Are you an avid reader, a writer, a publisher, or an editor? Then you need to attend Fandom Fest 2012, happening all this weekend in Louisville, KY (Friday through Sunday, June 29-July 1) at the stately Galt House Hotel!
Author Guests of honor include Julie Kagawa, Timothy Zahn, Angie Fox, John Scalzi, Robin Hobb, Richard Kadrey, Jim C. Hines, and Ernest Cline, joining more than 110 author/editor/publisher guest panelists in a literary track that features over 140 panels and workshops, readings, signings, book launch parties, pitch the publisher sessions, and much more! Read the full list of times and panel/workshop descriptions here: http://fandomfestblog.com/programming/literary-track
Fandom Fest also features a full gaming environment with LARPS, table top RPG’s, and much more, a full-fledged film festival (The Fright Night Film Festival), a wide array of film and television celebrities, and much more. Bruce Campbell, James Marsters, John Rhys-Davies, Sean Astin, Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon from The Walking Dead), are just a few of the many stars who will be there for you to meet and have photo/autograph opportunities with. With costuming, live music, and much more to offer, there is something for everyone at Fandom Fest!
Day or weekend passes available. For full ticket information visit:
If you want to catch up with Rachel she will be speaking on the following panels
Saturday 10am Wilson Room Handling Negative Reviews
Saturday 1pm Taylor Room The Basics of Book Reviewing
Saturday 4pm Taylor Room Soliciting Reviews Properly
Saturday 5:30pm Beckham Room Exploring Genres Urban Fantasy (panel includes Angie Fox, Richard Kadrey, James Tuck, and is moderated by Carol)
Sunday 11:30am Effective Publicity for Authors
Site reviewer Carol will also be in attendance at the convention, moderating seven panels (including one on Urban Fantasy, and spotlight sessions with Angie Fox and Julie Kagawa) and appearing as a panelist on how to write reviews.