Sam J. Miller
Lana Elena Donnelly
• doors open 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 6th
As we approach the end of our 26th season and look ahead to the summer, we present two Clarion 'cribmates' from the graduating class of 2012.
A veteran of small town Ohio and the Derby City, Lara now lives in Manhattan. You can also find her online at @larazontally or laradonnelly.com.
Sam J. Miller's short stories have appeared in publications such as Asimov's, Clarkesworld, and Lightspeed, along with sixteen "year's best" story collections. But who's counting? His debut novel The Art of Starving, forthcoming from HarperTeen, was called “Funny, haunting, beautiful, relentless and powerful... a classic in the making” by Book Riot. His second novel, Blackfish City, will be published by Ecco Press in 2018. He graduated from the Clarion UCSD Science Fiction & Fantasy Workshop in 2012.
A finalist for multiple Nebula Awards along with the World Fantasy and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Awards, he won the 2013 Shirley Jackson Award for his short story "57 Reasons for the Slate Quarry Suicides."
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.
Jim 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Brooklyn Commons Cafe
388 Atlantic Avenue (between Hoyt & Bond St.)
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.
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