2014 Jack Williamson Lectureship


Darynda Jones

April 3-4, 2014

Thursday - Friday

Guest of Honor: Darynda Jones

Special Guest: Arthur M. Dula



A Reading with Darynda Jones

Thursday, 6 p.m.

ENMU, Campus Union Building - Sandia Room

Reading with Visiting Authors

Friday, 10 -11:30am

ENMU, Campus Union, Sandia Room

Lectureship Luncheon

Friday, 11:45 a.m.

ENMU, Campus Union Ballroom

Williamson Lectureship Panels

Friday, 3 - 6 p.m.

ENMU, Golden Library Special Collections


The 38th Annual Jack Williamson Lectureship on April 3-4, 2014 will offer something for everyone. The two-day event opens with a fiction/poetry reading by Guest of Honor Darynda Jones, author of the Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy, at 6 p.m., Thursday, (Campus Union Building - Sandia Room).Friday morning features readings by visiting writers from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Sandia Room of the Campus Union. Luncheon (reservations required), beginning at 11:45 a.m. in the Campus Union Ballroom, will feature mistress of ceremonies SF author Connie Willis and and by Darynda Jones and Special Guest Arthur M. Dula, literary executor for science fiction author Robert Heinlein. Books will be available for purchase and autographing by writers in attendance. Everyone is welcome to attend the panels at Special Collections in Golden Library from 3-6 p.m. where writers, guests, and audience will discuss and debate topics in science fiction and fantasy.

Reservations for the lectureship luncheon can be made by calling 575.562.2315 or emailing Patrice.Caldwell@enmu.edu. The price is $10, payable at the door.  Reservations must be received by Monday, March 31.

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious Golden Heart®, a Rebecca, two Hold Medallions, a RITA ®, and a Daphne du Maurier, and she has received stellar reviews from dozens of publications including starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly, Book-list, and the Library Journal. As a born storyteller, Darynda grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike, and she is ever so grateful for the opportunity to carry on that tradition. She currently has two series with St. Martin's Press: The Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. She lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as New Mexico, with her husband of almost 30 years and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys. She can be found at www.daryndajones.com.

For more information, call 575.562.2315 or contact Patrice Caldwell at Patrice.Caldwell@enmu.edu