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Friday, July 12
 

8:00pm

Reading and AMA - Darin Kennedy
Ask Me Anything and reading by Darin Kennedy

Guests
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Darin Kennedy

Literary Guest
Darin Kennedy, born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Bowman Gray School of Medicine. After completing family medicine residency in the mountains of Virginia, he served eight years as a United States Army physician and wrote his... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Heritage

8:30pm

Reading - Gray Rinehart
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Gray Rinehart

Literary Guest
Gray Rinehart writes fiction, nonfiction, and music. He is the only person to have commanded an Air Force satellite tracking station, written speeches for Presidential appointees, and had music on The Dr. Demento Show. He is currently a contributing editor (the "Slushmaster General... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Heritage

9:00pm

Reading and AMA - Les Johnson
Ask Me Anything and reading by Les Johnson

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Les Johnson

Science Guest
Les is a physicist, a science and science fiction author, and a NASA technologist.  His science fiction books include Mission to Methone, Back to the Moon, Rescue Mode, and the soon-to-be-released Stellaris: People of the Stars. His popular science books include Graphene: The... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Heritage

9:30pm

Reading - Paula S. Jordan
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Paula S. Jordan

Science Guest, The Wordshop
Paula S Jordan, a former orbit analyst, writes moderately hard, character-driven science fiction, with three stories (so far) in Analog.  Her first novel, a  present-day alien contact story set in western North Carolina, is nearing completion. Working title: Of Seas and the Stars... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Heritage

10:00pm

Reading and AMA - Dr. Robert Hampson
Ask Me Anything and reading by Dr. Robert Hampson

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Dr. Robert Hampson

Science Guest
Robert E. Hampson, Ph.D. is THE (brain) scientist behind the science fiction for more than a dozen writers. He has assisted in the (fictional) creation of future medicine, brain computer interfaces, unusual diseases, alien intelligence, novel brain diseases (and the medical nanites... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 10:00pm - 10:30pm
Heritage

10:30pm

Reading and AMA - Chris A. Jackson
Ask Me Anything and reading by Chris Jackson

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Chris A. Jackson

Literary Guest
As a professional sailor, writer, scientist, and life-long gamer, writing nautical and RPG tie-in fantasy came naturally for Chris. His Scimitar Seas novels from Dragon Moon Press have won multiple gold medals from Foreword Reviews Magazine, and his Pathfinder Tales novels, Pirate's... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 10:30pm - 11:00pm
Heritage

11:00pm

Reading - Nicki Jamison (18+)
Adult Reading by Nickie Jamison



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Nickie Jamison

Literary Guest
Nickie Jamison is the secret identity of Ora J. McGuire. She is a writer of LGBTQ+ erotica and romance blended with sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. Ora’s hobbies include gaming, fan-girling, and doing marathons…on Netflix. She also vlogs about life, makeup, and KonMari decluttering... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 11:00pm - 11:30pm
Heritage
 
Saturday, July 13
 

12:00pm

Literary Samplers
Join a group of authors as they introduce you to their works in the shortest amount of time possible.

Additional Readers: JJ Dunaway, Theresa Glover, Allegra Gulino

Guests
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Samantha Bryant

Literary Guest
Samantha Bryant is a middle school Spanish teacher by day and a mom and novelist by night. That makes her a superhero all the time. Her secret superpower is finding lost things. She writes because it’s cheaper than therapy and a lot more fun. She’s best known for her Menopausal... Read More →
avatar for Alexandra Christian

Alexandra Christian

Literary Guest
Alexandra Christian is an author of mostly romance with a speculative slant. Her love of Stephen King and sweet tea has flavored her fiction with a Southern Gothic sensibility that reeks of Spanish moss and deep-fried eccentricity. Her guiding principle as a romance novelist has always... Read More →
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Jason Graves

Literary Guest
Jason is the publisher and chief editor at Prospective Press, a traditional publisher of genre fiction and select non-fiction titles, currently with twenty-five books in print and over thirty authors represented. The company now encompasses seven traditional imprints and two hybrid... Read More →
avatar for Jason Gilbert

Jason Gilbert

Literary Guest
Jason is the author of The Clockworks of War series, The Rifle Chronicles, and Wolfbane: The Coldstone Files. His stories are Alternate History with an Urban Fantasy and Horror element set in worlds of the supernatural, and sometimes involve steam and gears! You can check out his... Read More →
avatar for Nickie Jamison

Nickie Jamison

Literary Guest
Nickie Jamison is the secret identity of Ora J. McGuire. She is a writer of LGBTQ+ erotica and romance blended with sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. Ora’s hobbies include gaming, fan-girling, and doing marathons…on Netflix. She also vlogs about life, makeup, and KonMari decluttering... Read More →
avatar for Paula S. Jordan

Paula S. Jordan

Science Guest, The Wordshop
Paula S Jordan, a former orbit analyst, writes moderately hard, character-driven science fiction, with three stories (so far) in Analog.  Her first novel, a  present-day alien contact story set in western North Carolina, is nearing completion. Working title: Of Seas and the Stars... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Givens Kurtz

Nicole Givens Kurtz

Literary Guest
Nicole Givens Kurtz's short stories have appeared in over 40 anthologies of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Her novels have been finalists for the EPPIEs, Dream Realm, and Fresh Voices in science fiction awards. Her work has appeared in Stoker Finalist, Sycorax's Daughters... Read More →
avatar for Gail Z. Martin

Gail Z. Martin

Literary Guest
Gail Z. Martin writes urban fantasy, epic fantasy and steampunk for Solaris Books, Orbit Books, Falstaff Books, SOL Publishing and Darkwind Press. Urban fantasy series include Deadly Curiosities and the Night Vigil (Sons of Darkness). Epic fantasy series include Darkhurst, the Chronicles... Read More →
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Melissa McArthur

Literary Guest
Melissa McArthur is the founder and president of Clicking Keys Writer Services, a full-service editing, cover design, and layout company based in the upstate of South Carolina. She also serves as Associate Publisher for Falstaff Books, and is an accomplished editor and proofreader... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Boardroom
  • Set Up theatre

4:00pm

Reading - David B. Coe
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David B. Coe

Literary Guest
David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson is the author of more than twenty novels and as many short stories.As D.B. Jackson (DBJackson-Author.com), he is the author of TIME’S CHILDREN (October 2018) and TIME’S DEMON (May 2019), the first books in The Islevale Cycle, a time travel/epic fantasy series from Angry Robot Books. He also writes the Thieftaker Chronicles, a series set in pre-Revolutionary Boston that combines... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Heritage

4:30pm

Reading and AMA - Michael G. Williams
Ask Me Anything and reading by Michael G. Williams

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Michael G. Williams

Literary Guest
Michael G. Williams writes wry horror: stories of monsters, macabre humor, and subverted expectations. He is the author of two series for Falstaff Books: The Withrow Chronicles, including Perishables (2012 Laine Cunningham Award), Tooth & Nail, Deal with the Devil, Attempted Immortality... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Heritage

6:30pm

Reading - Jason Graves
Guests
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Jason Graves

Literary Guest
Jason is the publisher and chief editor at Prospective Press, a traditional publisher of genre fiction and select non-fiction titles, currently with twenty-five books in print and over thirty authors represented. The company now encompasses seven traditional imprints and two hybrid... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Heritage

7:00pm

Reading - Patrick Dugan
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Patrick Dugan

Literary Guest
Patrick Dugan is the author of the Darkest Storm series. The first book in the series, Storm Forged, debuted in May 2018.  Storm Forged is a near future dystopian super hero novel that follows Tommy, a powered individual as he fights to save his father from being killed on TV.  The... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Heritage

8:00pm

Reading - Allen Wold
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Allen Wold

Literary Guest
Allen Wold was born in south-western Michigan, finished high school in Tucson, Arizona, and graduated from college, in Claremont, California, where he later met his wife, Diane. They married in 1972, and moved to North Carolina, where he began his career as a full time writer. In... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Heritage

8:30pm

Reading and AMA - Samantha Bryant
Ask Me Anything and reading by Samantha Bryant

Guests
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Samantha Bryant

Literary Guest
Samantha Bryant is a middle school Spanish teacher by day and a mom and novelist by night. That makes her a superhero all the time. Her secret superpower is finding lost things. She writes because it’s cheaper than therapy and a lot more fun. She’s best known for her Menopausal... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Heritage

9:00pm

Reading - Nicole Givens Kurtz
Guests
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Nicole Givens Kurtz

Literary Guest
Nicole Givens Kurtz's short stories have appeared in over 40 anthologies of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Her novels have been finalists for the EPPIEs, Dream Realm, and Fresh Voices in science fiction awards. Her work has appeared in Stoker Finalist, Sycorax's Daughters... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Heritage

9:30pm

Reading - Alexandra Christian
Guests
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Alexandra Christian

Literary Guest
Alexandra Christian is an author of mostly romance with a speculative slant. Her love of Stephen King and sweet tea has flavored her fiction with a Southern Gothic sensibility that reeks of Spanish moss and deep-fried eccentricity. Her guiding principle as a romance novelist has always... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Heritage

10:00pm

Reading - Violette Meier
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Violette Meier

Literary Guest
Violette Meier is a happily married mother, writer, folk artist, poet, and native of Atlanta, Georgia, who earned my B.A. in English at Clark Atlanta University and a Masters of Divinity at Interdenominational Theological Center. Writing since her preteen years, she has written over... Read More →


Saturday July 13, 2019 10:00pm - 10:30pm
Heritage
 
Sunday, July 14
 

12:00pm

Reading and AMA - Stuart Jaffe
Ask Me Anything and reading by Stuart Jaffe

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Stuart Jaffe

Literary Guest
Stuart Jaffe is the madman behind the Nathan K thrillers, The Max Porter Paranormal Mysteries, the Parallel Society novels, The Malja Chronicles, The Bluesman, Founders, Real Magic, and much more. He trained in martial arts for over a decade until a knee injury ended that practice... Read More →


Sunday July 14, 2019 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Heritage

12:30pm

Reading - Gail Z. Martin
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Gail Z. Martin

Literary Guest
Gail Z. Martin writes urban fantasy, epic fantasy and steampunk for Solaris Books, Orbit Books, Falstaff Books, SOL Publishing and Darkwind Press. Urban fantasy series include Deadly Curiosities and the Night Vigil (Sons of Darkness). Epic fantasy series include Darkhurst, the Chronicles... Read More →


Sunday July 14, 2019 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Heritage