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August Reading – Cecil Castellucci and Ben Loory

August 8th, 2016 · No Comments

Join SF in SF and the American Bookbinders Museum

Sunday, August 14
5:30 – Doors and cash bar open
6:30 – Event begins

Cecil Castellucci & Ben Loory, with moderator Terry Bisson

$10 at door – all proceeds benefit the American Bookbinders Museum. No one turned away for lack of funds

Each author will read a selection from their work, followed by Q&A moderated by author Terry Bisson. Book signing and schmoozing follows. Books for sale at the event courtesy of Borderlands Books. Sponsored by Tachyon Publications.

Cecil Castellucci is the author of books and graphic novels for young adults including Boy Proof, The Plain Janes, First Day on Earth, The Year of the Beasts, Tin Star, Stone in the Sky and the Eisner nominated Odd Duck, as well as Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure. Her picture book, Grandma’s Gloves, won the California Book Award Gold Medal. Her short stories have been published in Strange Horizons, YARN, Tor.com, and various anthologies including, Teeth, After and Interfictions 2. She is the Children’s Correspondence Coordinator for The Rumpus, a two time Macdowell Fellow and the founding YA Editor at the LA Review of Books. She lives in Los Angeles.

Ben Loory is the author of the collection Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day (Penguin, 2011), and a picture book for children, The Baseball Player and the Walrus (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2015). His fables and tales have appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, READ Magazine, and Fairy Tale Review, been heard on This American Life and Selected Shorts, and performed live at WordTheatre in Los Angeles and London. Loory is a graduate of Harvard University and holds an MFA in Screenwriting from The American Film Institute. He lives in Los Angeles, where he is an Instructor for the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.

** To our regret, author David D. Levine is unable to attend the event — however, we will have copies of his wonderful book, Arabella of Mars, for sale at the event, and hope to welcome him back next year when the sequel will be available!

This event takes place at the American Bookbinders Museum, at 355 Clementina, off of 5th Street, between Folsom and Howard. Street parking is free; there are also two parking garages at 5th & Mission, and 3rd & Folsom reasonably priced.

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