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Our Comic Con 2015 Schedule


We’ll be at New York Comic Con this week! Come visit us and meet your favorite authors, attend some cool panels, and pick up awesome free swag. What are you waiting for?!
Check out the full schedule of HarperCollins events with more details here!
All events will be held at:
Jacob Javits Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001

Giveaways

Plink & Win!
Win free advance copies of upcoming YA titles!
Thursday, October 8th, 3:30pm
Friday, October 9th, 5:00pm
Saturday, October 10th, 5:00pm
Sunday, October 11th, 11:30am
Password!
Say “Sky Key is next!” to any HarperCollins staff member to win an ENDGAME t-shirt or collapsible water bottle!
More Free Swag!
– Stop by our booth on any day at 11:00am to win an exclusive pair of DOROTHY MUST DIE sunglasses
– Visit us on Friday, October 9th at 10:00am for a sneak peek of A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE

Panels & Post-Panel Signings

Spec Fiction Sneak Peek: What’s New from Harper Voyager and Epic Reads
When: Thursday, October 8th, 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Room 1A05
Description: Consumer interests in SFF are rapidly diversifying, and the genre is experiencing explosive change and growth. See what is new and exciting in speculative fiction, sci-fi, fantasy and more from Harper Voyager and Epic Reads. There will be fun giveaways!
Fantasy Draft League
Featuring: Zac Brewer, NYT bestselling author of THE CEMETERY BOYS
When: Thursday, October 8th, 4:15-5:15pm
Where: Room 1B03
Description: It’s like Fantasy Football but for SFF lit fans! Four authors draft an “all-star” fantasy team choosing characters from their favorite books: one wizard; one warrior; one cleric; one thief/rogue; one wildcard. They battle it out to see who can create the ultimate fantasy line-up! 2 judges will offer commentary after each round and vote on which fantasy fiction league will take the crown. Before they announce their deliberations, the audience will weigh in as well. Let’s get ready to rumble!
Signing: 5:30pm at the Bookstore, Hall 1-B
A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett, the Sourcerer of Words
Featuring: Mackenzi Lee (THIS MONSTROUS THING) & Dan Wells (BLUESCREEN)
When: Thursday, October 8th, 5:15-6:15pm
Where: Room 1A18
Description: “Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?” Sir Terry Pratchett, GOING POSTAL HarperCollins is proud to assemble a special tribute panel, featuring noted adult and children’s fiction and fantasy authors, for an exclusive memorial to the literary legacy of Sir Terry Pratchett, only at New York ComicCon.
Giveaways: This Monstrous Thing bookmarks & postcards, galleys of Bluescreen.
Let Me Hear You Scream
Featuring: Madeleine Roux, author of the ASYLUM series
When: Friday, October 9th, 1:30-2:30pm
Where: Room 1A01
Description: Psychology Today reports that not only is fear an influential motivator, but also it might very well be the most powerful one we have. Join authors Madeleine Roux, Emmy Laybourne, Jake Halpern, Danielle Vega and R.L. Stine they discuss how they use fear to build suspense & tension in their novels. What they reveal will give you goosebumps…and might even have you checking under the bed at night.
Signing: 2:45pm at the Bookstore (Hall 1-B)
Wicked Reads
Featuring: Moderator Danielle Paige (DOROTHY MUST DIE) & Zac Brewer (THE CEMETERY BOYS)
When: Friday, October 9th, 2:45-3:45pm
Where: Room 1A01
Description: If you love books that slip under your skin, make your turn on the light at night, and check to make sure your doors are locked then you are in the right panel. WICKED READS celebrates the novels that stick with you long after you’ve finished turning the pages. Join authors TBD as they discuss how they write truly terrifying tales.
Signing: 4:00pm at the Bookstore (Hall 1-B)
Science in Fiction
Featuring: Mindy McGinnis, author of A MADNESS SO DISCREET
When: Friday, October 9th, 5:15-6:15pm
Where: Room 1B03
Description: Look at something like The Martian vs The Fold vs the Iron Man movies. Is hard science always a good thing? Authors discuss the pros and cons and the sometimes slippery slope of including hard science in a work of fiction, especially in a paradigm era of technological development.
Signing: 6:45pm at the Bookstore (Hall 1-B)
Chicks Kick Ass – The Ongoing Epic
Featuring: Sara Raasch, author of the SNOW LIKE ASHES series
When: Saturday, October 10th, 11:00am-12:00pm
Where: Room 1A21
Description: Science-Fiction and Fantasy authors know how to thrill readers with stories of kick-ass teen heroines who fight for what’s right. Join young adult and adult authors as they discuss the paranormal and futuristic elements in their action-packed novels that keep their protagonists on their toes and readers at the edge of their seats.  Seductive romance, searing action, and supernatural slip-ups keeps things scintillating.
Signing: 12:15pm at the Bookstore (Hall 1-B)
Epic Reads Book Club
Featuring: Jodi Meadows (THE ORPHAN QUEEN series), Heidi Heilig (THE GIRL FROM EVERYWHERE), Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton (TINY PRETTY THINGS), Danielle Paige (DOROTHY MUST DIE series), and Dan Wells (BLUESCREEN)
When: Saturday, October 10th, 12:15-1:15pm
Where: Room 1E03
Description: So many YA books…so little time. Epic Reads invites readers of all ages to join a round-table where authors Jodi Meadows (Mirror King & My Lady Jane), Heidi Heilig (Girl From Everywhere), Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton (Tiny Pretty Things), Danielle Paige (Yellow Brick War), Dan Wells (Bluescreen) will dish about their books and other fan-favorites. Get a preview of their soon-to-be-published titles plus find out who their literary inspirations are, which imagined worlds they’d love to actually live in, characters they want to have dinner with and authors they want to meet, dead or alive. Bring your books and get them signed; it’s an Epic Reads Book Club! Free advance reader copies and fun Epic Reads swag will be up for grabs!  
YA Lit: Calling All Geeks!
Featuring: Claudia Gray, author of TEN THOUSAND SKIES ABOVE YOU
When: Saturday, October 10th, 2:45-3:45pm
Where: Room 1A21
Description: From Buffy to Disney and everything in between, authors can be super-fans too. Books, movies, games, TV shows, comics and everything pop-culture has to offer inspire these writers who put the FAN in FANDOM. Geeks have finally conquered the world and these authors are here to divulge their nerdy habits. Oh! And talk about the books they write too!
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