The book launch for Interference will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 24, at Volumes Bookcafe, 1474 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago. The novel goes on sale October 22. On the 24th, I’ll be reading from the novel, answering questions — and giving away the plants in the photo made from cuttings from one of my … Continue reading “Interference” book launch – with free plants!
Tor Publishing is giving away 20 copies of Interference at Goodreads. If you’re a member of Goodreads, click here to enter! (Limited to Goodreads members in the US and Canada, sorry.) The novel goes on sale in a week, and if you’re not feeling lucky, you can pre-order it now.
In case you couldn’t attend the Speculative Literature Foundation’s Deep Dish reading October 3 at Volumes Bookcafe in Chicago, here’s the essay I read. It appeared in a longer form at From Earth to the Stars, the blog of Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. Tonight I want to talk about a big difference between science fiction … Continue reading Science fiction vs. literary fiction: Losing control
In case you or someone you love hasn’t read Semiosis yet, the ebook edition is on sale for the rest of September for only $2.99 wherever ebooks are sold. More information is here. The sequel, Interference will be available October 22 as an ebook, audiobook, or hardcover. Links to on-line and brick-and-mortar booksellers are here. … Continue reading September sale
I’ve received an early copy of Interference. The book has a surprise for my husband, Jerry. Today is his birthday, by the way. The novel will be officially released on October 22 (you can find out how to preorder it here).
The Speculative Literature Foundation’s October 3 Deep Dish SF/F reading in Chicago will feature Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Jane Rosenberg Laforge, and Scott Huggins. The Rapid Fire Readers that evening will be me, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Jeremy John, and Anaea Lay. I’ll read an essay about a key difference between literary fiction and science fiction. The readings … Continue reading I’ll be at two Volumes Bookcafe events in Chicago in October
Last week in part I, I told how I had received two planters of Lucky Bamboo as gifts in February 2018. The plant’s scientific name is Dracaena sanderiana (it’s not really bamboo), and it’s commonly sold as stalks growing in water. My planters (my sister-in-law calls them the Steves) kept growing and growing until I … Continue reading Lucky Bamboo part II: The Rewilding