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MEET THE AUTHORS

BookPeople brings some of the biggest names in sci-fi and fantasy to Austin this month

By Samantha Pitchel

Aug 10th, 2012 at 9:37 AM

For decades, fans of fantasy and science fiction have endured being labeled ‘nerds’ for their love of creative writing — but now, based on the success of series from Twilight to ...


DARK, MEANINGFUL FICTION

Local horror author Lee Thomas is helping Austin stand out on the literary map

By Gabino Iglesias

Jul 29th, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Central Texas is now a hotspot for dark fiction, and Austin is the epicenter of that movement. Nate Southard, Ed Kurtz, Wrath James White, Boyd Harris, Robert Jackson Bennett and ...


LIT OUT LOUD

Bitchin' women writers on tour: Southern Summer Comfort kicks off at Domy

By Sofia Sokolove

Jul 11th, 2012 at 12:30 PM

As if this summer weren't hot enough, a bunch of bitchin’ women writers are about to spend the next few weeks in a rental van touring the South like ...


CALLING ALL BUDDING EDITORS

Children's author Andrea White challenges student readers to help edit her next novel

By Erin Schwarz

Jul 8th, 2012 at 1:10 PM

Andrea White is changing typical teaching techniques. For her next project, the noted children's book author, whose historical fiction and science fiction novels attract middle school readers, is challenging ...


TERROR IN EAST TEXAS

Austin novelist Bruce McCandless on Sour Lake, his sci-fi thriller three years in the making

By Michael Graupmann

Jun 30th, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Novelist Bruce McCandless is a huge fan of obscure Texas history. Having grown up in Houston and Austin, the lifelong Texan knows full well the amazing stories of the people ...


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