Welcome to the Read For Pixels “Meet The Authors” section where you can learn more about the award-winning bestselling authors who who will be taking part in the 6th annual Fall Edition of the 2019 Read For Pixels campaign.
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A.M. DELLAMONICA‘s first novel, Indigo Springs, won the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. Their fourth, A Daughter of No Nation, won the 2016 Prix Aurora. They have over forty short stories in print and teaches writing at two universities, while pursuing an MFA in creative writing at a third.
Anna Smith Spark
ANNA SMITH SPARK is the author of the critically acclaimed, Gemmell and BSF awards shortlisted Empires of Dust grimdark epic fantasy series The Court of Broken Knives, The Tower of Living and Dying and The House of Sacrifice (HarperVoyager UK / Orbit US/Can). Her favourite authors are Mary Renault, R Scott Bakker and M. John Harrison. Previous jobs include English teacher, petty bureaucrat and fetish model. You may know her by the heels of her shoes.
Bradley P. Beaulieu
BRADLEY P. BEAULIEU is the author of Twelve Kings in Sharakhai, a sweeping, Arabian Nights-style tale about a young woman who rises up to challenge the cruel kings of the desert. Brad’s novels have garnered many accolades, including over twenty “Best Books of the Year” for Twelve Kings in Sharakhai.
DARYL GREGORY writes genre-mixing novels, stories, and comics. His most recent novel is Spoonbenders, a Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award finalist. Other novels include Harrison Squared, Afterparty, Pandemonium, and the World Fantasy Award- winning short novel We Are All Completely Fine. His stories are collected in Unpossible and Other Stories.
James A. Moore
JAMES A. MOORE is the bestselling and award winning author of over forty-five novels, thrillers, dark fantasy and horror alike, including the critically acclaimed Fireworks, The Seven Forges series, Blood Red, the Serenity Falls trilogy (featuring his recurring anti-hero, Jonathan Crowley) and his most recent novels, The Tides of War series (The Last Sacrifice, Fallen Gods, and the Gate of the Dead) and Avengers: Infinity. In addition to writing multiple short stories, he has also edited, with Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon, the British Invasion anthology for Cemetery Dance Publications.
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
New York Times bestseller KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH uses several pen names, including Kris Nelscott for mystery. The first (and so far only) female editor of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, she has written about women’s issues for more than thirty years. Her two most popular sf series, The Diving Universe and The Retrieval Artist are under option for TV; her Kris Nelscott Smokey Dalton series is in development for a major motion picture. Find out more at .
Marshall Ryan Maresca
MARSHALL RYAN MARESCA is a fantasy and science-fiction writer, author of the Maradaine Saga: Four parallel series set amid the bustling streets and crime-ridden districts of the exotic city called Maradaine. This includes The Thorn of Dentonhill, A Murder of Mages, The Holver Alley Crew and The Way of the Shield. His work also appeared in Norton Anthology of Hint Fiction and Rick Klaw’s anthology Rayguns Over Texas. He also has had several short plays produced. He lives in Austin with his family.
NICHOLAS EAMES was born in Ontario, Canada, and is the author of Kings of the Wyld and Bloody Rose. He loves black Coffee, neat whiskey, the month of October, and Video games. He lives in Kingston, Ontario, and is probably writing at this very moment.
NICKY DRAYDEN is a systems analyst from Austin, Texas, and when she’s not debugging code, she’s detangling plot lines and mixing metaphors. Her debut novel, The Prey of Gods is set in a futuristic South Africa brimming with demigods, robots, and hallucinogenic hijinks
R. F. KUANG resides in the UK, where she is pursuing an MPhil in Modern Chinese Studies at the University of Cambridge on a Marshall Scholarship. Her debut fantasy epic THE POPPY WAR is a Crawford Award winner and a Nebula, Goodreads Choice, and Compton Crook finalist.
Stephen Graham Jones
STEPHEN GRAHAM JONES is the author of seventeen novels and six story collections. Stephen’s been an NEA recipient, has won the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Fiction, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction, a Bram Stoker Award, and four This is Horror Awards. Next up are The Only Good Indians and Night of the Mannequins. Stephen lives in Boulder, Colorado.
The Read For Pixels Fall 2019 Google Hangout Live Author Panel
As part of the Read For Pixels Fall 2019 Google Hangout series, The Pixel Project will be holding the 2nd Read For Pixels Google Hangout live panel session: We Are The Witches You Couldn’t Burn: Writing Violence Against Women in Horror in the Age of #MeToo.
Acclaimed Horror authors Hillary Monahan, Sarah Langan, and Christopher Golden will be discussing violence against women in the Horror genre and techniques for tackling the subject without dehumanising female characters. There will also be a live Q&A segment for writers and fans to ask Ms. Monahan, Ms. Langan, and Mr Golden questions.
The live session will take place on September 7th, 2019 (Saturday). Bookmark the YouTube Live page here.
HILLARY MONAHAN is the New York Times bestselling author of Mary: The Summoning and, under the Eva Darrows name, the critically acclaimed The Awesome and Belly Up. Hillary writes everything from horror and comedy to SFF and romance, for young adult and adult audiences alike. 2020 sees her twelfth novel in print.
SARAH LANGAN is the author of three novels and dozens of short stories. Her novel Audrey’s Door is under option with Octavia Spencer for adaptation, and her most recent story, “Night Nurse” is under option with Paramount. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, the filmmaker JT Petty, and two daughters.
Learn more about Sarah at www.sarahlangan.com.
CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) The Map of Moments. He has also written books for teens and young adults, including Poison Ink, Soulless, and the thriller series Body of Evidence, honored by the New York Public Library and chosen as one of YALSA’s Best Books for Young Readers. Upcoming teen novels include a new series of hardcover YA fantasy novels co-authored with Tim Lebbon and entitled The Secret Journeys of Jack London.