Tori Eldridge in conversation with Alma Katsu - Virtual Event

Signed bookplates available for Dance Among the Flames!

Tori Eldridge is the national bestselling author and Anthony, Lefty, and Macavity Awards finalist of the Lily Wong mystery thriller series-- The Ninja DaughterThe Ninja's Blade, and The Ninja Betrayed. Her shorter works appear in the inaugural reboot of Weird Tales magazine and horror, dystopian, and other literary anthologies. Her horror screenplay The Gift--which inspired Dance Among the Flames--earned a semi-finalist spot for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship.

Before writing, Tori performed as an actress, singer, dancer on Broadway, television, and film, and earned a 5th degree black belt in To-Shin Do ninja martial arts. She is of Hawaiian, Chinese, Norwegian descent and was born and raised in Honolulu where she graduated from Punahou School with classmate Barack Obama. Tori's deep interest in world culture and religions has prompted her to visit nine countries, including Brazil.

Alma Katsu is the award-winning author of six novels, most recently Red WidowThe Deep, and The Hunger. She is a graduate of the master's writing program at the Johns Hopkins University and received her bachelor's degree from Brandeis University. Prior to the publication of her first novel, Katsu had a long career as a senior intelligence analyst for several U.S. agencies. She lives in West Virginia with her husband.


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Event date: 

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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