Davidson L. Haworth has been at the forefront of the fantasy genre for over two decades and strives to keep the genre in popular culture with his “The Defenders of Prali” trilogy. He has also appeared and toured on a global scale throughout Europe including Russia and Ukraine where he is considered one of the top fantasy authors of the 21st century. His lectures at Moscow State University, and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv have advanced the genre of historical fantasy to new heights. In the United States Davidson is the only author to ever conduct book signings on more than one occasion at the prestigious Steinbeck Center and Museum, and is the first writer to reinvent book tours by conducting his signings at pop culture conventions. Davidson enjoys meeting new faces and making new friends on his mission to spread the genre of fantasy. His latest novel titled “The Icarus Project” is a cornucopia of short stories and is reminisce of W. Summerset Maugham.