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Politics of Science Fiction Discussion

March 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Wednesday, March 24 – 7:30pm

Free event, co-sponsored by PM Press

From H.G. Wells to Octavia Butler, from New Wave to Cyberpunk to the Slipstream of today, SF has been a tool to agitate, organize speculate and explore Utopian alternatives. Join a panel of working SF pros in a lively discussion of the perils and possibilities. Co-sponsored by PM Press.

Panelist include authors:

John Shirley – Bram Stoker award winnner, cyberpunk pioneer, author of Bleak History , Black Glass

Richard Kadrey – Comix pro, celebrated Wired journalist, author of Sandman Slim, Metrophage

Lisa Goldstein – American Book Award winner, charter member of SF’s “Brazen Hussies,” author of The Red Magician, The Divided Crown

Amelia Beamer – Locus magazine editor, critic, author of The Loving Dead

Terry Bisson (moderator) Hugo-winning author of “They’re Made out of Meat,” “Fire on the Mountain,” biographer of Mumia Abu Jamal.

No Reservations Necessary

This event takes place at: CounterPULSE, located at 1310 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 (at 9th Street in SoMa)

CounterPULSE is a non-profit theater, performance space, community center, and gallery with roots deep in the Bay Area’s provocative performance and dance scenes. CounterPULSE produces its own shows, helps support local artists and activists with its programs and can be rented for productions and rehearsals.

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