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David Boop

David Boop

     Author


David Boop is a Denver-based speculative fiction author. He's also an award-winning essayist, and screenwriter. Before turning to fiction, David worked as a DJ, film critic, journalist, and actor. As Editor-in-Chief at IntraDenver.net, David's team was on the ground at Columbine making them the first internet only newspaper to cover such an event. That year, they won an award for excellence from the Colorado Press Association for their design and coverage.



His debut novel, the sci-fi/noir She Murdered Me with Science, is back in print from WordFire Press after a six-year hiatus. Additionally, Dave is prolific in short fiction with over fifty short stories and two short films sold to date. While known for weird western series The Drowned Horse Chronicle, he's published across several genres including horror, fantasy, and media tie-ins for Predator, The Green Hornet, The Black Bat and Veronica Mars.



His RPG work includes Flash Gordon, Interface Zero, Rippers Resurrected and Deadlands: Noir for Savage Worlds. 2017 sees his first edited anthology, Straight Outta Tombstone, released by Baen. David regularly tours the country speaking on writing and publishing at schools, libraries and conventions.



He's a single dad, Summa Cum Laude creative writing graduate, part-time temp worker and believer. His hobbies include film noir, anime, the Blues and Mayan History. You can find out more on his fanpage, www.facebook.com/dboop.updates or Twitter @david_boop.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring David Boop

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 02:00PM Author's Alley (Boop, Bragg/Daniel Butler, Burkhead, C. Kennedy, Schroeder)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies
Opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff
Event
Centennial Theater
(60 min)
Fri 06:00PM Straight Outta Tombstone
David Boop moderates this panel on the new Weird Wild West anthology "Straight Outta Tombstone"
Panel
Centennial Foyer
(60 min)
Fri 10:00PM Reading: Straight Outta Tombstone (David Boop, Sarah Hoyt, Peter Wacks)
Come out and have a seat as our author guests read passages from Straight Outta Tombstone.
Reading
American Train Car
(60 min)
Sat 11:00AM Author's Alley (Boop, Grant, Humphreys, C. Kennedy, Maggert)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
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!) Fans of the Black Tide Rising universe won't want to miss a special announcement about this series!
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch
Have coffee / continental breakfast and chat with the pros
Sun 11:00AM Author's Alley (Boop, Gilliam, Hicks, Morris, Spriggs)
Come by the Author's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!
Sun 02:00PM Autograph Session - Straight Outta Tombstone (Boop, S. Hoyt, Wacks) + D. Hoyt
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.) 138
Autograph
Dealer's Room
(60 min)