Author Guest of Honor – Steven Brust

Steven Brust is best known for his series of novels set on the world of Dragaera, including the Vlad Taltos series (Jhereg, Yendi, Vallista, etc.) and the Khaavren Romances (The Phoenix Guards, Sethra Lavode, etc.). Other notable works include his novel of Lucifer’s rebellion To Reign in Hell, as well as The Incrementalists series with co-author Skyler White. His short story “When the Bow Breaks” was nominated in 1998 for a Nebula Award, and his novel Five Hundred Years After was a finalist for Best Fantasy Novel in the 1995 Locus Poll Awards. His most recent Dragaera novel is The Baron of Magister Valley, while his next novel in the Vlad Taltos series, Tsalmoth, will appear in April 2023.

Besides writing, Brust is a drummer and noted singer-songwriter. He was a founding member of the folk rock band Cats Laughing (along with fellow Fantasy writer Emma Bull), and has produced a solo album of his own titled A Rose for Iconoclastes.