Guest Authors

The following guest authors are confirmed for Alpha 2018:

Tamora Pierce N. K. Jemisin Mary Robinette Kowal Maggie Stiefvater
Headshot of Tamora Pierce. Front view toward camera. Wearing a black sweater. Headshot of N. K. Jemisin. Side view towards camera. Wearing a red blouse and metal necklace. Photo by Laura Hanifin. Headshot of Mary Robinette Kowal. Front view facing camera. Wearing a white blouse and a sash. Photo of Maggie Stiefvater. Leaning against a brick wall, wearing a leather jacket and jeans.
From author website By Laura Hanifin From author website By Sadichhak
  • Tamora Pierce, bestselling author of the Song of the Lioness quartet, the Circle of Magic series, and many other fantasy novels
  • N. K. Jemisin, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of The Fifth Season, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and other novels and short stories
  • Mary Robinette Kowal, Hugo Award-winning author of the acclaimed Glamourist Histories series, Ghost Talkers, and Word Puppets
  • Maggie Stiefvater, bestselling author of the Raven Cycle series, All the Crooked Saints, The Scorpio Races, and other novels for young adults

Past author guests include John Joseph Adams, Michael Arnzen, Catherine Asaro, Holly BlackTobias S. BuckellLawrence C. Connolly, Bruce CovilleAmal El-Mohtar, Timons EsaiasCharles Coleman FinlayCarl Frederick, James Frenkel, Gregory Frost, Max Gladstone, Theodora GossAlan IrvineAlaya Dawn Johnson, Kij Johnson, Scott A. Johnson, Michael Kandel, Ellen Kushner, Justine LarbalestierDavid LevineMalinda Lo, Christopher McKitterick, E. C. MyersDaniel José OlderTamora PierceBruce Holland RogersDelia Sherman, Wen Spencer, Rachel SwirskyWilliam TennHarry TurtledoveCatherynne M. Valente, Scott WesterfeldLeslie What, Sheila Williams, Alyssa Wong, and Timothy Zahn.