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 »

May 18, 2012

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

The Resurrectionist by Jack O'Connell 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 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..
Fair Coin by E.C. Myers E.C. Myers, whose first novel, Fair Coin, was called “pure awesome crack” by, 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 His next novel, Quantum Coin, will be published by Pyr in fall 2012.

Wednesday June 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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