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On-line literary pageant, When Phrases Collide, to welcome Hank Phillippi Ryan, Susanna Kearsley, Terry Bro Edward Willett

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American investigative journalist and best-selling thriller author Hank Phillippi Ryan, Canadian novelist Susanna Kearsley, American fantasy author Terry Brooks and Regina-based, American-born sci-fi author Edward Willett are among the many authors taking part on this yr’s When Phrases Collide literary pageant.

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The pageant, held Aug. 12 to 14, will probably be absolutely on-line for the third yr in a row.

Established in 2011, the pageant is run by volunteers and friends will not be paid to attend, apart from having their bills coated. Whereas it’s modelled after sci-fi and fantasy conventions, it covers a big selection of literary and well-liked genres.

Willett, Kearsley and Ryan will all host grasp lessons this yr.

Willett has written greater than 60 books of science fiction and is about to launch The Tangled Stars, a “far-future humorous area opera,” will probably be launched in October.

A former legal professional, Brooks is thought for his epic fantasy novels, together with 23 New York Occasions bestsellers, and has offered greater than 25-million copies of his books.

Kearsley is a former museum curator from Brantford, Ont. who turned to full-time writing within the mid-Nineteen Nineties. She writes historic fiction and thrillers below the pend title Emma Cole.

Ryan, a journalist and author of award-winning thrillers, has received 4 Agatha Awards (named after Agatha Christie and meant to honour crime writers) and the Mary Higgins Clark Award.

For a full schedule and to register by means of Evenbright, go to whenwordscollide.org.



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