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Justina Ireland, Dhonielle Clayton and Zoraida Córdova
Jun
9
10:30 AM10:30

Justina Ireland, Dhonielle Clayton and Zoraida Córdova

Cymera is excited to welcome three of America’s biggest YA fantasy writers to our inaugural festival. Don’t miss your chance to meet Justina Ireland, author of the zombie Civil War book Dread Nation, Dhonielle Clayton, author of lush fantasy The Belles (plus co-founder of Cake Literary and COO of We Need Diverse Books), and Zoraida Córdova, author of the forthcoming Incendiary and the Brooklyn Brujas trilogy.

Find out more about: Justina Ireland, Dhonielle Clayton and Zoraida Córdova!

Running time: 60 minutes

Tickets: £8/ £6 concession

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 Dark Futures: Moira McPartlin and London Shah
Jun
9
11:45 AM11:45

Dark Futures: Moira McPartlin and London Shah

Moira McPartlin’s latest book is Star of Hope, the third volume of the Sun Song trilogy, which is set in a dystopian 2089. London Shah’s debut, The Light at the Bottom of the World, is set in 2099 and the world is submerged a thousand feet beneath the ocean’s surface. Join these two authors as they chat about the dark futures presented in their work.

Find out more about: Moira McPartlin and London Shah!

Running time: 60 minutes

Tickets: £8/ £6 concession

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Demons & Dinosaurs with Kim Curran and S. M. Wilson
Jun
9
1:30 PM13:30

Demons & Dinosaurs with Kim Curran and S. M. Wilson

Join Kim Curran and S. M. Wilson to talk about their demon and dinosaur filled works! Kim Curran is the author of six books for teens, including Slay and Slay: On Tour, about a boy band that slays demons in between gigs. S. M. Wilson’s The Extinction Trials is billed as Jurassic Park meets the Hunger Games!

Find out more about: Kim Curran and S. M. Wilson!

Chaired by Eleanor Pender

Running Time: 60 minutes

Tickets £8/£6 concession

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Ghosts with Helen Grant, Rachel Burge and Claire McFall
Jun
9
3:15 PM15:15

Ghosts with Helen Grant, Rachel Burge and Claire McFall

Helen Grant’s book Ghost is set on a remote Scottish estate. Rachel Burge is the author of The Twisted Tree, a chilling ghost story inspired by Norse legend. Claire McFall’s latest book is Outcasts, which will conclude the lauded Ferryman trilogy. Hear these three authors chat about their fantasy books that deal with love and loss and the ghosts that haunt us.

Find out more about: Helen Grant, Rachel Burge and Claire McFall!

Chaired by Sarah Broadley

Running time: 60 minutes

Tickets: £8/ £6 concession

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Girls Got Science: Kristina Pérez and Amy McCulloch
Jun
9
3:45 PM15:45

Girls Got Science: Kristina Pérez and Amy McCulloch

Kristina Pérez and Amy McCulloch discuss their work and make us wish we had a robotic pet or were able to shoot electricity from our fingers! In The Tesla Legacy (Pérez) and Jinxed (McCulloch), both touch on the importance of girls in STEM roles.

Find out more about: Kristina Pérez and Amy McCulloch!

Running time: 60 minutes

Tickets: £8/£6 concession

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