Neil Gaiman Tickets
The non-profit Michigan Theater is bringing to its venue a unique event that will feature Neil Gaiman, an award winning author. Gaiman will be reading excerpts from his newest novel named “The Ocean at the End of the Lane”. The author will also hold a Q&A session apart from signing his novels. The event thus presents fans with an opportunity to interact with their favorite author in close proximity. Those who are interested in attending the presentation should consider grabbing Neil Gaiman tickets immediately, as the seats for the show are limited.
Born in 1960, Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman, more popularly known as Neil Gaiman is an English author. He is most famous for writing comic books, novels, fiction books and scripts for theatre and movies. Some of his most acclaimed writings include The Graveyard Book, Coraline, American Gods and Stardust. One of his most popular comic books includes The Sandman series. Born in Portchester, Hampshire, Gaiman started reading at the mere age of four. The author usually explains about how he loved reading and how it gave him pleasure. One of the earliest books that made a massive impression upon the young Gaiman was "The Lord of the Rings" written by J. R. R. Tolkien, which he borrowed from his school’s library. He had read the trilogy numerous times and went onto winning several school prizes in reading competitions. By the time he was seven, Gaiman became intrigued by C. S. Lewis’s series named "The Chronicles of Narnia", Batman comics and "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll.
Some of Neil Gaiman’s favorite authors as a child included Harlan Ellison, G. K. Chesterton, James Branch Cabell, C. S. Lewis, Lewis Carroll, J. R. R. Tolkien and Michael Moorcock. Gaiman also became interested in science fiction novels written by Gene Wolfe, Alan Moore, Robert A. Heinlein, Samuel R. Delany, H. P. Lovecraft and Roger Zelazny. After moving around in several schools and colleges such as Whitgift School and Ardingly College, the motivated writer decided to pursue journalism with hopes of establishing connections that would later help him in getting him works published. During this time Gaiman was also seen writing extensively for British Fantasy Society.
His first publication came out in 1984 when the author was only twenty four. The publication was a fantasy piece named "Featherquest" and was printed in Imagine Magazine. In the same year, Gaiman starting working on his first book that was a biographical account based on the rock band, Duran Duran. He also composed a quotations book named "Ghastly Beyond Belief" along with Kim Newman. By the year 1987, Gaiman was seen ending his career in journalism as he was unhappy with the way the industry operated. In late eighties, the author was seen publishing two more works namely the humorous novel "Don’t Panic: The Official Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Companion" and the comic book "Good Omens".
Neil Gaiman’s focus on comics established further when he became acquainted with author Alan Moore during the nineties. He started working on his own comic strips and was seen coming forward with short comics such as "Future Shocks", "Signal to Noise", "Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch" and "Violent Cases". He also published one of his most famous comics "The Sandman" that presented seventy five issues that spread from 1988 till 1996. After publishing comics for several years, Gaiman came out with his first novel "Good Omens" that was printed in 1990. Since then, Gaiman has written several novels such as "Neverwhere", "Stardust", "American Gods", "Anansi Boys", "The Graveyard Book" and "Coraline".
For his writings the author has bagged several Nebula, Hugo, Locus, The William Shartner Golden Groundhog, Bob Clampett, Shirley Jackson and Bram Stoker awards. He is also the recipient of the Carnegie Medal and Newbery Medal. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Arts by the University Of The Arts in Philadelphia. Grab the opportunity of meeting with the famous author in person and watch him as he reads excerpts from his latest publication. Buy Neil Gaiman tickets now.