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Jeffrey Ford, whose latest book is a collection of stories, Crackpot Palace, just out from Morrow/Harper Collins. He has new stories appearing in the July/Aug. issue of F&SF and After, an anthology of post-apocalyptic and dystopian stories for young adult readers, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling





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Tenea D. Johnson, who is the author of two novels R/evolution and Smoketown. In all 2012 Hr short story “Only Then Can I Sleep” will appear in Love and Darker Passions this fall and she is currently working on a spoken word album as well as the final book in the R/evolution duology. Next year, she’ll be co-editing the 2013 edition of the Heiresses of Russ anthology with Steve Berman.







Wednesday August 15th, 7pm at

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Ysabeau Wilce’s most recent book, Flora’s Fury, is the final volume in the Flora Fyrdraaca trilogy. She has won an Andre Norton Award, been nominated for the World Fantasy Award, been on the James Tiptree short-list, and appeared in various anthologies, most recently Steampunk! edited by Kelly Link & Gavin Grant.


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Leah Bobet is the author of Above, a modern fantasy novel available from Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, where she works as an editor, bookseller, and urban agriculture/public space activist. She is currently working on a literary dustbowl fantasy novel, tentatively titled On Roadstead Farm, and a book of poetry.


Wednesday July 18th, 7pm at
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Jack O’Connell’s first novel, Box Nine, won the Mysterious Press Discovery Award. His second novel, Wireless, was chosen by the Los Angeles Times as one of the top ten crime novels of 1993. O’Connell is also the author of The Skin Palace and Word Made Flesh. His latest novel, The Resurrectionist, was chosen by Amazon.com as one of the top-10 SF novels of 2008. The winner of Le prix Mystère de la critique and Le Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire in France, the novel was also nominated for the Shirley Jackson Award..

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E.C. Myers, whose first novel, Fair Coin, was called "pure awesome crack" by io9, is also a recent contributor to the Directory of World Cinema: Japan 2, edited by John Berra and Spec-tacular: Fantasy Favorites from Raven Electrick Ink. He also blogs weekly re-watches of Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes with Torie Atkinson at theviewscreen.com. His next novel, Quantum Coin, will be published by Pyr in fall 2012.


Wednesday June 20th, 7pm at
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Karen Heuler’s stories have been published in over 60 literary and speculative magazines, anthologies and “Year’s Best” collections, including the forthcoming The Year’s Best SF #17. Her most recent novel is The Made-up Man, published by Livingston Press
ChiZine Publications will publish her short story collection, The Inner City, early next year.


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Victor LaValle's novel, Big Machine, won the Shirley Jackson Award, the American Book Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His next novel, The Devil in Silver, will be published in August 2012 by Speigel & Grau.



Wednesday May 16th, 7pm at
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Because of illness, Caitlin R. Kiernan has had to cancel so the intrepid Elizabeth Bear is stepping up to bat in her stead:

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Elizabeth Bear was born on the same day as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. She is a Hugo and Sturgeon Award winner, and her most recent novel is Range of Ghosts, an epic fantasy inspired by the history and cultures of Central Asia.
She lives in a tiny town in Massachusetts with a giant ridiculous dog, but may frequently be found visiting Wisconsin, where she keeps her partner, the other guy reading tonight

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Scott Lynch, whose current projects are the forthcoming The Republic of Thieves, third novel in the Gentleman Bastard sequence, and the ongoing Queen of the Iron Sands, a serial pulp adventure set on a hidden Mars in the early 1950s.

Wednesday April 18th, 7pm at
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Terry Bisson, who has a new novel, Any Day Now, an alternate history of 1968, just out from Overlook Press. Publishers Weekly describes it as "epic." It's not exactly science fiction, and not exactly not.

Terry is one of the founders of the Fantastic Fiction at KGB reading series





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Blake Charlton, who is author of the epic fantasies Spellwright and Spellbound from Tor Books.

Charlton is also a medical student in his last year of medical clerkships and is

currently working on Spellbreaker, the final novel in the Spellwright Trilogy..



Wednesday March 21st, 7pm at

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Jack Womack, the author of seven novels including Random Acts of Senseless Violence, is currently working on his new novel Ashland: A Kentucky Murder Ballad, from which he'll be reading tonight.
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Claude Lalumière is the author of the collection Objects of Worship and the recently published novella
The Door to Lost Pages, both from CZP. He has edited nine anthologies, including the Aurora Award nominee
Tesseracts Twelve: New Novellas of Canadian Fantastic Fiction.

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Wednesday November 16th, 7pm at
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Plus I'm going to give away some bound galleys I have of the Stoker award-winning anthology Haunted Legends


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Michael Swanwick is one of the most acclaimed and prolific science fiction and fantasy writers of his generation. He has received a Hugo Award for fiction in an unprecedented five out of six years and has been honored with the Nebula, Theodore Sturgeon, and World Fantasy Awards/
Michael’s latest novel is Dancing With Bears, a post-Utopian adventure featuring confidence artists Darger and Surplus, published recently by Night Shade Books.

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Andy Duncan’ new collection, The Pottawatomie Giant and Other Stories will be out this fall from PS Publishing. His story "Slow as a Bullet" leads Jonathan Strahan's Eclipse Four anthology, and "On
20468 Petercook" is forthcoming at Tor.com. Duncan is a winner of two World Fantasy Awards and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best science-fiction story of the year.

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Wednesday September 21st, 7pm at
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Katherine Vaz has been a Fellow in Fiction at Harvard University and has published two novels, Saudade and Mariana, translated into six languages and selected by the Library of Congress as one of the Top 30 International Books of 1998. Her collection Fado & Other Stories won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize and Our Lady of the Artichokes won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize. She's a Radcliffe Fellow and recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Award and has published short fiction in numerous magazines.

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Geoff Ryman's new collection of short stories Paradise Tales has recently been published by Small Beer. A new long short story 'What We Found' is due out soon in Fantasy and Science Fiction. His stories, novels and anthologies have won 14 awards including the Arthur C Clarke Award, the John W Campbell Memorial Award, the Tiptree and the Dick awards. His novels include The Child Garden and Was both to be re-issued in new editions by Small Beer Press.

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Wednesday July 20, 7pm at
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Sarah Langan is the three-time Bram Stoker Award winning author of the novels The Keeper and The Missing, and Audrey’s Door, which was optioned by The Weinstein Company for film. Her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming from F&SF, Lightspeed, The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, and Brave New Worlds. She's currently working on a post-apocalyptic young adult series called Kids and two adult novels: Empty Houses, and My Father’s Ghost.

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Glen Hirshberg’s new collection, The Janus Tree and Other Stories, will be published by Subterranean this fall. He is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, The Book of Bunk and The Snowman’s Children. Both of his earlier story collections, American Morons and The Two Sams won the International Horror Guild Award. In 2008, he won a Shirley Jackson Award for his novella, “The Janus Tree.” With Dennis Etchison and Peter Atkins, he co-founded the Rolling Darkness Revue, a traveling ghost story performance troupe that tours the west coast of the United States and elsewhere each October.




Wednesday June 15th, 7pm at
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Kit Reed's recent novels include Enclave, The Baby Merchant and Thinner than Thou, which won an ALA Alex Award. Her new short story collection, What Wolves Know, coming out this month from PS Publishing, includes stories that originally appeared in Asimov's SF, the Datlow/Mamatas anthology, Haunted Legends, the Yale Review and the Kenyon Review, and other venues

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Kris Saknussemm is the author of the novels Zanesville, Private Midnight, and now Enigmatic Pilot. Sinister Miniatures,
a short story collection and The Colors of Compulsion,
a portfolio book of his paintings are also out now,
with three more books scheduled for 2012.


Wednesday April 20th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
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Paul Witcover is the author of three novels: Waking Beauty, Tumbling After, and Dracula: Asylum, and one collection, Everland.  His reviews appear regularly in Locus and Realms of Fantasy magazines.
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Adam Golaski is the author of the short story collections Color Plates and Worse Than Myself. He is co-founder of Flim Forum Press, publishers of experimental contemporary poetry, and the editor of New Genre. Magazine. The first fitt of Adam's "Green"--his translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight--was recently published by Open Letters Monthly.

Wednesday October 20th, 7pm at
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Jeffrey Ford is the author of the novels The Girl in the Glass, and The Shadow Year. Two of his story collections are The Empire of Ice Cream and The Drowned Life. He has stories out now or forthcoming in 2010 in the anthologies: The Beastly Bride, Steampunk Reloaded, The Book of Dreams, Stories, and The Secret History of Fantasy.

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Richard Bowes lives and writes in Manhattan. He has written five novels and two short story collections and his work has won World Fantasy, Lambda, International Horror Guild, and Million Writers Awards. Recent and forthcoming stories are in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and The Beastly Bride, Haunted Legends, Digital Domains, Best Gay Stories 2010, and Naked City anthologies.

His story, "I Needs Must Part, the Policeman Said," is currently on the ballot for the Nebula award.

Wednesday April 21, 7pm at
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Naomi Novik is the author of the bestselling Temeraire series of novels,
with Victory of Eagles just out in paperback. She has a story
coming out in the anthology Naked City in 2010.


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F. Brett Cox's most recent fiction publication was "Mary of the New Dispensation" in Postscripts 13. Forthcoming stories in 2009 are "She Hears Music Up Above" in the original anthology Phantom (Prime Books) and "Nylon Seam" in the Interfictions 2 Online Annex.

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Wednesday May 20 , 7pm at
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