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Tor/Forge at BEA and BookCon

Tor, Forge, and Tor Teen will be at Book Expo America (BEA) and BookCon this year! Check the schedule to see where you can find your favorite authors!

BEA Show Floor:

Wednesday, May 31st: 1 PM – 6 PM

Thursday, June 1st: 9 AM – 6 PM

Friday, June 2nd: 9 AM – 5 PM

BookCon Show Floor:

Saturday, June 3rd: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday, June 4th: 10 AM – 5 PM






Venue: Javits Center, 34th Street & 11th Avenue (7 Train to 11th Avenue)
Booth: #3008/9
Meeting Room: #MR3103

Wednesday, May 31

This event for librarians at the John J. College of Criminal Justice is sold out!

2:30 PM – 3 PM: SF/Fantasy/Dystopia w/Annalee Newitz, promoting Autonomous

6:30 PM: Library Reads Librarian Dinner @ The Yale Club w/guest Annalee Newitz

Thursday, June 1st

Uptown Stage | 1 PM – 1:30 PM: Women in Science Fiction
With Annalee Newitz, author of Autonomous and Malka Older, author of Infomocracy and Null StatesModerated by Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky.

In Booth Signings and Giveaways

3:30 PM Signing
Annalee Newitz signing Autonomous (September 2017)

10:45 PM Giveaway
Gone to Dust
by Matt Goldman (August 2017)

Autographing Area Signings | Tor Table #8

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Jon Land signing Strong Cold Dead

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Bob Gleason signing And into the Fire (June 2017) and Linda Stasi signing Book of Judas (September 2017)

1 PM – 2 PM: Cora Carmack signing Roar (June 2017) | TICKETED SIGNING

2 PM – 3 PM: Malka Older signing Null States and Charlie Jane Anders signing All the Birds in the Sky

2 PM – 3 PM: Ed Gross signing Slayers & Vampires (October 2017) at Table 7

3 PM – 4 PM: Sarah Porter signing When I Cast Your Shadow (October 2017)

Friday, May 13th

In Booth Signings and Giveaways

1:00 PM Signing
Chad Michael Murray & Heather Graham signing 
American Drifter (November 2017)

2:30 PM Signing 
Gregg Hurwitz signing Last Chance (October 2017)

2:45 PM Giveaway
The Tiger’s Daughter by K. Arsenault Rivera (October 2017)  

3:45 PM Giveaway 
Love Songs & Other Lies by Jessica Pennington (January 2018)




Saturday, June 3rd

11:30 AM Guest Booksellers
Cory Doctorow and John Scalzi

10:30 AM – Meeting Room
Fierce Reads Author Breakfast featuring Susan Dennard50 fans will get a chance to have breakfast w/their favorite Macmillan YA authors.

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM | RM 1E10: Chad Michael Murray – An American Drifter
Chad Michael Murray & Heather Graham in conversation about American Drifter (November 2017).

1 PM – Booth Signing
Chad Michael Murray & Heather Graham sign American Drifter posters. 100 tickets will be distributed to panel attendees on a first come, first served basis.

3 PM – Booth Guest Booksellers
Susan Dennard V.E. Schwab

3 PM – 4 PM | RM 1E10: Tor Science Fiction and Fantasy
Charlie Jane AndersCory DoctorowAnnalee Newitz and John Scalzi explore technology, fantasy, and the future, and shake up traditional notions of speculative fiction.

4:15 PM – Autographing Area Signing  | Tables 10 & 11
Charlie Jane AndersCory DoctorowAnnalee Newitz and John Scalzi signing in the Autographing Area.

4 PM  | RM 1E 16: The YA/Adult Crossover
Tor and Tor Teen authors Cora CarmackSusan DennardGregg Hurwitz, and V.E. Schwab discuss tackling social issues for a teen audience, writing novels to appeal to all ages, making your characters vibrant with authentic voices and relationships, and more.  Moderated by Tor/Tor Teen Editor Diana Pho.

5:15 PM – Autographing Area Signing
Cora CarmackSusan DennardGregg Hurwitz, and V.E. Schwab signing in the Autographing Area at tables 9, 10, 11 and 12.

Sunday, June 4th

11 AM – Autographing Area Signing 
Michael Johnston autographing at Table 5.

3 PM – 5 PM | RM 1E 10 – Cult Classic Throwdown: Science Fiction and Fantasy in Film, Lit, and Pop Culture
Join a panel of science fiction and fantasy authors and bloggers as they discuss the best—and worst—of genre tropes, from muscle-brained berserker barbarians to aliens bedecked in bad prosthetics. Featuring Michael Johnston, author of 
Soleri (June 2017).