the launch as well and are happy to sign copies of the books.

Be ringside at 1PM Saturdays at Supanova to see the women behind those big names on the book covers bring you their latest and greatest works of Fantasy fiction.

Robin Hobb appearance in Sydney

Sydney siders need not feel left out from this literate-love-in as they have an exclusive event coming up in April too!

North Sydney is proud to be hosting international best-selling author Robin Hobb for an exclusive Q&A session, as well as a chance for fans to meet Robin and have their books signed by the novelist on Wednesday 6 April.

Hailing from California and residing in Washington State, Robin will be travelling to Australia as a guest of the Supanova Pop Culture Exhibition; however this will be Robin’s only public Sydney appearance.

The event will be held at the Dendy Cinemas in Newtown. Tickets to the event are $20 per person and must be purchased prior to the event. They can be purchased through Dymocks North Sydney in person, by phone on 02 9956 6771 or by emailing nsydney@dymocks.com.au. Copies of Robin Hobb’s books will be available for purchase and signing on the evening.

Appearance update on Eric Roberts

Sadly, with the announcement of these guests, we must also announce the postponement of another: Supa-Star Eric Roberts has been offered a fantastic film role and hence will be unable to join us for the Brisbane and Melbourne shows. We will continue to work to bring him Down Under in the near future.



Posted Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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