I'm heading to Phoenix Comics Fest tomorrow (going straight to the airport from my daughter's elementary school graduation) (!), and I've got a busy schedule so I thought I'd produce a comprehensive list of the places you can find me in Phoenix:
Wednesday, May 23: Elevenageddon at Poisoned Pen books, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, 7-8PM ("A Multi-Author Sci-Fi Event")
Thursday, May 24:
Transhumans and Transhumanism in Fiction, North 126AB, with Emily Devenport and Sylvain Neuvel, 12PM-1PM
Prophets of Sci-Fi, North 125AB, with Emily Devenport, Sylvain Neuvel and John Scalzi, 3PM-4PM
Tor Authors Signing, Exhibitor Hall Author Signing area, 4:30PM-530PM
Building a Franken-Book, North 126C, with Bob Beard, Joey Eschrich and Ed Finn
Friday, May 25:
Two Truths and a Lie, North 122ABC, with Myke Cole, Emily Devenport, K Arsenault Rivera and John Scalzi, 1030AM-1130AM
Solo Presentation, North 122ABC, 1:30PM-2:30PM
Signing, Exhibitor Hall Author Signing Area, 3PM-4PM
Saturday, May 26:
Cory Doctorow & John Scalzi in Conversation about Politics in Sci Fi and Fantasy, North 125AB, 12PM-1PM
Signing, North 124AB, 1:15PM-2:15PM
I'm in the midst of couple of weeks' worth of lectures, public events and teaching, and you can catch me in Toronto (for Word on the Street, Seeding Utopias and Resisting Dystopias and 6 Degrees); Newry, ME (Maine Library Association) and Portland, ME (in conversation with James Patrick Kelly).
Octavia Butler (previously), the brilliant Afrofuturist, McArthur Genius Grant-winning science fiction writer, died far, far too soon, leaving behind a corpus of incredible, voraciously readable novels, and a community of writers who were inspired by her example.
EFF has just posted a job listing for a development director, seeking someone to "take charge of EFF's eleven-person Development Team in their efforts to raise over $13 million each year," starting late 2019 or early 2020.
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