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 »

October 24, 2012

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

I'm not Sam by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee Jack Ketchum‘s first novel, Off Season, prompted the Village Voice to publicly scold its publisher in print for publishing violent pornography. Two of his short stories have won Bram Stoker Awards and in 2003 he won Stokers for both best collection and best long fiction, He has written over twenty novels and novellas, the latest of which is I’m Not Sam, and five of which have been filmed. His stories are collected in The Exit at Toledo Blade Boulevard, Peaceable Kingdom, Closing Time and Other Stories, and Sleep Disorder, with Edward Lee. He was given a Grand Master Award by the 2011 World Horror Convention.
Hair Side Flesh Side by Helen Marshall Helen Marshall is an author, managing fiction editor, and fourteenth-century book historian. Her 2011 poetry collection Skeleton Leaves won an Aurora Award for Best Canadian Speculative Poetry and was nominated for several other awards. Her debut collection of short stories Hair Side, Flesh Side has just been published by ChiZine Publications. She is currently working on her second collection, Hangjaw.

Wednesday, November 21st, 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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