Join Valya and coauthor, Stephen H. Segal as they visit conventions and comic shops, bookstores and libraries to promote their new book GEEK PARENTING: What Joffrey, Jor-El, Maleficent, and the McFlys Teach Us about Raising a Family:
APRIL 6 – PHILADELPHIA BOOK RELEASE
Free Library of Philadelphia, 7-8:30pm
Celebrating the release of their new book “Geek Parenting: What Joffrey, Jor-El, Maleficent and the McFlys Teach Us About Raising a Family,” coauthors Stephen Segal (formerly of Philly Weekly and Weird Tales) andValya Dudycz Lupescu invite readers to discover the profound child-rearing advice we can learn from our most beloved tales of fantasy, science fiction & superheroes.
APRIL 10 – SEATTLE, WA: EMERALD CITY COMICON (ECCC)
Geek Parenting Panel: Raising Kids on Comics, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Ma and Pa Kent, trying to help their exceptional child figure out how to channel his great powers. Morticia Addams, showing her daughter by example that weird is wonderful. Benjamin Sisko, taking time away from running a space station to throw his son a baseball. What geek characters’ families help give tips and life lessons for YOUR family life—and which stories do you most like to share with your kids or your parents? Moderated by the authors of the new book “Geek Parenting.”
Other local events to be announced.
APRIL 16 – CHICAGO BOOK LAUNCH
The Book Cellar, 6-8pm
Join the authors on April 16 to celebrate with a reading, signing, chat, and cake at the wonderful Book Cellar in Lincoln Square. This follow-up to Stephen’s book “Geek Wisdom” unearths the profound child-rearing advice (and mistakes) we can learn from our most beloved tales of fantasy, science fiction & superheroes. “Geek Parenting” is a fun read whether you have children of your own or simply remember what being a geeky kid was like!
APRIL 29 – ROCKVILLE, MD
Barnes & Noble Rockville Pike, 7:30pm
APRIL 30 – FREDERICK, MD
Curious Iguana, 4PM
In this talk (and book signing) coauthors Valya Lupescu and Stephen Segal of the new book Geek Parenting: What Joffrey, Jor-El, Maleficent and the McFlys Teach Us About Raising a Family, parents and kids can geek out together about which fantastical clans mean the most to them—whether it’s the Potters or the Possibles, the Bagginses or the Baratheons, the Siskos or the Skywalkers. You’ll leave with a whole new list of family reading ideas! Copies of Geek Parenting and Stephen Segal’s first book, Geek Wisdom: The Secret Teachings of Nerd Culture, will be available for purchase and signing after the author talk.
MAY 1 – JERSEY CITY, NJ
MAY 11-13 CHICAGO, BOOK EXPO AMERICA (BEA)
Events to be announced.
MAY 13 – CHICAGO, NEBULA CONFERENCE
Mass Autographing Session
More information soon.
SEPTEMBER 2-5, ATLANTA (Dragoncon)
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After all, sometimes it takes a starship to raise a child.
Or a time machine.
Or a tribe of elves.
COMING APRIL 5, 2016, TO A BOOKSTORE NEAR YOU
OR ORDER ONLINE.
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