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Tonight! “Winter Tales” in Hillsborough!

This evening (Thursday, Dec 13) at 6 pm the Orange County Main Library in downtown Hillsborough will host the storytelling event of the winter season, “Winter Tales” [Facebook], featuring original stories, poetry, and songs composed for the event by five … Continue reading

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November newsletter: Granados, NC Comicon, Cherie Priest, and more

Vol 2. No 8. November 2, 2012: This weekend there are three events kicking off a busy month of November, which brings Cherie Priest back to the Triangle for her new book, another chance to catch Durham author Nathan Kotecki, … Continue reading

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Friday quick update: weekend events

A couple of interesting things going on this weekend: This weekend (Oct 13-14) is Sci-Fi & Fantasy Literary Weekend at the Carolina Renaissance Festival in Huntersville, NC (a bit northeast of Charlotte, between I-77 and I-85). Among other authors involved, … Continue reading

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Friday Updates: new events, Nathan Kotecki on Saturday, Hope Larson on Sunday, Kij Johnson on Tuesday, and more local author publication notes

As usual, as soon as I send out the newsletter I find out about publication news and events that I’ve missed. This month is no exception, although the events list is indeed exceptionally long. But first, some upcoming events: NEW: … Continue reading

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Breaking event news: Quail Ridge Books to host Brandon Sanderson for A Memory of Light

UPDATE: This event has been re-scheduled to February, though the final date has not yet been determined. The long-awaited conclusion to The Wheel of Time series, A Memory of Light, is set to be published in January 2013. And, as … Continue reading

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The Unchained Tour, including Neil Gaiman, with events across the Carolinas in September!

Beginning September 14 in Columbia, SC and making its way through North and South Carolina, Eastern Tennessee, and ending up in Savannah, GA on September 22, The Unchained Tour is bringing Neil Gaiman and a crew of Moth-veteran raconteurs to the Carolinas … Continue reading

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Today (Monday July 23): Special Star Trek: The Next Generation episode screenings across the Triangle (and NC, and…)

As I mentioned in the June newsletter, tonight (Monday July 23) Star Trek: The Next Generation is back on the big screen to celebrate its 25th anniversary with two hand-picked episodes, with three Triangle-area theaters among many state- and nation-wide, … Continue reading

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August 4-5: Science Fiction across the state!

There are two events I’d like to tell you all about, both taking place the weekend of August 4-5. The first is on Saturday, August 4, at Asheville’s Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, from 7 to 9 pm. Continuing a “tradition” which started … Continue reading

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New local event announcement: Epic fantasy author Steven Erikson to visit Flyleaf Books.

It never really fails that as soon as I get a new flyer put together, and some copies printed, a new event comes along. Well, no surprise, as the author of the Malazan Book of the Fallen series, Steven Erikson, … Continue reading

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Two events tonight, a local author book release, and a local author new edition

The first of the two events is local author David Halperin’s reading and discussion of his novel Journal of a UFO Investigator at the Durham County Southwest Regional Library, at 7 pm: “Join Dr. David Halperin, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies … Continue reading

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