Saturday September 14
Doors and cash bar opens at 6:30PM
Event begins at 7:30PM
Suggested $5-$10 donation at the door benefits Variety Children’s Charity of Northern California
Each author will be reading a selection from their new work, followed by Q&A with the audience, moderated by author Terry Bisson. Booksigning and schmoozing follows in the lounge, with books for sale courtesy of Borderlands Books. Seating is limited; first come, first seated.
Nick Mamatas has made a name for himself with biting, incisive, and extraordinary works of fiction, such as Move Underground, Bullettime, and Sensation, in addition to a writing guide, Starve Better; Surviving the Endless Horror of the Writing Life. Currently an editor for the Haikasoru line of translated Japanese science fiction novels for Viz Media, his fiction has been nominated for several awards, including several Bram Stoker Awards, while he has also been recognized for his editorial work with a Bram Stoker Award, as well as World Fantasy Award and Hugo Award nominations.
Greg Bossert is new to SF in SF authors, with the current distinction of having his short story, “The Telling,” published by Beneath Ceaseless Skies #109 (Nov. 2012), nominated for this year’s World Fantasy Award in the category of short story. A graduate of the 2010 Clarion Writers Workshop, Bossert works as a researcher and designer for motion pictures; his credits include Beowulf, A Christmas Carol, and Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. He currently works in the story department at Lucasfilm Animation.
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.