Ames Free Library

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Writing Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Join local fantasy authors N.S. Dolkart and Victoria Sandbrook for readings of their work. A discussion of current trends and must-reads in the industry will follow.  Bring your questions about publishing short or long speculative fiction! 

Dolkart is the author of the Godserfs trilogy of theological epic fantasy novels Silent Hall, 2016, (David Gemmell Morningstar Award nominee); Among the Fallen, 2017; and A Breach in the Heavens, 2018. His website is, and his Twitter handle is @N_S_Dolkart. 

Sandbrook is a speculative-fiction writer, freelance critic and Viable Paradise graduate. Her short fiction has appeared in Sword & Sonnet, Podcastle, Shimmer and Cast of Wonders. Her novella, Le Jardin Animé (1893), will appear in GigaNotoSaurus in January 2020. She reviews books and shares writerly nonsense at and on Twitter at @vsandbrook.

Event Location: 
Queset House, 2nd Floor Conference Room