https://crsf2020home.files.wordpress.com/2021/12/crsf2022image.png I’ll be participating (virtually) in the 2022 Current Research in Speculative Fiction Conference held June 30 and July 1 at the University of Liverpool. The annual conference is designed to promote the research of speculative fiction, media and technologies. It aims to shine a spotlight on the research of postgraduates and early career researchers … Continue reading I’ll speak at the Current Research in Speculative Fiction Conference 2022
If you’re in Chicago, come to the preview reading Tuesday, June 14, 7 p.m., at Fado Irish Pub and Restaurant, 100 W. Grand Ave., near the Magnificent Mile downtown! More information here: Ludlow Charlington @ GFS 6/14/22 | Facebook Each year, the City of Chicago Animal Care and Control gets thousands of unwanted animals. Some … Continue reading “Ludlow Charlington’s Doghouse”: an anthology supporting Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control
Roses have prickles, violets do not, inside has icicles, outside is hot.
Chris Helzer, The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Science in Nebraska, wants to convince you that prairies are interesting and important, even though there aren’t any trees. Read his entreaty here: Tribulations of a Prairie Evangelist.
I’ll be reading from my novel Immunity Index on May 19 as part of the Strong Women Strange Worlds series. The Zoom presentation is at 7 p.m. ET. Sign up to attend at https://strongwomenstrangeworlds.weebly.com. Other readers are Heather Rose Jones, Missy Jane, Kyoko M, Cass Morris, and Mari Ness. The novel Immunity Index is now … Continue reading Reading at Strong Women Strange Worlds on May 19
“You can sometimes count every orange on a tree but never all the trees in a single orange.” — A.K. Ramanujan (1929-1993)
You can pre-order the trade paperback edition of “Immunity Index” for 25% off from today to Friday, April 20 to 22, at Barnes & Noble. Coupon code: PREORDER25 Immunity Index: a novel by Sue Burke, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
https://mysueburke.files.wordpress.com/2022/04/chicon-8-logo.png Chicon 8, the 80th World Science Fiction Convention, will be held in Chicago from September 1 to 5, 2022. I’ll be there. In fact, I’m already doing a little volunteer work for the convention, helping edit the Progress Reports. Progress Report 3 is just out (PDF here), and I have an article in it … Continue reading Come to Chicon 8!
I bought this anyway Euphoria: a feeling of elation. Euphorbia: a flowering plant, often called “Crown of Thorns.”
“Spring is the most beautiful and the most impatient season. Plants must grow fast or perish…” — from Semiosis