Press Release #30

Anticipation: Press Release #30, July 31, 2009
Launches at Anticipation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

We are pleased to announce twelve book launches (nine public) will be occurring at the convention, many of them for Canadian authors.

  • ChiZine
    Saturday, August 8 19:30
    Delta Maisonette Suite 2802
  • Nanopress
    Friday, August 7 15:00 to 17:00
    Delta suite 2832
  • HarperCollins/Angry Robot
    Friday, August 7 19:00
    Conference suite 2331
  • Bundoran Press
    Friday, August 7 8:00 - 9:00pm,
    Delta suite 2815
  • EDGE
    Friday, August 7 14:00–17:00
    Delta suite 2815
  • Fitzhenry & Whiteside/
    Red Deer Press/
    Robert J. Sawyer Books
    Friday, August 7 21:00
    Delta suite 2815
  • Hadley Rille Books
    Saturday, August 8 19:00
    Delta suite 2830
  • Soundz Intriguing
    Friday, August 7 17:30 to 18:30
    Delta suite 2815
  • By Light Unseen Media
    Sunday, August 9 22:00
    or after the Hugo Awards ceremony
    Delta Suite 2802


ChiZine will be launching Daniel Rabuzzi’s ‘”The Choir Boats”; “Objects of Worship’” by Claude Lalumière (with a foreword by James Morrow); David Nickle’s “Monstrous Affections” (with a foreword by Michael Rowe); “The World More Full of Weeping’”, by Robert J. Wiersema; and “The Tel Aviv Dossier” by Lavie Tidhar & Nir Yaniv. Guests will include Nir Yaniv, Claude Lalumière, David Nickle, Robert J. Weirsema, Daniel Rabuzzi, Robert Boyczuk, Deborah A. Mills, Brett Alexander Savory, Sandra Kasturi, and Matthew Moore.

Nanopress will be launching “Blood Out of a Stone”, a new collection by Guest of Honour Élisabeth Vonarburg with an introduction by Ursula K. LeGuin.

The North American launch of HarperCollins’ imprint Angry Robot will be at 19:00 Friday.

Bundoran Press will be releasing “Steel Whispers” by Hayden Trenholm and “Fall From Earth”, by Matthew Johnson. EDGE Publishing will be promoting “Tesseracts Thirteen”, a collection of short fiction by Canadian writers. Guests will include Jean-Louis Trudel , Nancy Kilpatrick, Alison Baird, Suzanne Church, Kevin Kvas, Jill Snider Lum, Matthew Moore, David Nickle, and Andrea Schlecht.

The Robert J. Sawyer Books imprint of Red Deer Press will be launching the collection “Distant Early Warnings”. Expected guests include Paddy Forde, Julie E. Czerneda, Robert Charles Wilson, Karl Schroeder, and Robert J. Sawyer.

Hadley Rille books is releasing Kim Vandervort’s “The Song and the Sorceress”.

Soundz Intriguing will launch “Tyal, the Daughter of Flames”, by Odeillia Firebird.

By Light Unseen Media will release “Gideon Redoak”, by Anne Fraser.

SF Canada, a national, bilingual organization of SF, Fantasy and Horror writers, will also be giving a party on Friday starting at 9pm in Delta suite 2815.

The 67th World Science Fiction Convention, known as Anticipation, will take place in Montréal, Québec, Canada from Thursday, August 6th through Monday, August 10th, 2009.

More information about Anticipation, including current membership rates, is available on our web site (); you can also write to us for more information.
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Contacts:
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The convention is over; thank you for joining us!

Thank you for joining us! Please post links to your convention reports or photos to the Anticipation Livejournal, or let us know on Twitter. And we hope to see a lot of you at Aussiecon 4.

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