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Feature Hour with Maurice Broaddus
April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Feature Hour with Literary Guest of Honor Maurice Broaddus – It all started with a bit of a joke called Pimp my Airship… Join Literary Track director Leanna Renee Hieber as she presents a vitally important voice in Steampunk and Fantasy fiction. From the critically acclaimed Buffalo Soldier to discussing his latest works in a spectrum of Science Fiction and Fantasy and exciting new works, this hour will prove a fascinating window into a critical voice in the field. Q and A and signing opportunity included.
Maurice Broaddus has been published in Lightspeed Magazine, Weird Tales, Apex Magazine, Asimov’s, Cemetery Dance, Black Static, and many more with some of his stories collected in The Voices of Martyrs. He is the author of the urban fantasy trilogy, The Knights of Breton Court trilogy. He co-authored the play Finding Home: Indiana at 200. His novellas include Buffalo Soldier, I Can Transform You, Orgy of Souls, Bleed with Me, and Devil’s Marionette. He is the co-editor of Dark Faith, Dark Faith: Invocations, Streets of Shadows, and People of Colo(u)r Destroy Horror. Learn more about him at MauriceBroaddus.com.
Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright and award-winning bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her Strangely Beautiful saga, beginning with The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, hit Barnes & Noble and Borders Bestseller lists and garnered numerous regional genre awards and new revised editions are now available from Tor Books.Darker Still hit the American Bookseller’s Association “Indie Next List” and was a Scholastic Book Club “Highly Recommended” title. The Eterna Files, her latest Gaslamp Fantasy saga, is now complete from Tor Books. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous notable anthologies and her books have been translated into many languages. A proud member of performer unions Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA, she lives in New York City where she is a licensed ghost tour guide and has been featured in film and television on shows like Boardwalk Empire and Mysteries at the Museum, with a one-woman show about designer Clara Driscoll forthcoming. She is represented by Paul Stevens of the Donald Maass agency. http://leannareneehieber.comhttp://twitter.com/leannarenee http://facebook.com/lrhieber