Program tags Archives: Billy O’Shea

Places and Their People

Chair: Jerry Määttä

Nicholas Wanberg
Concerning Races: Establishing Genre Conventions for the Portrayal of Intelligent Non-Humans in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legendarium
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Billy O’Shea
The Journey North: The Significance of the Nordic Lands in English-Language Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Stefan Ekman
Read the Map, Know the World
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Billy O’Shea, Jerry Määttä, Nicholas Wanberg, Stefan Ekman

Reading: Suzanne van Rooyen & Billy O’Shea

Suzanne van Rooyen will read from her YA novel I Heart Robot, published this spring. You might also get a sneak peek to her NA novel Scardust, coming in 2016. Billy O’Shea will then read from his novel Kingdom of Clockwork. Kingdom of Clockwork is a post-apocalyptic clockpunk novel set in Scandinavia. In a future Denmark, the King’s clockmaker becomes enmeshed in a web of court intrigue, and undertakes a fateful journey to the far north.

Billy O’Shea, Suzanne van Rooyen