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2013-04-11 11:50 am
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Richard Bowes & Alaya Dawn Johnson at KGB 4/17

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:


Richard Bowes winner of two World Fantasy Awards, an International Horror Guild, and a Million Writer Award. Recent and forthcoming short story appearances include: F&SF, Icarus, Lightspeed and the anthologies, Ghost's: Recent Hauntings, Handsome Devil, Hauntings, Where Thy Dark Eye Glances, and Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations. His new novel Dust Devil on a Quiet Street
will be published July 2n by Lethe Press which also just reissued his Lambda Award winning novel Minions of the Moon. Also out this year will be two short story collections: The Queen, the Cambion and Seven Others and If Angels Fight.


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Alaya Dawn Johnson is the author of the Spirit Binders series (Racing the Dark and The Burning City) and the Zephyr Hollis novels (Moonshine and Wicked City). The Summer Prince is her official YA debut, which Kirkus has called "luminous" in a starred review. She is currently working on her follow-up YA novel, set in
an elite DC private school during a flu pandemic.
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Wednesday April 17th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
New York, NY
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2013-01-16 11:30 pm
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Cecil Castellucci and Gordon Dahlquist to read at KGB March 20, 2013

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts



Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel



present:



Cecil Castellucci is the author of books and graphic novels for young adults including The Year of the Beasts and First Day on Earth. She lives in Los Angeles and is the YA editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books. Tin Star, book one in her first Science Fiction novel is out this Fall. She is currently at work on book two in the series, A Stone in the Sky.





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Gordon Dahlquist is a New York-based playwright and novelist, author of The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, The Dark Volume, and The Chemickal Marriage. The Different Girl is his first book for younger readers. He is fast at work on another.





Wednesday February 20th, 7pm at

KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)

New York, NY



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2012-12-20 01:21 am
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Nick Mamatas & Brian Keene read at KGB Bar January 16

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:

Brian Keene is the author of over thirty novels, most recently Entombed and An Occurrence In Crazy Bear Valley. He also writes comic books for DC and Marvel, and continues work on his ongoing comic book series The Last Zombie.
Several of his novels and stories have been developed for film including Ghoul, Dark Hollow, The Ties That Bind, and Fast Zombies Suck.

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Nick Mamatas is the author of several novels, including The Damned Highway co-authored with Brian Keene, and several dozen short stories. He also co-edited the anthologies The Future is Japanese with Masumi Washington and Haunted Legends with Ellen Datlow. His noir novel, Love is The Law, will be released in 2013.
Wednesday January 16, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
New York, NY

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2012-10-18 08:20 pm

Photos from Kessel/Browne reading and AFTER interviews

First, Charles Tan has conducted mini-interviews with each contributor to After on SF Signal. Here are the first three, with Jane Yolen, Gregory Maguire, and Richard Bowes.

And here are the photos from the KGB reading October 17th, with John Kessel and S.G. Browne .
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2012-09-20 11:24 am
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John Kessel and S.G. Browne to read at October KGB Fantastic Fiction

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:

John Kessel, who in the last nine months has co-edited three anthologies with James Patrick Kelly, Kafkaesque, the Nebula Awards Showcase 2012, and Digital Rapture: The Singularity Anthology. Kessel is currently at work on a novel set in the Society of Cousins, the setting for his Tiptree Award-winning novella "Stories for Men."


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S.G. Browne is the author of the novels Breathers, Fated, and Lucky Bastard, as well as the eBook short story collection Shooting Monkeys in a Barrel. His novella I Saw Zombies Eating Santa Claus: A Breathers Christmas Carol will be released this November. He is currently at work on his fourth novel, Big Egos.


Wednesday October 17th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org
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2012-04-19 06:24 pm
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Photos from April 18th KGB are now up

Scott Lynch and Elizabeth Bear (who subbed for Caitlin R. Kiernan at the last minute) was spectacular. The bar was packed, the drink flowed, and we all ate very good Chinese food afterward.
http://tinyurl.com/bmm9l5w
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2012-03-24 10:55 am
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Caitlín R. Kiernan & Scott Lynch at KGB Bar April 18th

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:

Caitlín R. Kiernan is the author of numerous novels, most recently The Red Tree and The Drowning Girl: A Memoir. Her short fiction has been collected in eight volumes, including, The Ammonite Violin & Others, Two Worlds and In Between: The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan (Volume One), and the forthcoming Confessions of a Five-Chambered Heart. She also writes for Dark Horse Comics. Kiernan was recently hailed by the New York Times as "One of our essential writers of dark fiction," is a multiple nominee for the World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson Award, and has been honored by the James Tiptree, Jr. Award.

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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
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org
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Readings are free
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Books will be available for purchase from the readers

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2012-02-21 10:28 am
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Photos from the readings at KGB February 15th

Liva Llewellyn read a harrowing story from a demon's point of view and N.K. Jemisin read a wonderful excerpt from her most recent novel: Fantastic Fiction at KGB, February
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2012-01-19 12:43 pm
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N.K. Jemisin and Livia Llewellyn to read at KGB Feb 15

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:

N. K. Jemisin debut novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, won the Locus award and was nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards. Her fourth novel, The Killing Moon, is forthcoming in May from Orbit Books. You can read some of her short fiction and excerpts of each novel at nkjemisin.com.


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Livia Llewellyn is the author of the short story collection Engines of Desire: Tales of Love & Other Horrors, published by Lethe Press. Her fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Subterranean, ChiZine, and Postscripts. She's currently working on her first novel.

Wednesday February 15th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org

Books will be available for purchase thanks to Bluestockings Bookstore
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Books will be provided by Mobile Libris

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2011-08-05 01:21 am
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Change of KGB reader August 17th

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

(because of a scheduling difficulty Lauren Beukes will not
be reading). Instead we present:


N. K. Jemisin's fiction has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, Tiptree,
Gemmell, World Fantasy, and Crawford awards, and has won the Romantic Times Reviewer's choice and Locus Award (for Best First Novel). Her short stories have most recently appeared in Clarkesworld, Postscripts, and Weird Tales, and forthcoming in the dystopian YA anthology After.
Her first two novels: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Kingdoms are currently out from Orbit Books.


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Andrea Hairston is author of Redwood and Wildfire and Mindscape, shortlisted for the Phillip K Dick and Tiptree Awards, and winner of the Carl Brandon Parallax Award. She is a performer and award-winning playwright, and her plays have been produced at Yale Rep, the Kennedy Center, and on Public Radio & Television.
Pan Morigan is a composer, songwriter, and vocalist. She toured with Bobby McFerrin & Voicestra and has composed and performed for thirty productions including Castles of Gold, produced for Public Radio. Her CD, Wild Blue came out December. Hairston and Morigan do a performance/reading.



Wednesday August 17th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org

Books will be available for purchase thanks to Bluestockings Bookstore
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2011-03-17 11:35 pm
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Photos from KGB readings March 16, 2011

Carolyn Turgeon and Genevieve Valentine read at KGB Bar’s Fantastic Fiction reading Wednesday March 16th to an appreciative crowd. Here are the photos:
http://tinyurl.com/4dndy5h
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2011-02-18 12:36 am
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FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB March 16

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:

Carolyn Turgeon is the author of three novels: Rain Village, Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story, and Mermaid, a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid. Her first children's book, The Next Full Moon, about the daughter of a swan maiden, will come out in June.
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Genevieve Valentine, whose fiction has been published on the web in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Fantasy, and Subterranean, and in the anthologies Teeth, The Living Dead 2, and Running with the Pack. She co-wrote the pop-culture book Geek Wisdom and her first novel, Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti, is coming in May.

Books will be for sale by Bluestockings

Wednesday March 16th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org
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Readings are free
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2011-02-13 11:39 am
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Laird Barron and Nicholas Kaufmann read at KGB February 16th

A rare appearance on the east coast by Laird


FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts


Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:

Laird Barron is the author of The Imago Sequence, and Occultation, two horror collections published by Night Shade Books. The Imago Sequence won The Shirley Jackson Award. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies.

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Nicholas Kaufmann is the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of General Slocum's Gold, Walk In Shadows, Hunt at World's End, and Chasing the Dragon, as well as monthly columns on the horror genre that appeared in Fear Zone and the Internet Review of Science Fiction. His story "Under the Skin" will be reprinted later this year in All American Horror Stories of the 21st Century: The Best of the First Decade.



Wednesday February 16th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org

Books will be available for purchase thanks to Bluestockings Bookstore

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2010-12-15 11:21 pm
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Gregory Frost and Linda D. Addison read at KGB January 19th

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:
Gregory Frost’s Shadowbridge duology (Shadowbridge and Lord Tophet) was named one of the top four fantasy novels by the American Library Association in 2009 and was a finalist for the James Tiptree Award. He's currently at work on two other novel-length projects.
He recently recorded his story "The Seals of New R'lyeh" for the StarShipSofa podcast site, and a series of "Darger & Surplus" podcasts with and for Michael Swanwick.

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Linda D. Addison, award-winning author of Being Full of Light,
Insubstantial is the first African-American to receive the HWA’s Bram
Stoker Award. Her latest work can be found in Genesis: An Anthology of
Black Science Fiction, Dark Faith, and New Blood anthologies.


Books will be for sale by Bluestockings

Wednesday January 19th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org
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2010-12-15 01:48 pm
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Reminder that KGB is tonight--with Jon Armstrong and Beth Bernobich

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:
Jon Armstrong's Grey was short-listed for the Philip K Dick, and that year Jon was also nominated for the Campbell for Best New SF Writer. The sequel, Yarn, which will be out December 2010, received a starred review from Publisher's Weekly. Jon is the host of an author interview podcast called If You're Just Joining Us.

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Beth Bernobich is the author of Passion Play, the first volume in a fantasy series appearing from Tor Books, and the collection, A Handful of Pearls & Other Stories.
Her short story "River of Souls" appeared recently on Tor.com,
and her YA novel, Fox and Phoenix, is forthcoming
from Viking next year.

Wednesday December 15th, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org

Books will be available for purchase thanks to Bluestockings Bookstore
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2010-10-22 01:03 pm
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Photos from KGB Fantastic Fiction reading October 20, 2010

Paul Witcover and Adam Golaski read last night.
Paul read from his forthcoming novel. Adam read some of his poetry and several vignettes, the latter from his new collection, Color Plates<.i>. We all went out to dinner and a good time was had by all.
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2010-06-17 12:50 pm
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Photos from KGB June 16 2010 & July KGB announcement

Jack Ketchum and Scott Edelman reading at KGB Bar

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts

Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel

present:

Catherynne M. Valente, author of over a dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan's Tales series, and The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Own Making. She is the winner of the Tiptree Award, the Mythopoeic Award, the Andre Norton Award, the Rhysling Award, and the Million Writers Award. She is a finalist for the Hugo Award this year. Over the next year she has three novels and a short story collection coming out, as well as short stories in Welcome to Bordertown, Haunted Legends, and the YA vampire anthology Teeth. She'll be reading from her upcoming novel Deathless.

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M.K. Hobson, the author of over thirty short stories, which have been published or are forthcoming in magazines and anthologies such as SCI FICTION, Realms of Fantasy, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Postscripts, Interzone, Digital Domains, Haunted Legends, and Polyphony.
Her debut novel, The Native Star will be out from Bantam Spectra in September, to be followed by a sequel in the summer 2011.
She is one of the co-hosts of Podcastle and is a regular reader for Fantasy Magazine's podcast series.
Books will be for sale by Bluestockings

Wednesday July 21st, 7pm at
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.)
www.kgbfantasticfiction.org
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Readings are free
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