Saturday, January 19th
Join us for our first event for 2013! Science fiction authors Steven Gould and Laura J. Mixon will each read a selection from their work, followed by Q&A with the audience, moderated by author Terry Bisson. Book signing and schmoozing follows in the lounge, with books for sale courtesy of Borderlands Books. You are welcome to bring books from home for signing. Podcasting courtesy of Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column.
STEVEN GOULD is the author of the frequently banned book Jumper (of movie fame,) as well as Wildside, Helm, Blind Waves, Reflex, Jumper: Griffin’s Story, 7th Sigma, and the brand-new (and available for sale!) Impulse, as well as several short stories published in Analog, Asimov’s, and Amazing. He is the recipient of the Hal Clement Young Adult Award for Science Fiction and has been on the Hugo ballot twice and the Nebula ballot once for his short fiction. He just returned from Doha, Qatar where he discussed writing and science fiction with Qatari college students.
LAURA J. MIXON wrote YA novel Astropilots, the Avatar’s Dance trilogy: Glass Houses, Proxies, and Burning the Ice, and, as M.J. Locke, Up Against It, the first book of the Wave series. Her work has appeared in Analog, George RR Martin’s shared world Wild Cards series, Asimov’s, and the anthology Welcome to the Greenhouse. She attended Clarion in 1981, then did two years in the Peace Corp in Kenya. She has taught regularly at the Viable Paradise genre workshop on Martha’s Vineyard. She lives in New Mexico with spouse Steven Gould and their two daughters
Doors and cash bar opens at 6:00PM
Event begins at 7:00PM
Seating is limited – first come, first seated
Suggested $5-$10 donation at the door benefits Variety Children’s Charity of Northern California – SF in SF has raised over $40,000 for Variety.
The Variety Preview Room Theatre
The Hobart Bldg., 1st Floor — entrance between Quiznos and Citibank
582 Market Street @ 2nd and Montgomery
San Francisco, CA 94104
Don’t Drive — BART/MUNI Montgomery Street station is right at our front door, and parking in San Francisco sucks!!! Street parking ($3.50 per hour) is metered M-Sat., til 6PM; find a parking garage here.