Scott Lynch at Capricon

As mentioned at our last meeting, Scott Lynch, author of our March selection, The Lies of Locke Lamora, will be appearing in our area at the Capricon convention, February 11-14.

Some of the programs and panels he will be appearing in include:

  • Heists, Capers, and Jobs: Crime stories in SF & F – Thursday, 02-11-2016 – 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm 
    Crime, heists, capers, and odd jobs in SF/F. What have been some of the best? How is it to write a combination of mystery and SF?  Also with Elizabeth Bear
  • Reading: Friday, 02-12-2016 – 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm 
    Please join our Author Guest of Honor, Scott Lynch, for a reading of his work.
  • When the Heroes Are Bad Guys – Friday, 02-12-2016 – 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm 
    Heroes and protagonists are not always the traditionally heroic “Good Guy”. They can also be criminals and unpleasant people. How can we root for someone who does “Bad Things”? What is it like for an author to write an unlikable main character?
    Also featuring Elizabeth Bear (M), Phyllis Eisenstein and Chris Gerrib
  • Autographing: Scott Lynch, James Plaxco, Neal Litherland – Saturday, 02-13-2016 – 11:30 am to 12:15 pm – Autograph Table
  • Depression in Fandom: You Are Not Alone – Saturday, 02-13-2016 – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm 
    Mental health is a hot topic in both fandom and the general public in recent years. We discuss why it has been taboo in the past, and why going forward it should be, and is, okay to talk about mental health.  Also featuring Marinda Darnell, Evan Middleton, Helen Montgomery (M)
  • Star Wars Episode VII – So Was It A Trap? – Saturday, 02-13-2016 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm 
    Did we get a masterpiece, or another Phantom Menace? Join us to give your opinion of the latest episode of Star Wars.  Also featuring Jason Betts (M), Daniel Levin, Mark Oshiro, CaryAnn West

I will be attending, and I would love to see you there!

  • Lorena

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