Speaking Volumes with John Scalzi

This event took place on October 25, 2019. Check back here for more details on our 2020 Speaking Volumes author, Craig Johnson!




Speaking Volumes

The BookMarks of the Marion Public Library present:
A fundraiser event featuring bestselling Science Fiction author John Scalzi

October 25, 2019 @ Marion Public Library

6:00 pm: Social Hour
mingle with the author before the main presentation: a limited number of tickets available for $75 per person

7:00 pm: General Admission
ticket for the main speaking presentation is $30 per person

8:00 pm: Book Signing
is included with both ticket levels. Books can be purchased at the event or in advance.

Hear from John Scalzi, one of the most popular and acclaimed Science Fiction authors to emerge in the last decade.  Enjoy the Library’s space with live music, desserts, beverages, and a cash bar.  All proceeds go to support the operations of the Marion Public Library.
Tickets will be on sale at the Library’s front desk starting mid-September, in the BookMarket, and on the BookMarks’ event website.

Copies of select titles by Mr. Scalzi will be available for pre-purchase. 
Pre-purchase of books ensure an earlier line number for the book signing. 

John Scalzi is a New York Times bestselling science fiction author. His novel Redshirts, an intergalactic sci-fi adventure, won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel. His other works include the popular Old Man's War series (three novels of which have also been nominated for Hugo Awards), The Android’s Dream, Agent to the Stars, and Lock In.  In addition to the Hugo, he is also the recipient of the 2016 Governor's Award for the Arts in Ohio.

Scalzi is the former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and has also served as a creative consultant for the television series Stargate Universe.  His blog, Whatever, is one of the most widely-read websites in the modern Sci-Fi community.

Mr. Scalzi was born in Fairfield, California in 1969 and now lives in Bradford, Ohio with his wife and daughter.

      We wish to thank these OUTSTANDING sponsors:

Buckeye Optical
John and Pat Scharer

Wyandot, Inc.
Vicky and Gary Branson
Marion Community Credit Union

Baldauf Construction
Colonial Coin Laundry
Carroll's Jewelers
Custom Professional Accounting
Verne Hart Insurance
Johnson Property Services
Whetstone Financial
Kreig and PJ Hitz
Marion Technical College
United Federal Credit Union

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