Supanova is a Literary Wonderland in 2011

Supanova has always had a love of the imaginary worlds brought to life by our Fantasy and Speculative Fiction authors. This year, by partnering with our good friends at Dymocks, we have thrown wide the doors to bring you a slew of amazing authors at both our tours. Leading the charge is one of the world’s biggest names in the Fantasy genre: Robin Hobb, appearing courtesy of Dymocks.

April Tour (Brisbane and Melbourne)

  • Robin Hobb: Hugo and Nebula nominated fantasy author Robin Hobb is best known for writing ‘epic medieval fantasy’ which includes The Farseer Trilogy, The Liveship Traders Trilogy and  The Tawny Man trilogy to name a few. Orson Scott Card has stated that Robin “arguably set the standard for the modern serious fantasy novel”.
  • Marianne De Pierres:  The author of the acclaimed Parrish Plessis and Sentients of Orion science fiction series. The Parrish Plessis series has been translated into eight languages and adapted into a roleplaying game.
  • Jennifer Fallon: She has sold over 750,000 books world-wide, across three trilogies and one tetralogy.  These include the Demon Child Trilogy, the Second Sons Trilogy, the Hythrun Chronicles and The Tide Lords
  • Rowena Cory Daniells: Martial arts enthousisast Rowena Cory Daniells is the recently published author of two fantasy series ‘The Last T’En’ trilogy and ‘King Rolen’s Kin’.

Brisbane Only

  • Ian Irvine: Bestselling author Ian Irvine is the creator of more than forty novels for both adults and children, including ‘The Three Worlds Sequence’, ‘The Tainted Realm’ trilogy and the ‘Runcible Jones’ series.

Melbourne Only

  • Trudi Canavan: Trudi Canavan is an Australian fantasy writer and the author of the international bestseller, the Black Magician Trilogy and Age of Five trilogy.

June Tour (Sydney and Perth)

  • Kevin J Anderson: Renowned for his Star Wars novels and world famous author of such epic series’ as the Seven Suns Saga, and the Gamearth Trilogy
  • Rebecca Moesta: Acclaimed Sci-fi Author of numerous Star Wars Novels, the Buffy novel “Little Things and The Crystal Door series.
  • Plus Marianne De Pierres and Jennifer Fallon

All of this and still more potential guests in the pipeline! If you love a good book then Supanova is definitely the place to be!


Posted Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

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