Tampa Bay Comic Con featured authors Larry Correia (Monster Hunter series, Grimnoir series), Jody Lynn Nye (MythAdventures series), Quincy J. Allen (Blood War Chronicles) and L. J. Hachmeister (Triorion series) will sign their books at a preshow event at 6 p.m. July 27 at Books at Park Place, 10468 Roosevelt Blvd. N, St. Petersburg.
Applications are now available at tampabay.com/expos/festival-of-reading for authors, vendors and volunteers for the 2017 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, which will take place Nov. 11 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
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