Author Duel: Max Gladstone, Brian Staveley, Elizabeth Bear, and James Cambias (Burlington)

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
191 Bank Street
Burlington, VT 05401

Join Max Gladstone (Last First Snow), Brian Staveley (Providence of Fire), Elizabeth Bear (Karen Memory), and James Cambias (Corsair) at Phoenix Books Burlington!  These four authors, all published by Tor Books, will compete against one another by trying to out-dramatically read from their works and others, along with a bit of audience participation. This event is presented in partnership with Geek Mountain State.


ABOUT THE AUTHORS (from left to right):
MAX GLADSTONE is a fencer, a fiddler, and a two-time finalist for the John W. Campbell Award. He is fluent in Mandarin and has taught English in China. Max lives and writes in Somerset, Massachusetts, near Boston.

BRIAN STAVELEY lives in rural Vermont. This is his second novel, following The Emperor's Blades.

ELIZABETH BEAR was the recipient of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2005. She has won two Hugo Awards for her short fiction, a Sturgeon Award, and the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Bear lives in Brookfield, Massachusetts.

JAMES CAMBIAS is a game designer and multiple award-nominated science fiction and fantasy author.


ABOUT OUR COSPONSORGeek Mountain State is a community blog dedicated to all things GEEK in Vermont. Founded in 2010, it covers the writers, artists, and events across the state. In 2011, it launched the Vermont SF Writer's Series, a monthly reading series dedicated to promoting local science fiction, fantasy and horror authors. 


DATE:  Sunday, July 26th at 2pm

LOCATION:  Phoenix Books Burlington

ADMISSION:  Tickets are $3 per person, and include a coupon for $5 off a book by one of our featured authors!  Tickets will be available at either Phoenix Books location starting on July 12th, and coupons expire at closing the evening of the event.  Seating is limited.