Open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm: Closed 5/25-5/27 for Memorial Day

SF in SF with Charlie Jane Anders and Kate Maruyama

Charlie Jane Anders  Most recently, she wrote the young adult Unstoppable trilogy: Victories Greater Than Death, Dreams Bigger Than Heartbreak, and Promises Stronger Than Darkness. She’s also the author of the short story collection Even Greater Mistakes, and Never Say You Can’t Survive (August 2021), a book about how to use creative writing to get through hard times. Her other books include The City in the Middle of the Night and All the Birds in the Sky. She’s won the Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, Lambda Literary, Crawford and Locus Awards. She co-created Escapade, a transgender superhero, for Marvel Comics and wrote her into the long-running New Mutants comic. And she’s currently the science fiction and fantasy book reviewer for the Washington Post.  With Annalee Newitz, she co-hosts the podcast Our Opinions Are Correct, and she is the emcee of San Francisco reading series Writers with Drinks. Right now she’s hard at work on a new adult novel.

Kate Maruyama‘s novel Harrowgate was published by 47North and her novella “Family Solstice” was named Best Fiction Book of 2021 by Rue Morgue Magazine. Her novella “Halloween Beyond: A Gentleman’s Suit “is out now from Crystal Lake Publishing. Her duo of novellas, Bleak Houses: Safer & Family Solstice was launched in June at Raw Dog Screaming Press;  her non-genre novel Alterations is upcoming from Running Wild Press. Her short work appears in Asimov’s, Entropy, Analog Science Fiction & Fact, Duende, The Coachella Review, and The Magnolia Review among others and was awarded the Uncharted Magazine Short Story Prize. It has also appeared in numerous anthologies including December Tales, Gathering: A Women Who Submit Anthology, Halloween Carnival Three, and Winter Horror Days. You can read short work on her Writings page.

Doors open at 6:00 pm; event begins at 6:30 pm. Admission is $10 (no one is turned away for lack of funds). All proceeds benefit the American Bookbinders Museum.

As always, Bookshop West Portal will be on hand with copies of the authors’ works for sale. The event will be recorded for later broadcast by SOMA FM.

American Bookbinders Museum

The American Bookbinders Museum is the only museum of its kind in North America, celebrating and exploring the history, tools and stories of bookbinders and bookbinding, from its earliest forms through the changes and innovations of the industrial revolution.

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