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John Ringo

John Ringo

     Author

LibertyCon 16 Special Guest (2003)
LibertyCon 30 30th Anniv. Literary Guest (2017)

John Ringo's science fiction is action-oriented and abounding in characters to root for. He is the creator of the New York Times best-selling military science fiction series The Posleen Wars, with over one million copies in print. Ringo is also the author of the far-future science fiction adventure saga, The Council War. In addition to breaking new ground with hard-hitting contemporary fantasies Princess of Wands and Queen of Wands, Ringo created he nationally best-selling techno-thriller Ghost series, as well as military techno-thriller The Last Centurion, which was also a national bestseller. His latest space-based science fiction includes the Troy Rising series. Most recently, Under a Graveyard Sky is the debut novel in science-based zombie saga, Black Tide Rising.

A veteran of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne, Ringo brings firsthand knowledge of military operations to his fiction.


Scheduled Programming Events Featuring John Ringo

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 03:00PM "Check Out Our Edge" (Edged Weapons - That Is) - Show 'n' Tell from the Hank Reinhardt Collection
Toni Weisskopf moderates this discussion by master blade smiths and show and tell with weapons from the Hank Reinhardt collection.
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff
Event
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Fri 09:00PM Reading: John Ringo
Come and hear these 30th Anniversary GOH John Ringo read passages of his works!
Reading
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Sat 10:00AM Autograph Session (Arroz. Leacock, Mandragora, Ringo)
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.)
Sat 12:00PM Urban Fantasy: Druids in the 'Hood Luncheon Banquet and Guest of Honor Speeches
Urban Fantasy themed Luncheon Banquet. Come hear the Guests of Honor speak!
Sat 02:00PM Baen Traveling Slideshow and Prize Patrol
Toni Weisskopf will be running the crowd through the best of what's going on in the Baen universe. (And there will be giveaways!)
Sat 04:00PM Special Event
John Ringo has a surprise announcement.
Event
Centennial Theater
(30 min)
Sat 09:00PM No S**T There I Was Just Minding My Own Business ....
John Ringo moderates this "war story" discussion with writers who are veterans.
Sun 11:00AM Meet the Author: John Ringo
John Ringo will begin with an introduction, hold a Question and Answer session, and will sign books during this free-wheeling hour.
Event
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Sun 01:00PM Autograph Session (Cordova, Ringo, Weber (13:00 - 13:30 only))
Autograph sessions will be located in the Dealer's Room. Authors will cycle through hourly. Limit 2 books (if you bring more, get 2 signed and go to the back of the line.)
Autograph
Dealer's Room
(60 min)
Sun 02:00PM John Recommends: YA Further Reading and Listening
John Ringo recommends YA SF&F further reading and listening choices.
Panel
Centennial Theater
(60 min)