Readings and Signings
Updated 5 Sept 97
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Elizabeth DeVos

Paul Di Filippo

Harlan Ellison

Harvey Jacobs

J. V. Jones

Joe R. Lansdale

L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

James Morrow


Dangerous Visions

Dark Carnival

Elliott Bay

Forbidden Planet

Future Fantasy

Mysterious Galaxy

Other Change of Hobbit

The Stars Our Destination

Univ. Book Store, Seattle

Elizabeth DeVos reads from and signs her first novel, The Seraphim Rising, at

  • Barnes & Noble, Orlando FL, Monday Sept. 22nd, 7 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble, West Melbourne FL, Wednesday Sept. 24th, 7 p.m.
  • Parkplace Book Co., Kirkland WA, Tuesday Oct. 7th, 7:30 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble, University Village, Seattle WA, Wedneday Oct. 29th, 7 p.m.

Paul Di Filippo reads from his new novel Ciphers, Saturday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m., at New College Auditorium, San Francisco CA.

Harlan Ellison signs Slippage at:

  • Book Soup, West Hollywood CA, Thursday Sept. 11th, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Dark Carnival, Berkeley CA, Sunday Sept. 14th, 2 - 4 p.m.
  • The Booksmith, San Francisco CA, Monday Sept. 15th, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Warwick's Bookstore, La Jolla CA, Monday Sept. 22nd, 7:30 - 9 p.m.

Harvey Jacobs reads from and signs American Goliath at:

  • Barnes & Noble (21st St. & 6th Ave.), New York NY, Wednesday Sept. 24th, 7:30 p.m.

J. V. Jones signs The Barbed Coil at:

  • Science Fiction, Mysteries & More, New York NY, Monday Sept. 8th, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Future Fantasy, Palo Alto CA, Tuesday Sept. 16th, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Joe R. Lansdale signs Bad Chili at:

  • Cobblestone Books, Sacramento CA, Friday Sept. 12th, 7 - 9 p.m.

L. E. Modesitt, Jr. signs The Chaos Balance at:

  • Auntie's Bookstore, Spokane WA, Monday Sept. 8th, 7:15 p.m.
  • University Bookstore, Seattle WA, Tuesday Sept. 9th, 7:00 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble, Bellevue WA, Wednesday Sept. 10th, 7:30 p.m.
  • Waldenbooks, Nordstrom Mall, Salem OR, Friday Sept. 12th, 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Borders Books & Music, Tigard OR, Saturday Sept. 13th, 3 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble, Portland OR, Sunday Sept. 14th, 3 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble, Highland Ranch (near Denver) CO, Wednesday Sept. 24th, 7 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble, Westminster CO, Thursday Sept. 25th, 7 p.m.
  • McKinzey-White Booksellers, Colorado Springs CO, Friday Sept. 26th
  • Gene's Books, King of Prussia PA, Saturday Oct. 4th, 7 p.m.

James Morrow appears Tuesday, Sept. 23rd at the meeting of the Bryn Mawr PA Barnes & Noble Speculative Fiction Book Club, at 7:30 p.m.

Dangerous Visions, Sherman Oaks, CA:

  • Monday, Sept. 8th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, Blackmantle
  • Wednesday, Sept. 10th, 5 - 6 p.m.: Joe R. Lansdale, Bad Chili
  • Friday Sept. 12th, 6 - 8 p.m.: J. V. Jones, The Barbed Coil
  • Wednesday Oct. 8th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Dan Simmons, The Rise of Endymion
  • Saturday Oct. 18th, 2 - 4 p.m.: Tim Powers, Earthquake Weather and James P. Blaylock, Winter Tides

Dark Carnival, Berkeley, CA:

  • Friday, Sept. 5th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Robert Silverberg, Sorcerors of Majipoor
  • Friday, Sept. 12th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, Blackmantle
  • Sunday, Sept. 14th, 2 - 4 p.m.: Harlan Ellison, Slippage
  • Friday, Oct. 10th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Dan Simmons, The Rise of Endymion
  • Friday, Oct. 17th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Michael Shea

Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle WA, sponsored by Clarion West:

  • Saturday, Sept. 27th, 8 p.m., Poppy Z. Brite

Forbidden Planet, London UK:

  • Saturday Sept. 27th, 1 p.m.: Paul J. McAuley, Child of the River
  • Saturday Oct. 4th, 5 p.m.: Kim Stanley Robinson, Antarctica
  • Monday Oct. 20th, 1 p.m.: Terry Brooks, Running with the Demon
  • Thursday Oct. 23rd, 5 p.m.: Christopher Lee, Tall, Dark & Gruesome
  • Saturday Nov. 1st, noon: Diana Wynne Jones, Deep Secret
  • Saturday Nov. 15th, 1 p.m.: Terry Pratchett, Jingo

Future Fantasy, Palo Alto CA:

  • Saturday Sept. 13th, 4 - 5 p.m., Patricia Kennealy-Morrison
  • Tuesday Sept. 16th, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., J. V. Jones and Howard V. Hendrix
  • Saturday Sept. 27th, 4 - 5 p.m., S. P. Somtow
  • Saturday Oct. 11th, 4 - 5 p.m., Dan Simmons
  • Thursday Oct 16th, 6 - 7 p.m., Vincent di Fate
  • Saturday Oct 25th, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Jack Vance and Poul Anderson

Mysterious Galaxy, San Diego CA:

  • Thursday, Sept. 11th, 7 p.m.: Joe Lansdale, Bad Chili
  • Saturday, Sept. 20th, noon: Howard Hendrix, Lightpaths
  • Saturday, Sept. 20th, 1:30 p.m.: J. V. Jones, The Barbed Coil
  • Thursday, Oct. 9th, 7 p.m.: Dan Simmons, The Rise of Endymion

The Other Change of Hobbit, Berkeley, CA:

  • (no events scheduled)

The Stars Our Destination, Chicago, IL:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 7th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Martha Soukup, The Arbitrary Placement of Walls
  • Saturday, Oct. 11th, 6 - 8 p.m.: Steven Brust, Freedom and Necessity
  • Saturday, Oct. 18th: Margaret Weis, Legacy of the Darksword and Testament of the Dragon

University Book Store, Seattle WA:

  • Tuesday Sept. 9th, 7:00 p.m., L. E. Modesitt, Jr., The Chaos Balance
  • Monday Sept. 15th, 7:00 p.m., J. V. Jones, The Barbed Coil
  • Monday Oct. 6th, 7:00 p.m., Dan Simmons, The Rise of Endymion
  • Monday Oct. 27th, 7:00 p.m., Mary Doria Russell, The Sparrow

(See also BookWire's "Authors on the Highway", a searchable index of author appearances nationwide.)