FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series, hosts Ellen Datlow and Matthew Kressel present:
Lauren Beukes & Usman T. Malik, January 20th, 2021, 7pm Eastern Time.
Due to the COVID-19 shutdown of NYC and the KGB Bar, this event will be live-streamed on YouTube.
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Lauren Beukes is a South African novelist, ex-journalist and sometime documentary maker who has written five novels, a pop history, a short story collection and New York Times best-selling comics. Her novel Zoo City won the Arthur C Clarke Award, The Shining Girls is soon to be a tv show for Apple with Elisabeth Moss, and won the University of Johannesburg Prize and the Strands Critics Choice Award among others. Her new book Afterland, about a world (almost) without men, is currently in development. She lives in Cape Town with her daughter.
Usman T. Malik
Usman T. Malik is a Pakistani-American writer and doctor. His fiction has been reprinted in several year’s best anthologies, including The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy series, and has won the Bram Stoker Award and the British Fantasy Award. Usman’s debut collection, Midnight Doorways: Fables from Pakistan, will be out in early 2021.
Event at KGB Bar is canceled. There will be a YouTube live-stream event instead.
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
(Just off 2nd Ave, upstairs)
January 20th, 2021, 7pm Eastern Time.
Readings are always free.
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