Upcoming Events

Given the current pandemic situation, all upcoming events are virtual; there are no in-person events being planned for the foreseeable future.

RoberCon (all times EDT)

Saturday, September 26th

  • 11:00am: Speculative Poetry: Tips for Writing the Best Verse in the ‘Verse
  • 3:00pm: Speculative Poetry Reading: Dramatic Journeys to Unknown Realms
  • 4:00pm: Sprint to the Finish: Completing a Novel in a Short Time Frame

Sunday, September 27th

  • 11:00am: From the Mind to the Story: Making the Journey of Ideas Smoother
  • 4:00pm: Hooked to Our Screens: Video Games in the Time of COVID-19

Past Events

Space Moms Launch!

Tuesday, September 8th, 4pm-10pm

Karen Osborne and Valerie Valdes host a virtual literary house party to celebrate their book releases. Scheduled to appear are: Andrea Stewart, Marina Lostetter, Mike Chen, Megan O’Keefe, C.L. Polk, K.B. Wagers and Michael R. Underwood, with more guests to be announced.

Columbus NASFiC

  • Friday, August 21st at 8:00pm EDT: BIPOC Round Table
  • Saturday, August 22nd at 12:00pm EDT: The Ever-Expanding Universe of Space Operas
  • Sunday, August 23rd at 1:00pm EDT: Reading

Hometown Novel Nights

Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:00pm EDT

Hosted by the Newnan Carnegie Library, featuring Valerie Valdes, Pat McKee and Angie Gallion. Each author will share about themselves, their writing journey, and their latest book(s). Books will be available to purchase from the Carnegie or Corner Arts Gallery & Studios.

R.A. Salvatore In Conversation

Sunday, August 16 at 10:00am EDT

A virtual panel at ReedPop Metaverse with Salvatore in conversation with author Valerie Valdes (Prime Deceptions) as they discuss the highly anticipated release of the final book in the Drizzt trilogy, Relentless (Legend of Drizzt: Generations #3) and their mutual love affair with fantasy and games in general.


  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 8:00pm EDT: Reading
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 8:00pm EDT: Kaffeklatsch
  • Friday, July 31, 2020 at 11:00pm EDT: Not Your Parents’ Space Opera
  • Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 8:00pm EDT: In Space No One Can See You Hide the Evidence: Crimes in Space

The Ivy Bookshop

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 6:30pm EDT

A virtual reading and conversation with Michael R. Underwood (Annihilation Aria) and Valerie Valdes.


Friday, July 24, 2020 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm PDT (6:00pm – 7:00pm EDT)

Galaxy Grrls, or the Female and Non-Binary Authors who Bridge the new Frontier of Space Fiction

Featuring Nicky Drayden (Escaping Exodus), Marina Lostetter (Noumenon Ultra), Jessie Mihalik (Chaos Reigning), Valerie Valdes (Chilling Effect), and K.B. Wagers (A Pale Light in the Black).

Flights of Foundry

May 16, 2020

May 17, 2020

Note: all times are in ET (UTD-4). Check the website directly to see the schedule converted to your time zone.

New York Comic Con

October 5th, 2019 at 1:30pm

Room 1A18

Magic Space Opera/Science Fantasy panel

Book Release

September 17th, 2019 at 6:30pm

Books & Books at Suniland Shops
11297 South Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156
Phone: 786-552-3290

Cancelled Events

Atlanta Science Fiction and Fantasy Expo

March 15, 2020 at 3:00pm

How to Write a Novel in 30 Days

North DeKalb Mall
2050 Lawrenceville Hwy
Southwest corner of N. Druid Hills Rd. and Lawrenceville Hwy.
Decatur, GA 30033


March 20, 2020 at 5:00pm

JW Marriott Salon C

Can We Build a Better Society Beyond Earth

Spring 2020 Emerging Writers Showcase

March 28, 2020 at 1:00pm

Fayette County Library
1821 Heritage Pkwy
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Phone: 770-461-8841