Dear Reading World (particularly you fond readers of Middle Grade who also happen to be members of the SFWA): This year, Carlos Hernandez’s Middle Grade novel SAL AND GABI BREAK THE UNIVERSE is eligible for the Andre Norton Award. Now, so far, SAL AND GABI BREAK THE UNIVERSE has garnered 4 Starred Reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, School Library Journal, Booklist, and Kirkus. It’s also on … Continue reading Sal and Gabi Break the Universe is Eligible for the Andre Norton Award
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CARLOS HERNANDEZ Inclusive Game Design: Panel 17 Aug 2019, Saturday 13:00 – 13:50, Wicklow Room-1 (CCD) Narrative, mechanics, and visuals are the core of every game. How can we use these building blocks to create a more inclusive gaming experience for everyone? The Role of Fantastical Creatures: Panel 17 Aug 2019, Saturday 15:30 – 16:20, Odeon 3 (Point… Continue reading C. S. E. Cooney and Carlos Hernandez WorldCon Schedule
Carlos Hernandez will be in the Chicago area and the Northwest Suburbs the last week of June! NORTHWEST SUBURBS APPEARANCES Monday June 24th 4 PM — 5 PM Huntley Area Public Library “Author of Sal & Gabi Break the Universe, will share a reading and autograph session. For ages 8 and up. Register beginning May 20. Carlos Hernandez, author of the brand-new Disney Hyperion hit … Continue reading Book Tour: SAL AND GABI BREAK THE UNIVERSE–in Chicago and the NW Suburbs!
FRIDAY 2:00 PM Salon 4 Latinx Authors Tear Down the Wall Panelists: Lisa Bradley (mod), Carlos Hernandez, José Pablo Iriarte, Julia Rios, Sabrina Vourvoulias Isolationist governments portray immigrants (and citizens perceived as foreigners) as vectors for disease, crime, and terrorism. Currently, the U.S. administration is demonizing Latinx immigrants in this fashion, and oppressing asylum-seekers from Central America. How can authors dismantle anti-immigrant myths while portraying … Continue reading Readercon Schedule: Carlos Hernandez and C. S. E. Cooney
In a recent tweet, Rick Riordan posted: Everybody in the multiverse is ordering their copies of SAL AND GABI BREAK THE UNIVERSE, so when the book comes out Tuesday, they can post pix of themselves (or maybe even their alternate selves) w/a copy of the book! Will you be joining us? I’ll repost the best! I can’t compete with Rick Riordan’s alter egos from other … Continue reading Brane-Surfing: Alternate Carlos Hernandezes from Across the Multiverse!
The day before my book releases, I’d like to talk to you about… Fran Wilde‘s upcoming MG novel, RIVERLAND! Why? Because its greatness is a particular type of greatness worth teasing out. Let us thread then, you and I! The short version is this: Riverland is going so save some kids (and adults). That’s because it uses fantasy to portray an all-too-recognizable kind of household: … Continue reading Fran Wilde’s RIVERLAND
Game Editing Format: Panel 15 Feb 2019, Friday 19:00 – 19:50, Marina 4 (Westin) Games need editing too. Editing a game during the development process may be similar to editing a story, but where does that process diverge? How does game editing change depending upon the game medium? What are those points that make game editing different? Who’s involved? And how does the creator and/or … Continue reading Boskone 56 Schedule: Carlos Hernandez
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On a writing retreat in the Misty Mountains, I mean the Cloudlands, I mean the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, I had an opportunity to play my first game of D&D. Oh, the EXCITEMENT this incited in my Facebook Flist! I haven’t gotten so many approving like-emoticons since getting married! Many people asked me, “What took you so… Continue reading On the Occasion of My 1st D&D Game
FRIDAY, July 13 11am Gamification of Story Development Salon 5 2pm Group Reading: The New American Bizarrerie Salon A 9pm Reading: Carlos Hernandez Salon A, 9pm – 9:30pm SATURDAY, July 14 10am Imagination All Compact Blue Hills, 10am – 12pm 2pm Group Reading: Kaleidocast Salon A Continue reading Readercon Schedule