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Anna Grace Carpenter

Anna Grace Carpenter


A.G. Carpenter writes fiction of (and for) all sorts, with a focus on the speculative. With over a dozen published short stories, her work has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Abyss & Apex, Nature Magazine - Futures, and others. "The Weather's Always Fine in Paradise", a collection of new and old short stories and novelettes, is available now. Her novellas "Of Lips and Tongue" and "Of Shade and Soul" are available now from Falstaff books, with the third and final book "Of Flesh and Bone" forthcoming. A collection of short stories co-written with Eric S. Brown is forthcoming from Ring of Fire Press.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Anna Grace Carpenter

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 01:00PM Paranormal Romance: Lovers and Stranger Others
Terry Maggert moderates this panel on the dynamics that drive the psyche in the world of paranormal romance.
Fri 04:00PM The Confluence of the Science Fiction and Western Genres
Peter Grant moderates this panel on the differences and similarities between science fiction (Star Trek as Wagon Train in Space) vs Firefly vs Weird Wild West.
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Fri 07:30PM From Concept to Query
Anna Grace Carpenter presents From Concept to Query. This workshop will show you how to find the "high concept" at the heart of your novel, craft a 2-3 sentence pitch, and explore techniques to turn that pitch into a full query letter, plus some basic Do This, Not That for the querying process and search for an agent.
Roosevelt Room
(90 min)
Sat 10:00AM What's New in 1632
Rick Boatright moderates this panel on what is new in the 1632 universe in all it's alternate history glory, with a mass autograph session to follow.
Sat 11:00AM Now What? Getting Your Plot Unstuck and Overcoming Writer's Block
A.G. Carpenter moderates that panel on overcoming writer's block with tips and tricks for getting your plot unstuck and taking your story all the way to the end. Various approaches to getting the gears turning again will be offered by combining the expertise of multiple authors.
Sat 01:00PM Author's Alley (Burkhead, D.J. Butler, Carpenter, Cordova, Mandragora)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Sat 02:00PM Author's Alley (Ayres, Carpenter, Hartness, Martin, Monroe)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Sat 03:00PM Dark Urban Fantasy, Horror, Paranormal Romance, Paranormal Suspense: Where Do the Lines Blur?
Terry Maggert moderates this panel on the the tenuous seams between genres, and where the lines blur between Horror, Paranormal Romance and Paranormal Suspense.
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch
Have coffee / continental breakfast and chat with the pros
Sun 11:00AM Autograph Session (Ayres, Carpenter, Howell, Lackey, Rinehart)
Autograph sessions will be located in the Dealer's Room. Authors will cycle through hourly, except for the author's that have their own tables who will be available when they are not scheduled in the program. Limit 5 books (if you bring more, get 5 signed and go to the back of the line.)