N.K. Jemisin & Andrea Hairston, August 17th

July 26, 2011 - Readings

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

The Broken Kingdoms 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.
Redwood and Wildfire 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.Performing with her will be Pan Morigan, 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 Bluecame 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.) Subscribe to our mailing list: Readings are always free. * Due to a scheduling conflict we regret to announce that Lauren Beukes cannot attend. Please forward to friends at your own discretion.