According to PJMedia.com, Jon Del Arroz is "the leading Hispanic voice in science fiction" and author of the award winning steampunk novel, For Steam And Country. As a contributor to The Federalist and dangerous.com, he is also recognized as a popular journalist and cultural commentator. Jon loves steampunk and space opera, and is releasing several books this year in both subgenres. Visit his website at http://www.delarroz.com.
Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Jonathan Del Arroz
Name of Event
Luck is Not a Factor: More Stories from the Four Horsemen Universe
Chris Kennedy moderates Luck is Not a Factor: More Stories from the Four Horsemen Universe. The 4 Horseman Roundtable: Readings, Q&A, Discussion, followed by a Mass Autograph Session
Autograph Session (MJ Allen, Buettner, Del Arroz, Spriggs)
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.)
Dr. Valerie Hampton hosts Dragonriders of Pern LARP: Lord Asgenar has been gifted with a clutch of firelizard eggs from Beauty's last flight and is holding a Gather to celebrate the new little thread flaming helpers. Festivities abound as travelers from all over Lemos make their way to the Gather for it is rumored that Lord Asgenar won't be keeping all the firelizards but doling some out in lottery to help with ground crews. Whether runnerbeast racing, bubbly pies, or a chance at a firelizard is your game the Spring Gather won't disappoint.
Be familiar with Dragonriders of Pern, or even read the Wiki to be set. (Everything will be provided. Groups will be separated by dragonriders, crafters, and holders. Harpers can join any group. Costuming is encouraged.)