Upcoming Events

2024

January:

  • We’re taking January a bit slow. Catherine did a book club appearance is updating our TikTok with some short videos about our books and our history to celebrate our 7th birthday. Also going on: edits! And planning! We’re putting out 7 books this year – Terror at Tierra de Cobre by Michael Merriam (Weird West novella with ensemble cast) and Melissa Scott’s Astreiant Series, which includes 5 previously published books (Point of Hopes, etc.) and a brand new novella! It’s going to be a great year!

February:

  • Capricon 44 – February 1-4, Chicago, IL. Catherine Lundoff is one of the Guests of Honor and on a bunch of programming items. Author Michael Merriam will also be attending.
  • Queer Writes – February 25, 12- 5PM. Urban Growler Brewery, St. Paul, MN. New local event for writers, publishers and bookstores hosted by Twin Cities Pride. We’ve got a table and will be there with books.

March:

  • MarsCon – March 8-10, Minneapolis, MN. Author Michael Merriam is a Guest of Honor and we’ll be there with a book table and his latest books and more!
  • Cleveland Concoction – March 8-10, Cleveland, Ohio. Author Melissa Scott is a Guest of Honor at Cleveland Concoction.
  • Minicon – March 29-31, Minneapolis, MN. Catherine Lundoff, Jennie Goloboy and Michael Merriam will be there and on programming. We have a Queen of Swords Press reading on Saturday from 3-4!

April:

May:

June:

  • Pride Month StoryBundle – Kicks off May 31 and runs through July 1. Placeholder – stay tuned!
  • Story Hour – June 5th. Online, 7PM PST. Author Dee Holloway will be reading along with another guest writer to be announced.
  • 4th Street Fantasy – June 14-16 Minneapolis, MN. Catherine Lundoff  will be attending.
  • Twin Cities Pride – June 29th-30th, Minneapolis, MN. Queen of Swords Press will have a table in the Queer Writes tent!

July

  • Bay Con – July 4th-7th. Bay Con, Santa Clara, CA. Heather Rose Jones will be on programming and autographing her books, including The Language of Roses.
  • Golden Crown Literary Society Conference – July 10-14, St. Paul, MN. Queen of Swords Press will have a table on Friday and Saturday.
  • Raedial Reads Book Fair – July 27th, 11-5PM. Harriet Island Park, St. Paul, MN. Queen of Swords Press will have a table.

August:

  • Mythcon – August 2nd-5th, Minneapolis. Michael Merriam will be tabling with a selection of Queen of Swords Press titles and his other books.
  • Boom Con – August 10th, Minnnetonka, MN. Michael Merriam will be tabling with a selection of Queen of Swords Press titles and his other books.
  • Glasgow Worldcon – August 8th-12th, Glasgow, Scotland. Catherine, Heather, Jennie and Alex will all be there in person.

September:

October:

  • Saratoga Book Festival – October 5th-6th, Saratoga Springs, NY. Author Dee Holloway will have an author table.
  • Twin Cities Book Festival – October 12th, 9:30-5PM, St. Paul, MN. Placeholder – date not confirmed yet
  • World Fantasy Convention – October 17th-20th, Niagara Falls, NY. Catherine Lundoff will be participating in the online portion of the con.
  • WROTE Podcast – October 25th. Catherine will be back as a guest!

November:

    • TBD

December:

  • TBD