NY Review of SF Readings
26th Season
presents
Samuel R. Delany's
Diamond Birthday Celebration!
 

Saturday, April 1st doors open 6:30 p.m.
$7 suggested donation
The Brooklyn Commons
(address, map, and links below)

It is no small honor for us that we can host a jubilee for one of speculative fiction's most important writers  -- one with whom we have had a long, happy association, both personal and professional.  Chip Delany was one of the very first readers at this reading series some 25+ years ago.  He has been a correspondent to NYRSF -- the magazine whose name this series bears -- throughout its existence. 

Samuel R. Delany's contributions to science fiction -- nay, to literature and culture -- are incalculable.  He has been a role model to a great many people; a highly-esteemed critic and teacher; a writer whose fiction will be studied long after we're all forgotten; and simply a wonderful, loving human being.

On the occasion of Chip's 75th birthday, join us as we examine one of his great achievements through an essay/talk by Terence Taylor; chat with Chip; and hear him read a new story.  It will be an evening to remember.

 


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The New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series provides performances from some of the best writers in science fiction, fantasy, speculative fiction, etc.  The series usually takes place the first Tuesday of every month, but maintains flexibility in time and space, so be sure to stay in touch through the mailing list, the Web, and Facebook.

The Cafe has excellent food, a coffee bar, beer and wine.  The Jenna freebie table will offer books and goodies, as will the raffle for any who donate.

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Logo by Kris DikemanJim Freund is Producer and Executive Curator of The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings.  He has been involved in producing radio programs of and about literary sf/f since 1967.  His long-running live radio program, “Hour of the Wolf,” broadcasts and streams (most) every Wednesday night/Thursday morning from 1:00-3:00 AM.  (New timeslot!)  Programs are available by stream for two months after broadcast.  (Check http://hourwolf.com, or join the Hour of the Wolf group on Facebook for details.)  An audiobook collection of 15 hours of his interviews, Chatting Science Fiction, is now available for download at iTunes and Audible.com, as well as a 13-CD set from Amazon.com and Downpour.com.  In addition, Jim is Podcast Host and Post-Production Editor for the twice-consecutive Hugo Award-winning Lightspeed Magazine.

The Brooklyn Commons Cafe at 388 Atlantic Avenue is an open and collaborative movement building space, only minutes away from the Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Atlantic Avenue subway stops in downtown Brooklyn.  The Commons provides resources to the progressive community including affordable office and meeting spaces as well as an event venue that can host anything from parties and benefits to forums, performances, films and workshops. If you are interested in meeting or event space, please contact them at info@thecommonsbrooklyn.org.

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WHEN:
Saturday, April 1st
Doors open at 6:30
event begins at 7

WHERE:
The Brooklyn Commons Cafe
388 Atlantic Avenue  (between Hoyt & Bond St.)
https://www.google.com/maps/place/388+Atlantic+Ave,+Brooklyn,+NY+11217

HOW:
Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway stop (A,C,G); Nevins St. (2,3,4,5); and the Barclay Center (B,D,N,R,Q,2,3,4,5, and LIRR).  Try the interactive map above.

LINKS:
http://hourwolf.com/nyrsf
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NYRSF.Readings

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