Symposium 2017 Session – O Gothic Novel!
O Gothic Novel!
Presented by Leanna Renee Hieber & Cherie Priest.
A discussion about the beloved, the beleaguered, the magnificent and sometimes ridiculous Gothic Novel. Come on, you know you want to run away from a huge dark mansion in your nightgown. Let’s talk about it.
Join Pandora Society Author in Residence Leanna Renee Hieber, Gothic Victorian novelist and passionate advocate of Gothic fiction and special featured guest and fellow Gothic enthusiast Cherie Priest for an entertaining, wild ride through a dark stormy night. Includes a brief reading from Leanna’s latest release.
Cherie Priest has had twenty full-length projects published, with another four on the way. Her most recent books are The Family Plot, Maplecroft, and Chapelwood, and the young adult thriller I Am Princess X. Her best-known book is probably Boneshaker (2009) – which was nominated for a Nebula Award and a Hugo Award. Boneshaker also won the PNBA Award, as well as the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.
Actress, playwright and author Leanna Renee Hieber is the award-winning, bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her Strangely Beautiful saga, beginning with The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, hit Barnes & Noble and Borders Bestseller lists and garnered numerous regional genre awards, with new revised editions from Tor Books now available. Darker Still was named an American Bookseller’s Association “Indie Next List” pick and a Scholastic Book Club “Highly Recommended” title. Her new Gaslamp Fantasy saga, The Eterna Files and Eterna and Omega, is now available from Tor Books.
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