Archive for the ‘Appearances’ Category

CONvergence Note

If you’re coming to CONvergence this weekend, and plan to get a book signed by Tammy, please be sure to bring your own books to the convention! Due to a little mix-up with the bookseller, copies of her books won’t be available at the con. We apologize for any inconvenience.

And, if you won’t be attending CONvergence, check out the Events page for other appearances. Tammy may be coming to your area!

17th Annual Alpha Workshop

Applications are open for the 17th annual Alpha Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Workshop for Young Writers! This workshop guides young writers, ages 14 – 19, through the writing and publishing process. At Alpha, attendees take a story from its initial concept to a complete draft, receiving feedback and mentorship from Alpha’s staff and a roster of guest authors.

The workshop runs this summer, from July 25th – August 5th, at the University of Pittsburgh’s Greensburg Campus. Tamora Pierce will be in attendance, along with N. K. Jemisin, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Maggie Stiefvater.

Applications for this year’s Alpha workshop are due by March 4, 2018, so be sure to get yours in on time!

Tomorrow: Meet Tamora Pierce and Julie Holderman at Parnassus Books

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who showed up in New York and DC!

The Tortall: A Spy’s Guide launch tour concludes tomorrow, November 3rd, with an appearance at Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN. Fans in the Nashville area are encouraged to stop by for a discussion and signing.

This is a free event, but please RSVP your ticket in advance. More information can be found here.

TORTALL: A SPY’S GUIDE Appearances

It’s just about time for the release of Tortall: A Spy’s Guide!  If you’ll be in the New York City area on Monday, October 30th, try to stop by the launch event at Books of Wonder, where you will meet Tammy and her Spy’s Guide co-authors, Julie Holderman, Timothy Liebe, and Megan Messinger. The event will run from 6 pm – 8pm, and will be the only chance to pick up a physical copy of Spy’s Guide before the official October 31st release!

Of course, if you can’t make it to Books of Wonder, there will be plenty of other opportunities to see Tammy. Check the Events page for a schedule of all upcoming appearances.

Upcoming Appearances & Scheduling Change (Buffalo Street Books)

With the upcoming launch of the long-anticipated Tortall: A Spy’s Guide, Tammy and her co-authors will be making appearances at Books of Wonder (New York City), Politics and Prose (Washington, DC), and Parnassus Books (Nashville, TN). The coming months are shaping up to be very busy, so be sure to take a look at the Events page to see if Tammy’s coming to your area!

Please note that Tammy’s appearance at Buffalo Street Books (Ithaca, NY) has been moved to Saturday, December 2nd, from 2 – 4 pm.

Tamora Pierce Will Be Attending Beyond IQ in Boxborough, MA

Please Note: This is not a public appearance, and no public appearance in Boxborough is scheduled. This is a conference for Highly and Profoundly Gifted Children which Tamora Pierce attends when she’s able.

Are you a gifted child, or the parent or sibling of one or more gifted children? Do you want to spend time with other gifted children, or talk to other parents and siblings about your experiences with gifted children? Then Beyond IQ, a Conference Series For and About Highly and Profoundly Gifted Children, is worth attending for you and your HG/PG child/children.

From Friday, April 28 through Sunday, April 30, Beyond IQ will be held at the Boxboro Regency Hotel in Boxborough, MA. The conference features Friday Workshops for Professionals, Saturday and Sunday Conferences, and a Saturday Night Ice Cream Social. Attendees can either take advantage of special rates to stay at the hotel, or simply come during the conference itself if you live in the Greater Boston Area.

Registration is $70 a day ($65 Friday), or $130 for Saturday and Sunday, and you can register directly at the Beyond IQ Site.

 

Tamora Pierce and Faith Erin Hicks In Conversation at Dewitt, NY Barnes & Noble

The Stone Heart by Faith Erin Hicks
THE STONE HEART, second in “The Nameless City” trilogy by Faith Erin Hicks

On Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM, Tammy will be sitting down with Eisner Award-winning graphic novelist Faith Erin Hicks (The Nameless City trilogy) for an evening’s conversation.  Join the two of them as they talk about a wide range of topics.

Admission is free, but seating is limited. Both authors’ books will be available for sale.

Tamora Pierce to Appear at SCBWI’s “Spring Fever” Conference in Baldwinsville, NY, March 18, 2017

Tamora Pierce will be speaking at the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ (SCBWI) Annual “Spring Fever” Conference at Christ Community Methodist Church, 3474 Styles Road, Syracuse, NY.

Also appearing, to speak or to lead workshops, will be literary agent Brent Taylor, author and illustrator Elizabeth Zunon. Those wishing critiques of their work, to register, or who have any other questions may visit SCWBI’s West/Central New York site.