Fantasy and Horror Panel at Blackwell's

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Blackwell's Bookshop (Holborn)

50-51 High Holborn

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WC1V 6EP

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Blackwell’s Holborn are delighted to welcome three superb fantasy and horror authors to the stage – Anna Smith Spark, Bradley Beaulieu, & Catriona Ward. Join them for a lively discussion on defeating monsters, traversing fantastical worlds and how to write and get your own book published. The panellists will give a short talk, take questions from the audience and then a book signing.

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Anna Smith-Spark lives in London. She loves grimdark and epic fantasy and historical military fiction. Anna has a BA in Classics, an MA in history and a PhD in English Literature. She has previously been published in the Fortean Times and the poetry website www.greatworks.org. Anna's favourite authors and key influences are R. Scott Bakker, Steve Erikson, M. John Harrison, Ursula Le Guin, Mary Stewart and Mary Renault. She spent several years as an obsessive D&D player. You may know her by the heels of her shoes. A COURT OF BROKEN KNIVES is her first novel.

Bradley Beaulieu is the acclaimed author of THE WINDS OF KHALAKOVO trilogy, and now A VEIL OF SPEARS, the most recent book in THE SONG OF THE SHATTERED SANDS series. He has been singled out as a writer to watch, having honed his craft working with high profile authors including Holly Black, Tim Powers and Nancy Kress. He lives in the US and is touring the UK at the start of April.

Catriona Ward was born in Washington DC and grew up in the US, Kenya, Madagascar, Yemen and Morocco. She studied English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford followed by the UEA Masters in Creative Writing. After living in New York for 4 years where she trained as an actor, she now works for a human rights foundation and lives in London. Her first novel RAWBLOOD won the British Horror Award, her second novel, LITTLE EVE will be published in July 2018.

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Blackwell's Bookshop (Holborn)

50-51 High Holborn

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WC1V 6EP

United Kingdom

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