And here are the places, dates and times:
Tuesday, August 26th (7:00 PM)
Wednesday, August 27th (7:00 PM)
Thursday, August 28th (7:30 PM)
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Friday, August 29th (7:00 PM)
Chapel Hill, NC
Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st
Decatur Book Festival
Tuesday, September 2nd (7:00 PM)
Wednesday, September 3rd (7:00 PM)
Thursday, September 4th (7:00 PM)
Mountain View, CA
Friday, September 5th (7:00 PM)
Saturday, September 6th (3:00 PM)
San Francisco, CA
Sunday, September 7th (5:00 PM)
Monday, September 8th (7:00 PM)
San Diego, CA
Tuesday, September 9th (7:00 PM)
Iowa City, IA
Wednesday, September 10th (7:00 PM)
Lake Forest Bookstore
To be held at Warren-Newport Library
Thursday, September 11th (7:00 PM)
Saturday, September 13th (Time TBA)
Jay and Mary’s Book Center
Monday, September 15th (7:00 PM)
Tuesday, September 16th (7:00 PM)
Wednesday, September 17th (7:00 PM)
Saratoga Springs, NY
Thursday, September 18th (7:00 PM)
Friday, September 19th (7:00 PM)
Barnes and Noble
Saturday, October 11th
Books by the Bank Festival
Tuesday, October 21st (6pm)
The Seminary Co-op
Note: The Tor.com version of this listing originally had Troy, OH on 9/12. It’s the 13th.
So, 23 dates, (mostly) over four weeks of touring. That’s a lot. In fact, I think it’s my longest tour yet. I’m very excited to go out on the road. Expect me to sleep for a week when I get home.
Also, I’m very seriously thinking of making tour t-shirts.
And now, your anticipated comments and/or needs:
You’re not coming to my town! Sorry. 23 dates and four weeks is a lot. Good news: The Human Division Part 2 comes out next year and I’ll likely tour then, and try to get to towns that I’m not visiting this time around. So you might see me then.
If I’m coming to your town and you want a signed copy of Lock In: Come to the tour stop and I’ll sign your book! I’d appreciate it if you bought the book from that store. You don’t have to wait until I show up, mind you; you can pre-order from them or buy the book when it comes out. But either way please support the booksellers who are supporting me on this tour. It’s a great way to make them and me happy. I will also sign any remaining stock of my books at that store, so even if you miss the tour date, the store will still have signed copies of my books available.
Also, if I’m coming to your town, and you can’t make the tour stop but you still want to support your local bookseller: Order the book from the store and ask them to have me sign it when I’m there for the tour. I will happily do that, even if you are not physically present.
If I’m not coming to your town and you want a signed copy of Lock In: My friends at Subterranean Press will take your pre-order for Lock In. Before I go on tour, I will go and sign every single pre-order they get. When your copy arrives on your doorstep, it will have my signature in it. Easy!
(They will probably also have a few available after the book is out too, but if you want to be sure to get a signed copy, and you’re not at one of my tour stops, pre-ordering is wise.)
Short version: If you want to get a signed copy of Lock In, you’re totally covered.
If you have questions, let me know in the comment thread!