Meet the incomparable legend Peter S. Beagle and acclaimed editor Jacob Weisman
Photo: Jill Roberts
Join Peter S. Beagle, beloved creator of The Last Unicorn and the author of IN CALABRIA, and Tachyon publisher Jacob Weisman, co-editor (with Beagle) of World Fantasy nominee THE NEW VOICES OF FANTASY, at Dragon Con in Atlanta, GA on August 30-September 3.
The convention affords a second opportunity to purchase the limited edition chapbook THE KARKADANN TRIANGLE by Beagle and Patricia A. McKillp, sold exclusively at the event by The Missing Volume (Floor 1 Booths 1201, 1203, 1300, 1302). Beagle has two scheduled signings at their booth.
- Friday, August 31: 2PM (with Jacob Weisman)
- Sunday, September 2: 3 PM (with Fran Wilde)
Cover art: Thomas Canty Design: Elizabeth Story
Beagle and Weisman will be participating in many events during the convention.
Peter S. Beagle programming:
Title: YA Like It’s 1999!
Time: Fri 10:00 am Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Before Harry Potter or Twilight…what were your favorite YA novels prior to the genre’s explosion in popularity? Come get your nostalgia on & join our panelists in a discussion of YA published in the ‘90s & earlier.
Title: When Life Interrupts
Time: Fri 05:30 pm Location: Embassy CD – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Writers face challenges from their craft daily–but what happens when real life interrupts?
Title: BYOMC: Bring Your Own Magical Creature
Time: Sat 01:00 pm Location: Embassy EF – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Bring your own magical creature! No two magical creatures are the same–that would just be boring & embarrassing, like two-women-in-the-same-dress embarrassing. So how do you take a magical creature & make it your own? Let’s find out from the experts.
Title: Peter Beagle & Authors perform
Time: Sat 07:00 pm Location: International North – Hyatt (Length: 2 Hours 30 Min)
Title: What We’re Reading!
Time: Sun 01:00 pm Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Obsessed with book recommendations? Come hear about what your favorite YA authors have been reading. Audience participation encouraged!
Title: Peter Beagle & the Power of the Quest
Time: Sun 08:30 pm Location: L401-L403 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Author, screenwriter, musician, & poet with a legacy reaching beyond the beloved The Last Unicorn. Spend an hour with one of the true masters of High Fantasy.
Title: Pulling It All Together: PR
Time: Mon 01:00 pm Location: Embassy CD – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: You’ve written the book. You’ve sold it. How do you make sure it gets into a reader’s hands?
Title: Superversive Science Fiction: Inspiring from Above
Time: Fri 10:00 pm Location: Embassy AB – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Since Dystopian SF has become popular, Science Fiction that tells a good story and inspires people is becoming known as superversive.
Title: Editors Speak out
Time: Sat 05:30 pm Location: Embassy CD – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Today’s editors are challenged by the ever-changing market. They’ll provide tips for authors on how to stay afloat–and succeed.