Sanem Ozdural, author of LiGa™, will be appearing on JOYRadio on 8 October at 10:00. Sanem and Moira Crone, who will together be discussing the Aesthetics of Literature at the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society Words and Music Festival in New Orleans at the end of November, will be interviewed by Pattie Welek Hall as part of a series of radio programmes promoting the festival.
Sanem Ozdural, author of LiGa™, will be speaking at the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society Words and Music Festival in New Orleans, at 09:45am on Friday 30 November 2012 in the Queen Ann Ballroom of the Hotel Monteleone:
LITERATURE OUT OF TIME
The Art of Using Fiction as a Magic Carpet for Time Travel
Transporting the reader to another time, another world, even worlds that are still in the future, with the reader eagerly stepping aboard the author’s time travel vehicle is a special kind of magic. And it’s the kind of magic that can make or break speculative fiction. New Orleans fiction writer Moira Crone and debut novelist Sanem Ozdural will discuss the art of exploring the future with fiction.
Ms. Ozdural, a practicing attorney who cut her legal teeth as a prosecutor with the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, is author of LiGa (acronym for Life Game), a novel about a game of the future where the coin is extra years of life.
Both authors, keen observers of the harsh realities of our time, take those realities and multiply them, envisioning a future in which the division between the haves and have-nots reaches epic proportions. Against their dramatic landscapes, they each in different ways explore the fall-out from quests for immortality. The key to the success of such explorations? Moira and Sanem will let you in on that secret.
Sanem will be signing copies of LiGa in the Book Mart immediately after the session.
A Magical Evening with Canadian Authors is coming to Toronto on September 22, 2013, 7-9pm. Five novelists from Toronto, Montreal and Aylmer, Québec will read from their recently published novels and new works of fiction. Ira Nayman will be reading from Welcome to the Multiverse (Sorry for the inconvenience).
For more details see the facebook event page here
On Saturday November 22nd, at Singularity & Co in Brooklyn, Stefan Jackson will be reading from Glass Shore, his debut science fiction action & adventure novel set in Manhattan in 2076. Come along to hear an extract and have a drink – buy a copy and Stefan will even sign it for you (pre-launch copies will be available to buy exclusively at this event – be the first of your friends to get your hands on a copy of Glass Shore, or be a good friend and bring them along to Singularity & Co so they don’t have to wait until December 6th!)
Once again, Sanem Ozdural is back in New Orleans for the annual Words and Music Literary Feast. This year’s theme is The Dark Side of Literature & Life, and Sanem is on two panels during the festival. She’s on a panel on Friday afternoon (11th November at 3:15pm) in the Aesthetics of Literature thread addressing The Art of Creating Literature for Young People… Don’t Talk Down to Them!. Having written books for adults, LiGa™ and the Dark shall do what Light cannot, Sanem has now turned her hand to writing for younger readers and will be talking about it along with an editor and two literary agents.
Once again, Sanem Ozdural is back in New Orleans for the annual Words and Music Literary Feast. This year’s theme is The Dark Side of Literature & Life, and Sanem is on two panels during the festival. She’s on a panel on Sunday morning (13th November at 10:15am) in the Aesthetics of Literature thread addressing The Art of Speculative Fiction as Vehicle for Social Commentary alongside another author and a literary agent. Anyone who has read Sanem’s books, LiGa™ and the Dark shall do what Light cannot, can’t fail to realise that it is a subject about which Sanem feels very strongly, so I expect it to be a fascinating session.
Author Mike French and cover artist Tony Allcock will be at the Sci-Fi Weekender in North Wales from 22-25 March, with a special event at 4pm on the Saturday (24th).
Mike French will be hosting a launch party for Fictional Alignment in the Ahh Geek Out! comic book store in Luton.
Mike French will be at the MCM London Comic Con to promote Fictional Alignment and An Android Awakes.
Mike French and Karl Brown will be promoting An Android Awakes and Fictional Alignment at the London Film & Comic Con at Olympia 27-29 July 2018.
Mike French and Karl Brown will be promoting An Android Awakes and Fictional Alignment at Thought Bubble in Leeds, the largest festival of sequential art in the UK.