Harper Voyager at NYCC 2017!

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Hey there, SFF fans, con-goers, and disciples of Nova! If you’re attending NYCC 2017 next weekend, be sure to stop by the Harper Collins booth (#2118-2119), and say hi to our authors at their panels and signings. Here’s a full list of all Voyager-tacular activities, to facilitate getting your geek on. Enjoy!

 

Thursday, October 5
11 – 11:30 AM: #NYCCSLOTHSELFIE In-Booth Event 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day from 11-11:30am, and from 5:30-6pm, stop by our booth and snap a pic of yourself with our giant mascot, Nova the Sloth. Tweet your pic using #NYCCSlothSelfie, and you could win a bundle of free SFF books from Harper Voyager!  This is also a great time to pick up some our excellent swag, and browse through our booth. Winners will be selected after NYCC, and a book bundle will be mailed to them.

 

12:30 PM: Complementary In-Booth Signing- The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Come meet author S.A. Chakraborty and get your hands on an advanced copy of her debut epic fantasy novel, THE CITY OF BRASS

 

1:30 PM: Harper Voyager Daily Book Giveaway 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day at 1:30pm, we’ll be giving away a different book, so that your SFF library can continue to grow. Stop by our booth to grab a complementary copy while supplies last!

The book for Thursday is Jay Allan’s science fiction space opera, FLAMES OF REBELLION.

 

 

2:30 PM: Michael Rooker Spotlight, moderated by Paul Vigna: author of GUTS: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead

(Main Stage 1-D Presented by AT&T)

Everyone’s favorite Ravager comes to NYCC! Join Michael Rooker, breakout star of Guardians of the Galaxy as he answers your questions about saving the galaxy as Yondu and flying like Mary Poppins. Not to mention the inside scoop about his fan-favorite roles in the The Walking Dead, Mallrats and more. This is one you won’t want to miss! Moderated by Walking Dead expert Paul Vigna, author of GUTS: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead.

 

4:00 PM: Complementary In-Booth Signing- The Rift Frequency by Amy S. Foster 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Come meet author Amy S. Foster and get your hands on an advanced copy of her next dystopic SFF book, THE RIFT FREQUENCY

 

5:30 – 6:00 PM: #NYCCSLOTHSELFIE In-Booth Event 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day from 11-11:30am, and from 5:30-6pm, stop by our booth and snap a pic of yourself with our giant mascot, Nova the Sloth. Tweet your pic using #NYCCSlothSelfie, and you could win a bundle of free SFF books from Harper Voyager!  This is also a great time to pick up some our excellent swag, and browse through our booth. Winners will be selected after NYCC, and a book bundle will be mailed to them.

 

8:00 PM: Shipwreck: Jurassic Park (Proud Event of NYCC Presents) 

 

Location: The Bell House (149 7th St, Brooklyn, NY, 11215)

Join authors–including HATE TO WANT YOU author Alisha Rai–as they participate in this hilarious literary erotic fan-fiction competition.

 

 

Friday, October 6

11 – 11:30 AM: #NYCCSLOTHSELFIE In-Booth Event 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day from 11-11:30am, and from 5:30-6pm, stop by our booth and snap a pic of yourself with our giant mascot, Nova the Sloth. Tweet your pic using #NYCCSlothSelfie, and you could win a bundle of free SFF books from Harper Voyager!  This is also a great time to pick up some our excellent swag, and browse through our booth. Winners will be selected after NYCC, and a book bundle will be mailed to them.

 

11 – 12:00 PM: Extraordinary Enchantments Panel

(Room 1A24)

Epic fantasy’s power to engage, move, and inspire is nothing short of … well … epic! Maryelizabeth Yturralde, Mysterious Galaxy waxes enthusiastic with Lisa Maxwell (The Last Magician), Tamora Pierce (Tortall: A Spy’s Guide and Tempests & Slaughter) , Katherine Arden (The Girl in The Tower), K. Arsenault Rivera (The Tiger’s Daughter), S.A. Chakraborty (The City of Brass) and V. E. Schwab (A Darker Shade of Magic).

Panel Signing12:15 – 1:15 PM, at 1B Autographing Area, Table 23

 

1:30 – 2:30 PM: The End of the World & Questionable Futures Panel

(Room 1A24)

The best science fiction novels pull from current events and make readers question Could this terrifying, alternate reality come true? With the resurgence of movies and TV shows like Blade Runner 2049 and The Handmaid’s Tale, great works of dystopian fiction shine a light on global issues that affect and impact us all (socially, economically, politically, and environmentally). Petra Mayer of NPR explores the likelihood of the possible futures envisioned by Paolo Bacigalupi (Tool of War), Amy S. Foster (The Rift Frequency), Lauren Oliver (Ringer), Scott Reintgen (Nyxia), and D. Nolan Clark (Forsaken Skies).

Panel Signing2:45 – 3:45 PM, at 1B Autographing Area, Table 23

 

1:30 PM: Harper Voyager Daily Book Giveaway 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day at 1:30pm, we’ll be giving away a different book, so that your SFF library can continue to grow. Stop by our booth to grab a complementary copy while supplies last!

The book for Thursday is Raymond E. Feist’s epic fantasy, MAGICIAN’S END

 

3:30 PM: In-Booth Signing – GUTS: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead by Paul Vigna

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Come meet author Paul Vigna and buy a copy of his ultimate fan-guide to Amy S. Foster The Walking Dead. Complementary posters and temporary tattoos will also be available while supplies last.

 

 5:30 – 6:00 PM: #NYCCSLOTHSELFIE In-Booth Event 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day from 11-11:30am, and from 5:30-6pm, stop by our booth and snap a pic of yourself with our giant mascot, Nova the Sloth. Tweet your pic using #NYCCSlothSelfie, and you could win a bundle of free SFF books from Harper Voyager!  This is also a great time to pick up some our excellent swag, and browse through our booth. Winners will be selected after NYCC, and a book bundle will be mailed to them.

 

 

Saturday, October 7

11 – 11:30 AM: #NYCCSLOTHSELFIE In-Booth Event 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day from 11-11:30am, and from 5:30-6pm, stop by our booth and snap a pic of yourself with our giant mascot, Nova the Sloth. Tweet your pic using #NYCCSlothSelfie, and you could win a bundle of free SFF books from Harper Voyager!  This is also a great time to pick up some our excellent swag, and browse through our booth. Winners will be selected after NYCC, and a book bundle will be mailed to them.

 

11:30 AM: Complementary In-Booth Signing – A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Come meet author Paul Tremblay and get your hands on his critically-acclaimed horror novel, A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS

 

12:15 – 1:15 PM: Making Ships Set Sail: Fandom & Relationships Panel 

(Room 1A18)

Fandoms are EVERYTHING to us; they’re a space for fans to explore the fictional worlds they wish they could visit, and for them to fall even further in love with their favorite characters. And in today’s interconnected world, fans have multitudes of opportunities to share their passion for their chosen characters and universes, whether classic or contemporary. Join Alisha Rai (Hate to Want You), Cecil Castellucci (Don’t Cosplay with my Heart), Alisa Kwitney (Cadaver & Queen), Joanna Shupe (The Four Hundred Series), and Bob Proehl (A Hundred Thousand Worlds) as they discuss their favorite fan interactions, and tips on how you can join the fun with moderator Peter Brett (The Demon Cycle).

 

1:30 PM: Harper Voyager Daily Book Giveaway 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day at 1:30pm, we’ll be giving away a different book, so that your SFF library can continue to grow. Stop by our booth to grab a complementary copy while supplies last!

The book for Thursday is Christopher Brown’s dystopic novel, TROPIC OF KANSAS

 

1:30 – 2:30 PM: Is it Dark in Here or is it Just My Book? Panel

(Room 1A24)

Humor has no place in dark fiction, right? WRONG. Writing can be dark, gruesome, and weird, and produce something completely unpredictable and startlingly humorous. Spotlighting masters of mixing the macabre and the mirthful M. T. Anderson (Landscape with Invisible Hand), Libba Bray (Before the Devil Breaks You), Paul Tremblay (Disappearance at Devil’s Rock) , Danielle Vega (The Merciless III: Origins of Evil) , and Fred Van Lente (Ten Dead Comedians).

Panel Signing2:45 – 3:45 PM, at 1B Autographing Area, Table 23

 

 

3:00 PM: Complementary In-Booth Signing – A Daring Arrangement by Joanna Shupe and Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Come meet authors Joanna Shupe and Alisha Rai and get your hands on their romance novels, A DARING ARRANGEMENT and HATE TO WANT YOU

 

4:30 PM: Complementary In-Booth Signing – The Queen of Blood by Sarah Beth Durst

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Come meet author Sarah Beth Durst and get your hands on the first book in her epic fantasy “Queens of Renthia” series, THE QUEEN OF BLOOD

 

 5:30 – 6:00 PM: #NYCCSLOTHSELFIE In-Booth Event 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day from 11-11:30am, and from 5:30-6pm, stop by our booth and snap a pic of yourself with our giant mascot, Nova the Sloth. Tweet your pic using #NYCCSlothSelfie, and you could win a bundle of free SFF books from Harper Voyager!  This is also a great time to pick up some our excellent swag, and browse through our booth. Winners will be selected after NYCC, and a book bundle will be mailed to them.

 

 

Sunday, October 8

11 – 11:30 AM: #NYCCSLOTHSELFIE In-Booth Event 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day from 11-11:30am, and from 5:30-6pm, stop by our booth and snap a pic of yourself with our giant mascot, Nova the Sloth. Tweet your pic using #NYCCSlothSelfie, and you could win a bundle of free SFF books from Harper Voyager!  This is also a great time to pick up some our excellent swag, and browse through our booth. Winners will be selected after NYCC, and a book bundle will be mailed to them.

 

1:15 – 2:15 PM: Calling all Fandoms: A Sneak Peek at the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy coming up from Harper Voyager and Epic Reads

(Room 1A05)

Fandoms are what unite us and bring us together for NYCC every year. So whether you’re looking to find fellow book-lovers to geek out over your favorite stories with, or searching for a new lit obsession, Harper Voyager and Epic Reads have you covered. Today, Harper Voyager & Epic Reads team members will share sneak peeks at a few precious gems from the coming seasons with you at this interactive panel…and all attendees will walk away with a book in hand!          

 

1:30 PM: Harper Voyager Daily Book Giveaway 

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Every day at 1:30pm, we’ll be giving away a different book, so that your SFF library can continue to grow. Stop by our booth to grab a complementary copy while supplies last!

The book for Thursday is Laura Bickle’s cross between Urban Fantasy and Weird West contemporary fantasy, NINE OF STARS

 

2:30 – 3:30 PM: A Wizard, a Dragon, and a Zombie Traverse into a Story Panel

(Room 1A21)

Authors discuss embracing, mutating, and morphing established character types in their tales. Erik Forrest Jackson (Muppets Meet the Classics: The Phantom of the Opera) takes the topic beyond the beginning of an undead shaggy cyborg gryphon joke with Cressida Cowell (The Wizards of Once), Josh Malerman (Unbury Carol), Pierce Brown (Red Rising), Peter Clines (Paradox Unbound), Rachel Hartman (Tess of the Road), and Paul Vigna (GUTS: The Anatomy of the Walking Dead).

Panel Signing3:45 – 4:45 PM,1B Autographing Area, Table 23

 

3:00 PM: Complementary In-Booth Giveaway – The Veiled Empire by Nathan Garrison

(HarperCollins Booth #2118-2119)

Please note: Although epic fantasy author Nathan Garrison was scheduled to attend NYCC this year, he is an active member of the U.S. Military, and was called away at the last minute to continue aiding in hurricane relief efforts. 

 

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