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Taylor S Hoch

Taylor S Hoch


Taylor S Hoch is the author of the Prospero Clydesdale O'Shaughnessy YA fantasy series with three books out and the fourth book in the series due out in 2017. When Taylor isn't writing novels, she is a songwriter and musician. She has published two albums of Americana music and will be releasing a third album in 2017. Her songs play on radio stations worldwide and on radio networks such as the BBC and RADI. She spent most of her adult life traveling extensively in the U.S. working as a restoration carpenter and contractor on historical landmarks and playing her songs at music festivals. Taylor bills herself as a 21st Century Bard because in addition to being a published singer/songwriter/musician and author, she is also a professional storyteller, performer, poet, game master, movie score composer, and licensed/ordained minister. She holds a master's degree in both English Literature and Creative Writing as well as undergraduate degrees in English and Liberal Arts. She is the mother of two amazing young men and lives in rural Tennessee with her wife, two dogs, two rambunctious kittens, the ghost of one evil incarnate cat, a gargoyle named Aloysius, a whole clan of gnomes, and about thirty chickens. She is an avid gamer and SF/Fantasy fan.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Taylor S Hoch

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 04:00PM What's New in Children's SF & F Literature
Leia Powell moderates this panel on what is new in the world of children's science fiction and fantasy literature.
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Sat 03:00PM Author's Alley (Gibbons, Hartness, Hoch, Martin, S. Osborn)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Sat 04:00PM Author's Alley (Hartness, Hoch, Lackey, Martin, Patterson/Manning)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Sat 08:00PM Reading: Taylor Hoch & Nan Monroe
Come out and have a seat as our author guests read passages of from their works
(60 min)
Sat 09:00PM Ram's Head Books Pavilion Party in the Party Area
"Ram's Head Books announces the publication of Taylor Hoch's XXX
Room Party
Party Alley
(120 min)
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch
Have coffee / continental breakfast and chat with the pros
Sun 12:00PM World Mythology and It's Influence on Science Fiction and Fantasy Art and Literature
Dr. Darin Kennedy moderates this interdisciplinary panel on how world mythology has shaped and influenced science fiction and fantasy art and literature.
Sun 01:00PM YA SF&F Literature - How To Keep the Young Mind's Attention in the Age of Video.
S. Andrew Swann moderates this panel on writing YA science fiction and fantasy literature that will capture the attention of youth in an age where there is so much competition for ever diminishing available time.