Robin Hobb's World Fantasy Convention schedule

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Megan Lindholm will be attending the 2021 World Fantasy Convention virtually. The con takes place in Montréal, Quebec this weekend - virtual memberships are still available if you want to participate.

Here's her schedule:

  • Saturday the 6th of November at 10:00am "Are there heroes anymore?" Panel discussion with Yves Meynard, Brandon Crilly, Megan Lindholm and Julie E. Czerneda

  • Saturday the 6th of November at 3:00pm Megan Lindholm (Robin Hobb) Reading

  • Sunday the 7th of November at 10:00am Interview with Lifetime Achievement Winner: Megan Lindholm/Robin Hobb, interview by Shaun Duke

Additionally, the Fantasy Awards Ceremony is on the 7th of November beginning at 2:30pm. Megan Lindholm is to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her long and celebrated career.

Note for Sunday's schedule especially: in Canada and the US, daylight savings ends on Sunday, November 7th, at 2:00 am. Times posted reflect that change. You can use a tool like the Time and Date converter to figure out your local time for the events.

Megan Lindholm to receive World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement

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Photo of the World Fantasy Award, designed by Vincent Villafranca

The 2021 World Fantasy Award finalists have been announced and this year Megan Lindholm aka Robin Hobb is to receive the Life Achievement Award, which is "presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the fantasy field". The awards will be presented during the next World Fantasy Convention which will be held this November in Montreal, Quebec.

This is a well deserved award for an author who has been steadily releasing much loved fantastical stories for decades: from the first Ki & Vandien short story in 1979, through the 16-volume epic of the Realm of the Elderlings, to the most recent urban fantasy adventures of Celtsie. Between her two pen names, she has published 30 novels and 37 short stories of various lengths as well as contributed essays and forewords to other publications in the genre. Her works have been translated to over 25 languages, adapted into graphic novels, and inspired musicians such as Within Temptation.

For her full bibliography, please visit the wiki pages for Robin Hobb and Megan Lindholm.

Heartfelt congratulations Megan!