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Eastern-Inspired Fantasy with Zoë Marriott and Natasha Ngan
Jun
8
3:45 PM15:45

Eastern-Inspired Fantasy with Zoë Marriott and Natasha Ngan

Zoë Marriott is the author of several lush fantasy novels, the latest being The Hand, the Eye and the Heart, which tells the story of genderfluid protagonist Zhi and contains echoes of The Ballad of Mulan.

Natasha Ngan is the NYT bestselling author of Girls of Paper and Fire, eastern-inspired fantasy that features concubines falling in love, which is forbidden by the king.

Find out more about: Zoë Marriott and Natasha Ngan!

Chaired by Amy McCulloch

Running time: 60 minutes

Tickets: £8/ £6 concession

Venue: Upper Hall

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Mythical Creatures with Sarah Maria Griffin*, Alexandra Christo and Lesley Glaister
Jun
8
2:00 PM14:00

Mythical Creatures with Sarah Maria Griffin*, Alexandra Christo and Lesley Glaister

Join Sarah Maria Griffin, Alexandra Christo & Lesley Glaister, chaired by Eris Young, as they discuss the mythical creatures and figures in their fantasy. Sarah-Maria Griffin is the author of Spare and Found Parts, as well as Other Words for Smoke. Alexandra Christo is the author of the dark Little Mermaid retelling To Kill a Kingdom and the upcoming Into the Crooked Palace. Lesley Glaister is the author of several books, most recently the Chimera trilogy, which begins with Aphra’s Child.

Find out more about: Sarah Maria Griffin, Alexandra Christo and Lesley Glaister!

Unfortunately Sarah Maria Griffin is no longer able to attend this year’s festival. The event will go ahead with Alexandra Christo and Lesley Glaister. If you would like a refund for your ticket, please let us know.

Chaired by Eris Young

Running time: 60 minutes

Tickets: £8/ £6 concession

Venue: Lomond Room

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Philip Caveney and Dawn Finch*
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Philip Caveney and Dawn Finch*

Philip Caveney's first novel was published in 1977. Since then, he has published many novels for adults and several series for children that have sold all over the world. In addition to the Sebastian Darke series and the Alec Devlin Mysteries, he has written the Crow Boy trilogy for Fledgling Press. Philip also writes as Danny Weston and won the Scottish Book Trust Teen Award 2016 for his book, The Piper. In his most recent book The Slithers, a young boy discovers an ancient evil that lives underground…

*Please note that Dawn Finch unfortunately has had to cancel her appearance at #Cymera19. The event is going ahead with Philip Caveney. Please contact us if you’d like to request a refund for your ticket for this event.

Find out more about: Philip Caveney and Dawn Finch!

Running time: 60 minutes

Tickets: £8/ £6 concession

Venue: Lomond Room

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