The Friends of NIU Libraries is hosting a panel discussion on fantasy fiction.
The program, which is titled “Fantasy Fiction: Ask the Real Wizards,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Rare Books and Special Collections on the fourth floor of Founders Memorial Library.
The discussion will be geared for a wide range of fantasy-fiction readers, whether interests lean toward the most popular books, the foundational texts or the more obscure gems. Panelists will share their knowledge and recommend their favorite books.
The panelists will include:
- NIU English professor David Gorman;
- Hugo Award-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas;
- Author and scholar Mary Anne Mohanraj; and
- Local geek librarian Steven Torres-Roman.
In cooperation with The Big Read program at the DeKalb Public Library, the panel discussion is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (815) 753-8091 or email [email protected].