S. Andrew Swann

S. Andrew Swann


S. Andrew Swann is the pen name of Steven Swiniarski. He's married and lives in the Greater Cleveland area where he has lived all of his adult life. He has a background in mechanical engineering and - besides writing - works as a Database Manager for one of the largest private child services agencies in the Cleveland area. He has published over 26 novels since 1993. He has just recently completed Marked for DAW books, published January 2019

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring S. Andrew Swann

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and listen to our Guests of Honor speak!

CC: Meeting Rooms 4 & 5
(60 min)
Fri 06:00PM Autograph Session (T. Howard, Swann)

Autograph sessions will be located in the Dealer's Room. Authors will cycle through hourly, except for the author's that have their own tables who will be available when they are not scheduled in the program. Limit 5 books (if you bring more, get 5 signed and go to the back of the line.)

Dealer's Room (M: Plaza A/B/C Ballroom)
(60 min)
Sat 12:00PM Banquet and Guest of Honor Speeches

Space Opera themed Luncheon Banquet. Come hear the Guests of Honor speak! Costumes optional!

Sat 02:00PM Essential Elements of High Fantasy

What are the essential elements that make High Fantasy readable, believable and compelling.  Our panel of experts will discuss the core of the genre.  S. Andrew Swann moderates.

Sat 04:00PM World Building Across the Genres

Dan Hollifield  moderates this panel on what it takes to build a believe-able nuanced world as a landscape for fantasy, science fiction, steampunk or horror.

CC: Meeting Room 8
(60 min)
Sat 05:00PM Author's / Artist's Alley (Freeman, S. Osborn, Schantz, Spriggs, Swann)

Come by the Author's / Artist's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!

Author's Alley (M: Plaza Ballroom Mezzanine)
(60 min)
Sun 10:00AM Reading: S. Andrew Swann &

Come out and have a seat as our author guests reads passages of their works

CC: Meeting Room 7
(60 min)
Sun 02:00PM Humor in SF and Fantasy

Ed McKeown moderates this panel on the tricks of the trade in adding humor to your science fiction or fantasy story or novel

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