Imaginales – Epinal
So later this week and weekend I’ll be at the Imaginales Festival at Epinal in France, from Thrusday evening through ’til Sunday morning, along with other English-writing fantasists such as Jacqueline Carey, Kristin Cashore, and Greg Keyes and a galaxy of French-writing ones. Not sure exactly what will be involved, but I would imagine some signing of books, some haunting the bar, some talking rubbish, and three specific events:
Friday 10.00, Magic Mirror 1 – The Great Warrior’s Return: A panel regarding the role of the warrior in fantasy. Grrrrrrrr.
Friday 18.00, Magic Mirror 1 – Meeting with Joe Abercrombie – yes indeedy, an hour long interview with me, which may well include some readings from pieces old and new…
Saturday 16.00, Magic Mirror 1 – Sweat, Blood and Tears: a panel on grittiness, brutality, and realism in fantasy. Oh yeah, that;s my wheelhouse.
Naturally I’ll be more than happy to sign anything at any time. Collar me if you see me…
Edit: I am informed I have been removed from the Great Warrior’s Return and moved instead to another panel an hour later at 11.00: Manifestations of Evil in Literature – Why do you write such horrors? Why indeed? Come and find out…
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