*Author Talk: Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders

Nebula Award winners read from their new work
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Award-winning science fiction writers Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz read from their new novels in this special event.

Annalee NewitzAnnalee Newitz writes science fiction and nonfiction. She is the author of the novel Autonomous, nominated for the Nebula and Locus Awards, and winner of the Lambda Literary Award. As a science journalist, she’s written for the Washington Post, Slate, Ars Technica, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic, among others. Her book Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction was nominated for the LA Times Book Prize in science. She was the founder of io9, and served as the editor-in-chief of Gizmodo. In a previous life, she earned a Ph.D. in English and American Studies, and worked as a lecturer at UC Berkeley. She will read from her forthcoming novel (due from Tor in Sept.), The Future of Another Timeline.

Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky, which won the Charlie Jane AndersNebula, Crawford and Locus awards, and Choir Boy, which won a Lambda Literary Award. Her short fiction has appeared in Tor.com, Boston ReviewTin HouseConjunctions, the Magazine of Fantasy and Science FictionWired Magazine, Slate, Asimov's Science Fiction, Lightspeed, ZYZZYVA, Catamaran Literary Review, McSweeney's Internet Tendency and tons of anthologies. Her story "Six Months, Three Days" won a Hugo Award, and her story "Don't Press Charges And I Won't Sue" won a Theodore Sturgeon Award. She organizes the monthly Writers with Drinks reading series. She will read from her new novel, The City in the Middle of the Night.

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Gather, share knowledge and celebrate our unique identities at the queerest library ever. Visit the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, the gateway to the Library’s broader collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and allies’ history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area.

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