Jun
20
Thu
Speculations Event: Adam Stemple reading
Jun 20 @ 18:30 – 19:45

On Thursday, June 20 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. ADAM STEMPLE reads from his work.  Adam Stemple is an award-winning author, poet, and musician. Of his first novel, Singer of Souls, SFWA Grandmaster Anne McCaffrey said, “One of the best first novels I have ever read.” Of his later works, Hugo Award-winning author Naomi Kritzer said, “No one writes bastard-son-of-a-bitch characters as brilliantly as Adam Stemple.”

Speculations is a co-production of DreamHaven and SF Minnesota, a multicultural, multimedia organization that also sponsors the midsummer speculative fiction convention, Diversicon.

Jun
29
Sat
Lois McMaster Bujold reading
Jun 29 @ 18:30 – 20:30
Lois McMaster Bujold reading

On Saturday, June 29th, local author Lois McMaster Bujold will be in the store to read from her brand-new, yet-to-be-published novella Penric and the Bandit. This will be the 16th book set in the fantasy World of Five Gods, and the 13th Penric story.  Lois mentioned on her blog, “As the title perhaps suggests, this one is in more of an adventure mode.” We look forward to hearing what is happening with Penric now!

Jul
17
Wed
Speculations Event: Michael Merriam reading
Jul 17 @ 18:30 – 19:45

MICHAEL MERRIAM reads Wednesday, July 17 from 6:30-7:45 p.m.  Michael Merriam is the award-winning author of the Weird West and Steampunk series Sixguns & Sorcery. His latest novella in the series is Terror at Tierra de Cobre, published by Queen of Swords Press. Michael’s work has appeared with Carina Press, Queen of Swords Press, and Uncanny Magazine, among others. He has published fourteen books and over 100 pieces of short fiction and poetry and his scripts have been produced for stage and radio. Like most artists, he has worked a variety of odd jobs over the years, including short-order cook, late-night radio disc jockey, international freight specialist, and manager of a puppet troupe. He lives in Minneapolis, MN, with his wife, housemate, a quiet dog, and a chonky cat.

Speculations is a co-production of DreamHaven books and SF MINNESOTA, a multicultural speculative fiction organization that also sponsors a midsummer SF convention, DIVERSICON. On August 2-5, 2024, Diversicon 31 and MYTHCON 53 are co-hosting a conference, “Fantasy in the Middle Lands,” with Guests of Honor ELEANOR ARNASON and BRIAN ATEBERY.

Jul
20
Sat
South Minneapolis Comic Book Crawl
Jul 20 @ 12:00 – 18:00
South Minneapolis Comic Book Crawl

Add the 4th annual South Minneapolis Comic Book Crawl to your calendar! It should be a good day for deals (our sales TBD). For more information, check out the website.

Aug
2
Fri
Mythcon 53
Aug 2 @ 20:01 – Aug 5 @ 21:01

DreamHaven will be in the dealer’s room for Mythcon. For more information, check their website.


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