FANDEMONIUM 17-23 October – Sci Fi and Fantasy Collide in the Library
From urban fantasy to magical realism, angels to taniwha, the writings of Elizabeth Knox, HG Parry and AJ Fitzwater showcase the depth and diversity of the fantasy genre in New Zealand.
AJ Fitzwater lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. They have published a variety of short fiction, and their books are “No Man’s Land” and “The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper”. They are a Sir Julius Vogel Award winner, graduate of Clarion 2014, and Artist in Residence at The Christchurch Arts Centre 2021.
H.G. Parry is the author of The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep, A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians, and its sequel, A Radical Act of Free Magic. She currently lives in a book-infested flat on the Kāpiti Coast in New Zealand, which she shares with her sister and an increasing menagerie of small animals.
Elizabeth Knox CNZM is the author of thirteen novels, three novellas, and a collection of essays. Dreamhunter, won the 2006 Esther Glen Medal. Dreamhunter’s sequel Dreamquake, 2007, was named an ALA, and New York Library best book. . Her latest novel is The Absolute Book, which was published in New Zealand in 2019
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