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Bestselling Science Fiction & Fantasy Author Kevin J. Anderson Shares a Narrated Video Tour of Our Dune 50th Anniversary Exhibit

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Bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson—and coauthor of 14 Dune novels with Frank Herbert’s son Brian Herbert–kicked off our Dune 50th Anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 3, 2015, delivering a keynote titled Living with Frank Herbert’s Legacy: 50 Years of DUNE, before joining Dune fans at a reception in the Pollak Library for the official opening of our exhibition, Dune: From Print to Cinema and Beyond.

Video Tours

Anderson recorded a two-part narrated walk-through of the exhibit, and has made the videos publicly available on his Facebook profile. Enjoy a look at the exhibit while Anderson shares his own commentary and memories.

About the Author

Kevin J. Anderson is an author of 125 published books, over 50 of them being national and international bestsellers. He has written numerous novels in the Star Wars, X-Files, and Dune universes, as well as Clockwork Angels, a unique steampunk fantasy novel.

His original works include the Saga of the Seven Suns series, the Terra Incognita fantasy trilogy, and a humorous horror series, Zombie PI. Five by Five and Blood Lite are some of the anthologies he has edited. Anderson and his wife Rebecca Moesta are the publishers of WordFire Press.

Kevin Anderson Keynote Dune 50th Anniversary
For a lecture celebrating Dune’s 50th anniversary, author Kevin J. Anderson explains in depth his process of world building when writing in the Dune series. Photo by Cal State Fullerton.

Pollak Library communications specialist student assistant Natalie Wood contributed to this post.