Sam Weller and Bill Fawcett join Neil Gaiman, Peter Sagal, Luis Urrea and other Special Guests participating in An Evening to Honor Gene Wolfe.
Sam Weller is the authorized biographer of Ray Bradbury. Weller’s book The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury was a Los Angeles Times best seller, winner of the 2005 Society of Midland Authors Award for Best Biography, and a Bram Stoker Award finalist. The companion book, Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews, was published by Melville House/Stop Smiling Books in 2010.
With Mort Castle, Weller co-edited the forthcoming anthology Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury (William Morrow Paperbacks, July 2012). You can read more about the anthology at his website: http://listentotheechoes.com/
Bill Fawcett has been writing and editing SF since his years at Mayfair Games in the early 80. He has been a professor, teacher, corporate executive, college dean, game designer, and computer game designer. As an anthologist Bill has edited or co-edited over 40 anthologies. His non-fiction books include Making Contact: a UFO contact handbook, Hunters and Shooters, and The Teams (two oral histories of the Navy SEALs). Bill also edits and writes in a series of books about great mistakes in history. You can hear his podcasts at http://historymistakes.squarespace.com/ .
You read about all of our Special Guests on our website: http://chicagoliteraryhof.wordpress.com/special-guests-2/