Australian SF Author KA Bedford to Tour Canada and the US on way to World Con

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Australian SF Author KA Bedford will be featured in Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto and New York on way to being a guest at World Con

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

This is the first announcement for Australian SF author K. A. Bedford's 2004 Canadian-American Book Tour

K. A. Bedford will be reading from


(his hardboiled cyberpunk science fiction novel)



(his forthcoming dark science fiction novel - available in 2005 from EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing)

K. A. Bedford will be at the following locations:

(additional locations will be announced on

Vancouver - The Grind Coffee Shop

August 17, 2004: 7:30 pm - 4124 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Also reading: New York Times best selling author, Lisa Smedman - from her new novel THE APPARITION TRAIL , a steam punk alternate history adventure about Mounties, Mystery and Magic in a Canada that might have been (due for release in USA in the Fall), for more information about THE APPARITION TRAIL visit

"Apparition Trail's psychic Mountie Marmaduke Grayburn is destined to become the next great North American cult hero. It doesn't matter where you're from - you'll love him and this amazing adventure with a twist!" David Wilson - reviewer.

Calgary - McNally-Robinson Bookstore

August 19, 2004: 7:30 pm - 120 8th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, Canada

Regina - The Book and Brier Patch

August 23, 2004: 7:30 pm - 4065 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada

Saskatoon - McNally-Robinson Bookstore

August 24, 2004: 7:30 pm - 3130 8th Street East, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Toronto - The World's Biggest Bookstore

August 26: 7:30 pm - 20 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

New York - The KGB Bar

August 30, 2004: 7:00 pm - 85 East 4th Street (on the 2nd floor), New York, NY, USA

Boston - The 62nd World Science Fiction Convention

September 2 - 6, 2004: Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA, USA

Mark your calendar NOW!

You don't want to miss this amazing author's book tour!

Media Kit available (click to download 731 KB .pdf file):

"K. A. Bedford is a writer easily capable of taking his place with better-known contemporary sf authors like Alister Reynolds, Ken McLeod, and Paul McAuley." - David Mead, New York Review of Science Fiction

"ORBITAL BURN is a very complex, very imaginative piece of science fiction. K.A. Bedford has put together a very interesting piece of work here, one that was entertaining to the very last page. Give this author and ORBITAL BURN a look." - Lisa Ramaglia, reviewer

"Bedford also raises some serious issues, using the interplay between disposables, synthetic minds, augmented animals, and a woman artificially enabled to live beyond her death to intelligently explore questions of free will, humanity, and the existence or nonexistence of the soul." - Victoria Strauss,

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