Mid-South Con is a science-fiction, fantasy, science, comics, horror, and gaming convention that has been going on in Memphis for over 25 years. It is being held at the Holiday Inn Select at 2240 Democrat Road.
Pratchett, who hails from England (which he refers to as an island off the coast of France), has written over 40 books in the Discworld series. He's also written numerous young adult books, childrens books, and famously collaborated with Neil Gaiman to write Good Omens. Read more about Pratchett at his Web site.
For ticket and schedule information, visit the Mid-South Con Web site.