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July 21st: Comic Con - Sampler Giveaway + Signing - San Diego, CA - Macmillan Booth - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Stop by Macmillan's Booth (#2711) to get one of the limited samplers of CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE and say hi!

July 22nd: Comic Con - World Mythology in Contemporary Fantasy - San Diego, CA - Room 9 - 2:00-3:00pm

Xenophobes beware. (And, if you know what “xenophobes” means, please keep reading.) There are worlds of diverse gods, djinn, daemons, Ghabali, manticores, sylphs, yowies … and oh, yeah, Baba Yaga … to learn about. And you can find them all in the pages of books. Join Renee Ahdieh (Flame in the Mist) in conversation with Ilona Andrews (Wildfire), Tomi Adeyemi (Children of Blood and Bone), Traci Chee (The Speaker), S.A. Chakraborty (The City of Brass),  and Nidhi Chanani (Pashmina)  to learn about the monsters that roam the earth, and how world mythology provides the building blocks of contemporary storytelling.

July 23rd: Comic Con - Fantasy, Diversity, and Inspiring One Another with Leigh Bardugo, Michael Dante DiMartino, and Tomi Adeyemi - San Diego, CA - Room 32AB - 11:00-12:00pm

Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows, Crooked Kingdom, and Wonder Woman: Warbringer), Michael Dante DiMartino (Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, and Rebel Genius), and Tomi Adeyemi (Children of Blood and Bone) come together to talk about fantasy across all mediums, diversity in literature and on the screen, and their inspirations for their incredible works. All three creators will discuss their highly anticipated upcoming projects: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo, Warrior Genius and The Legend of Korra comics by Michael DiMartino, and Tomi Adeyemi's Children of Blood and Bone (both the trilogy and the forthcoming movie adaptation, which has been optioned by Fox 2000)


  • May 3rd: RT Booklovers Convention - Pitch Wars Road Show - Atlanta, GA

  • June 3rd: Book Con - Fierce Reads Author Breakfast - New York, NY

  • June 3rd: Book Con - Megan Whalen Turner Super-Fan Fantasy Author Panel - New York, NY

  • June 23rd: American Library Association - SAMPLER GIVEAWAY + SIGNING - Chicago, IL