Tuesday, June 25, 2024 - 6:00pm

Calling all science fiction and fantasy readers, writers, and tabletop roleplaying game (TTRPG) game-masters! Learn how to create the most immersive and creative worlds in your writing and TTRPG games, or how your favorite authors do it in their work, from two expert worldbuilders: Olivia Chadha, author of The Mechanists Series, and Nick Dawson, TTRPG game-master with decades of experience. There will be a Q&A and book signing following the presentation, and light refreshments will be provided. 

Olivia writes science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and literary novels for MG, YA, and adult audiences. BALANCE OF FRAGILE THINGS is her debut adult literary novel. RISE OF THE RED HAND, her YA debut, was awarded the Colorado Book Award for Young Adult Literature. Book two of The Mechanists Series, FALL OF THE IRON GODS came out April 2024. She is a contributor to the YA folk horror anthology THE GATHERING DARK (Page Street), the desi anthology MAGIC HAS NO BORDERS (HarperTeen), and the STAR WARS anthology, Return of the Jedi: From A Certain Point of View. She lives in Colorado with her family.

Nick Dawson is a librarian with the Eagle Valley Library District. He has a bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing, as well as a Master's Degree in Information Resources and Library Science. Until recently he ran weekly sessions of D&D tor teens and young adults at the library, and has been running D&D sessions in his private life for nearly 3 decades. While his degree's emphasis was in poetry the majority of his free time reading and listening focuses on fantasy, storytelling, and history.

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Rise Of The Red Hand (The Mechanists #1) By Olivia Chadha Cover Image
ISBN: 9781645660330
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Erewhon Books - October 26th, 2021

Fall of the Iron Gods (The Mechanists #2) By Olivia Chadha Cover Image
ISBN: 9781645660279
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Erewhon Books - April 23rd, 2024