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Nnedi Okorafor: Who Fears Death

Event 15 Friday 2 March, 4pm-5pm Al Baraha 1, InterContinental

Meet the author responsible for ‘the next Game of Thrones’ set in post-apocalyptic Africa. Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death is being adapted for television by HBO and George RR Martin, and follows the journey of Onye – a woman on a quest for vengeance against her sorcerous father.

A winner of the Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Awards as well as the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature, Nnedi’s recent work also includes the Binti trilogy, Lagoon, a story in a new Star Wars anthology and a comic starring pre-Islamic Arab hero Antar the Black Knight.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from one of the rising stars of speculative fiction!

Language: English

Nnedi Okorafor: Who Fears Death

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Locke & Key: Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez

Event 22 Friday 2 March, 7.30pm-8.30pm Al Baraha 1, InterContinental

The Eisner Award-winning Locke and Key comic series has sold more than a million copies and is already considered a modern comics classic, pitting a grieving family against the forces of evil and their own buried secrets.

For the first time in Dubai, the creators appear together on stage to discuss their work, an upcoming TV adaptation, and their reunion in Tales from the Darkside.

Joe Hill is the author of Locke and Key, as well as the novels Heart-Shaped Box, Horns, NOS4A2 and the Locus Award-winning The Fireman.

Gabriel Rodriguez is the illustrator of Locke and Key. He also won an Eisner Award for Little Nemo in Slumberland and recently launched his own original series, Sword of Ages.

Language: English

Locke & Key: Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez

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