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 »

June 24, 2011

FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present:

Paradise Tales 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.
Our Lady of the Artichokes 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.

Wednesday July 20th, 7pm at KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street (just off 2nd Ave, upstairs.) Subscribe to our mailing list: Readings are always free. Please forward to friends at your own discretion.


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