Welcome to the Read For Pixels “Meet The Authors” section where you can learn more about the award-winning bestselling authors who will be taking part in the 9th annual Fall Edition (2022) of the Read For Pixels campaign.

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Alan Baxter

ALAN BAXTER is a multi-award-winning author of horror, supernatural thrillers, and dark fantasy. He’s also a martial arts expert, a whisky-soaked swear monkey, and dog lover. He creates dark, weird stories among dairy paddocks on the beautiful south coast of NSW, Australia.

Alan will be doing a live reading and Q&A for his Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 6.00pm PT, on September 17th, 2022 (Saturday).

Learn more about Alan at www.alanbaxter.com.au. You can follow him on Twitter at @AlanBaxter


Alastair Reynolds

ALASTAIR REYNOLDS was born in Barry, South Wales, in 1966. He studied at Newcastle and St. Andrews Universities and has a Ph.D. in astronomy. He stopped working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer. Revelation Space and Pushing Ice were shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award; Revelation Space, Absolution Gap, Diamond Dogs, and Century Rain were shortlisted for the British Science Fiction Award, and Chasm City won the British Science Fiction Award.

Alastair will be doing a live reading and Q&A for his Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 3.30pm UK Time, on September 4th, 2022 (Sunday).

Learn more about Alastair at www.alastairreynolds.com.


Carol Goodman

CAROL GOODMAN is the NY Times Bestselling author of twenty-four novels and winner of the Hammett Prize and two-time winner of the Mary Higgins Clark Award. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her family and teaches literature and writing at The New School and SUNY New Paltz.  Her latest novel is The Stranger Behind You.

Carol will be doing a live reading and Q&A for her Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 8.30pm ET, on September 23rd, 2022 (Friday).

Learn more about Carol at https://carolgoodman.com/. You can follow her on Twitter at @C_Goodmania


Daniel H. Wilson

DANIEL H. WILSON is a Cherokee citizen and author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and its sequel Robogenesis, as well as The Andromeda Evolution, The Clockwork Dynasty, and Amped. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as Masters degrees in Machine Learning and Robotics. Wilson lives in Portland, Oregon.

Daniel will be doing a live reading and Q&A for his Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 6.00pm PT, on September 11th, 2022 (Sunday).

Learn more about Daniel at https://www.danielhwilson.com/. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielwilsonpdx


Jenn Lyons

JENN LYONS was a graphic artist and illustrator for 20 years before working as a video game producer on projects ranging from indie projects and slot-machine games to AAA titles for EA. In 2020, she was nominated for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer. Her five-book Chorus of Dragons fantasy series began with The Ruin of Kings.  Visit her online at www.jennlyons.com or follow her on Twitter.

Jenn will be doing a live reading and Q&A for her Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 8.30pm ET, on September 2nd, 2022 (Friday).

Learn more about Jenn at www.jennlyons.com.You can follow her on Twitter at @jennlyonsauthor


Kathryn Purdie

KATHRYN PURDIE is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Burning Glass series and the Bone Crier’s Moon duology. Her love of storytelling began as a young girl when her dad told her, in his own words, the story of To Kill a Mockingbird while they listened to the film score together. A lover of art in all forms, Kathryn also enjoys singing and playing the guitar. Her husband is equally artistic. They keep busy raising three rambunctious and creative children.

Kathryn will be doing a live reading and Q&A for her Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 6.00pm PT, on September 30th, 2022 (Friday).

Learn more about Kathryn at https://kathrynpurdie.com/. You can follow her on Twitter at @KathrynPurdie


Namina Forna

NAMINA FORNA is a young adult novelist based in Los Angeles, and the author of the epic fantasy YA novel The Gilded Ones. Originally from Sierra Leone, West Africa, she moved to the US when she was nine and has been traveling back and forth ever since. Namina loves building fantastical worlds and telling stories with fierce female leads.

Namina will be doing a live reading and Q&A for her Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 3.30pm UK Time, on September 18th, 2022 (Sunday).

You can follow Namina on Twitter at @NaminaForna.


Nghi Vo

NGHI VO is the author of the novels Siren Queen and The Chosen and the Beautiful, as well as the acclaimed novellas When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain and The Empress of Salt and Fortune, a Locus and Ignyte Award finalist and the winner of the Crawford Award and the Hugo Award. Born in Illinois, she now lives on the shores of Lake Michigan. Her next novella in the Singing Hills Cycle, Into the Riverlands will be out this fall from Tor.com Publishing.

Nghi will be doing a live reading and Q&A for her Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 8.30pm ET, on September 10th, 2022 (Saturday).

Learn more about Nghi at https://nghivo.com/.  You can follow her on Twitter at @NghiVoWriting


Rin Chupeco

RIN CHUPECO is a nonbinary Chinese Filipino writer born and raised in the Philippines. They are the author of several speculative young adult series, including The Bone Witch, The Girl from the Well, The Never-Tilting World, and Wicked as You Wish, and of the new adult gothic vampire fantasy series Silver Under Nightfall. Formerly a graphic designer and technical writer, they now write fiction full-time and live with their partner and two children in Manila.

Rin will be doing a live discussion and Q&A for their Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 6.00pm PT, on September 16th, 2022 (Friday).

Learn more about Rin at https://www.rinchupeco.com/ .


Romina Garber

ROMINA GARBER is a New York Times and international bestselling author whose books include Lobizona & the ZODIAC series. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and raised in Miami, Florida, Romina landed her first writing gig as a teen—College She Wrote, a weekly Sunday column for the Miami Herald that was later picked up for national syndication—and she hasn’t stopped writing since. She is a graduate of Harvard College and a Virgo to the core.

Romina will be doing a live discussion and Q&A for her Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 8.30pm ET, on September 9th, 2022 (Friday).

Learn more about Romina at www.rominagarber.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @RominaGarber.


Tim Lebbon

TIM LEBBON is a New York Times-bestselling writer from South Wales. He’s had over forty novels published to date, as well as hundreds of novellas and short stories. His latest novels are the eco-horror Eden and The Last Storm. He has won several awards, and his work has been adapted for the big screen.

Tim will be doing a live discussion and Q&A for his Read for Pixels YouTube Session at 3.30pm UK Time / 10.30am ET, on September 25th, 2022 (Sunday).

Learn more about Tim at https://www.timlebbon.net/. You can follow him on Twitter at @TimLebbon