J. Dianne Dotson
in discussion with
Gareth L. Powell
An In-Store Event!
This is an IN-STORE EVENT with authors J. Dianne Dotson and Gareth L. Powell. The event will consist of a 30 minute discussion, followed by a Q&A with the audience, and finally a book signing. Lunarpunk cosplay is encouraged!
ATTENDING THE EVENT? Purchasing a copy of THE INN AT THE AMETHYST LANTERN through Mysterious Galaxy will get you a numbered ticket for the signing line after the event. Those who have not purchased a book through us are still welcome to get their books signed, but will have to wait until after the numbered line has finished. We highly recommend ordering books in advance of the event, as there's always a chance we will sell out by the event day. Purchasing your books through Mysterious Galaxy allows us to continue to host author events, so we thank you in advance for your support!
How to Order a book from J. Dianne Dotson and/or Gareth L. Powell if you're attending the event:
How to Order a Signed/Personalized book from J. Dianne Dotson and/or Gareth L. Powell if you're not attending the event:
Pre-Orders of THE INN AT THE AMETHYST LANTERN will include *while supplies last:
Lunarpunk nature stickers
An art card of a giant cyborg owl
An art card of a Lunarpunk apothecary lady
About the Authors
J. DIANNE DOTSON is the alternate pen name of Jendia Gammon, science fiction, fantasy, and horror author of THE SHADOW GALAXY: A Collection of Short Stories and Poetry (Trepidatio Publishing), THE INN AT THE AMETHYST LANTERN (YA SFF Lunarpunk, October 24, 2023, from Android Press), as well as the four-book space opera series The Questrison Saga® (HELIOPAUSE; EPHEMERIS; ACCRETION; AND LUMINIFEROUS). Dianne is represented by Laura Bennett of Liverpool Literary Agency.
Dianne’s short fiction is featured in anthologies and magazines. She holds a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and spent several years working in both ecological and clinical research. Dianne is also a science writer for online publications and is an artist. She is known for writing characters people fall in love with, in extraordinary settings with intricate world-building.
GARETH L. POWELL is an award-winning author known for his thriller-style pacing, mordant wit, and complex, achingly human characters – as well as for the encouragement and advice he offers aspiring writers. He has twice won the coveted British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel, and has become one of the most-shortlisted authors in the award’s 50-year history. He has also been a finalist for the Locus, British Fantasy, Seiun, and Canopus awards.
His novels have regularly appeared on the Locus Bestseller lists, and have been Amazon bestsellers in the UK, USA and Japan. ABOUT WRITING, his field guide for aspiring authors, also topped the Amazon charts and continues to inspire a new generation of upcoming authors. Gareth’s Embers of War trilogy is currently being adapted for television, and he has co-written groundbreaking stories with bestselling authors Aliette de Bodard and Peter F. Hamilton.
About THE INN AT THE AMETHYST LANTERN
Long after a climate catastrophe, when a utopian future faces an unearthed evil from our present, Gentian "Gen" Lightworth and her friends in the night-living town of Glimmerbight must stop the past from repeating itself by using all their wits and talents...and perhaps a bit of magic.