KGB Fantastic Fiction is a monthly reading series held on the third Wednesday of every month at the famous KGB Bar in Manhattan. The reading series features luminaries and up-and-comers in speculative fiction. Admission is always free.

Some of our past readers:
Joyce Carol Oates, Lucius Shepard, Jeffrey Ford, Scott Westerfeld, Kelly Link, China Miéville, Nancy Kress, Jack McDevitt, Stewart O.Nan, James Patrick Kelly, Barry N. Marlzberg, Samuel (Chip) Delany, Holly Black, Michael Swanwick, Kit Reed, Peter Straub, Andy Duncan, Richard Bowes, Catherynne Valente, Ellen Kushner, Jeff VanderMeer, Naomi Novik, Elizabeth Bear and a smorgasbord of other talented authors. read more »

July 30, 2008


Press Release For Immediate Release

The KGB Fantastic Fiction Raffle went swimmingly, generating enough money to keep the series viable for two years.

New York, NY (July 29, 2008) – The KGB Fantastic Fiction Raffle was a huge success. Sixty nine highly-coveted prizes were awarded to individuals from all over the world, including winners in Germany and Australia. The raffle has generated enough money to keep the series viable for two years. In addition, the hosts will now be able to pay the readers a small stipend for their participation.

The hosts, Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel, wish to thank the donors and the ticket buyers. We are immensely grateful for your support. Your donations will help keep the reading series alive for a long time to come.

The full list of winners is online here:

Contacts: Ellen Datlow, KGB co-host, Datlow AT datlow DOT com, Matthew Kressel, KGB co-host, matt AT sensesfive DOT com, Mary Robinette Kowal, raffle consultant, mary AT maryrobinettekowal DOT com


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