December 22 (Tuesday) 7 pm -- Atomic Empire hosts Okla Elliott and Raul Clement, co-authors of The Doors You Mark Are Your Own from Dark House Press. The authors will also be at Raleigh's So & So Books on Wednesday, January 6.
January 8-10 (Friday to Sunday) -- Illogicon V at the Embassy Suites RDU with Mur Lafferty, Bob Ellis, Suzanne Adair, Natania Barron, Ada Milenkovic Brown, Samantha Bryant, Tony Daniel, Richard Dansky, Tera Fulbright, Clay and Susan Griffith, Ryan Hill, J.L. Hilton, Chris Kennedy, Nicole Givens Kurtz, Steven S. Long, Ian J. Malone, Gail Z. Martin, James Maxey, Edmund R. Schubert, Michael G. Williams, The Blibbering Humdingers, and more.
February 5 (Friday) 7 pm -- Quail Ridge Books hosts Lawrence M. Schoen for his new science fiction novel Barsk: The Elephant's Graveyard.