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Geneveive Gornichec in conversation with Olesya Gilmore

July 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us to celebrate the release of Genevieve Gornichec’s sophomore novel “The Weaver and the Witch Queen” with the author herself!

Genevieve will be in conversation with fellow fantasy writer Olesya Salnikova Gilmore, author of “The Witch and the Tsar”. Join us as we listen to their discussion about the inspiration behind their novels and how they create their magical worlds.

About the Book

The lives of two women—one desperate only to save her missing sister, the other a witch destined to become queen of Norway—intertwine in this spellbinding, powerful novel of Viking Age history and myth from the acclaimed author of “The Witch’s Heart”.

About the Authors

Genevieve Gornichec earned her degree in history from the Ohio State University, but she got as close to majoring in Vikings as she possibly could, and her study of Norse myths and Icelandic sagas became her writing inspiration. She lives in Cleveland.

Olesya Salnikova Gilmore was born in Moscow, Russia, raised in the US, and graduated from Pepperdine University with a BA in English / political science, and from Northwestern School of Law with a JD. She practiced litigation at a large law firm for several years before pursuing her dream of becoming an author. She is most happy writing historical fiction and fantasy inspired by Eastern European folklore. She lives in a wooded lakeside suburb of Chicago with her husband and daughter. “The Witch and the Tsar” is her debut novel.


July 26, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Blue House Books
(262) 612-5525
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Blue House Books
5915 6th Avenue A
Kenosha, WI 53142 United States
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(262) 612-5525
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