Tom Leveen

Tom Leveen

TOM LEVEEN

Tom Leveen is the author of eight novels with imprints of Random House and Simon & Schuster, has written for Image Comics’ Spawn comic book series, and brings more than twenty years of live theatre experience to his lectures and classes, which have taken him to conventions and conferences all over the US and to Germany. His second novel, Zero, was an ALA/YALSA Best Book of 2013, and his horror novel Sick won both the Westchester Fiction Award and the Grand Canyon Reader Award.

Find him online at tomleveen.com or on social media.

Victoria V.E. Schwab

Victoria V.E. Schwab

VICTORIA V.E. SCHWAB

Victoria “V.E.” Schwab is the #1 NYT, USA, and Indie bestselling author of more than a dozen books, including Vicious, the Shades of Magic series, and This Savage Song. Her work has received critical acclaim, been featured by EW and The New York Times, been translated into more than a dozen languages, and been optioned for TV and Film. The Independent calls her the “natural successor to Diana Wynne Jones” and touts her “enviable, almost Gaimanesque ability to switch between styles, genres, and tones.”

To learn more about Victoria and her works, please visit: http://www.veschwab.com/

Amy K. Nichols

Amy K. Nichols

Appearing Fri-Sun

AMY K. NICHOLS

Amy K. Nichols has been a musician, a web designer, a political assistant, a teacher, and an armchair scientist. She has traveled overseas, studied medieval paleography, learned how to weld, been complimented by Benedict Cumberbatch, and survived being crushed in a crowd of drunken Scots. She and her husband live on the edge of the desert in Peoria with their two children and too many books. She is the author of the YA science fiction novels NOW THAT YOU’RE HERE and WHILE YOU WERE GONE, published by Knopf. She currently teaches writing with the Your Novel Year program at ASU and is plotting her next adventure. Visit her online at www.amyknichols.com.

Suzanne Young

Suzanne Young

Appearing Fri-Sun

SUZANNE YOUNG

Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of the Program series. Originally from Utica, New York, Suzanne moved to Arizona to pursue her dream of not freezing to death. She is a novelist and an English teacher, but not always in that order. Suzanne is the author of The Program, The Treatment, The Remedy, The Epidemic, The Adjustment, Poet Anderson, Hotel for the Lost, and several other books for teens. You can visit her online at authorsuzanneyoung.com.

Chuck Wendig

Chuck Wendig

Appearing Fri-Sun

CHUCK WENDIG

Chuck Wendig is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath, as well as the Miriam Black thrillers, the Atlanta Burns books, and Zer0es/Invasive, alongside other works across comics, games, film, and more. A finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and the cowriter of the Emmy-nominated digital narrative Collapsus, he is also known for his popular blog, terribleminds.com, and his books about writing. He lives in Pennsylvania with his family.