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July Reading – Vylar Kaftan & Megan O’Keefe

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

Join SF in SF and the American Bookbinders Museum
Sunday July 21, 2019

Vylar Kaftan & Megan O’Keefe

with moderator Terry Bisson

Doors and bar open at 6:00PM – Event begins at 6:30PM
$10 at the door / $8 for students with valid high school or college ID card

Each author will read a selection from their work, followed by conversation and Q&A with the audience, moderated by author Terry Bisson.

Books will be for sale at the event, courtesy of Borderlands Books. Event will be podcasted by SomaFM, Listener-supported, commercial-free, radio broadcasting from San Francisco to the world. All proceeds go to the American Bookbinders Museum.




VYLAR KAFTAN writes speculative fiction of all genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror, and slipstream. She won a 2013 Nebula Award for her novella The Weight of the Sunrise, and a 2013 Sidewise Award for Short-Form Alternate History. She was also nominated for a 2010 Nebula Award for her short story, “I’m Alive, I Love You, I’ll See You in Reno”. Her stories have appeared in Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Asimov’s, and Clarkesworld. Her work has been reprinted in Horror: The Best of the Year, honorably mentioned in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, and shortlisted for the WSFA Small Press Award.

A graduate of Clarion West, she’s also a member of SFWA, Codex, Broad Universe, and the Carl Brandon Society. In 2011, she founded FogCon, a literary-themed science fiction and fantasy convention in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about Vy and her work at https://vylarkaftan.com/.

MEGAN O’KEEFE was raised amongst journalists, and as soon as she was able joined them by crafting a newsletter which chronicled the daily adventures of the local cat population. She has worked in both arts management and graphic design, and spends her free time tinkering with anything she can get her hands on. Megan lives in the Bay Area of California. She’s won the Gemmell Morningstar Award for her fantasy debut, Steal the Sky. Learn more about Meg and her work at http://meganokeefe.com/

The American Bookbinders Museum’s entrance is located at 366 Clementina Alley, off 5th Street, between Howard and Folsom. Street parking is free; garages are located at 5th & Mission, and 3rd & Folsom. The closest BART station is Powell Street — just turn down 5th Street, cross Mission and Howard, and turn left onto Clementina. The entrance onto Clementina from 4th Street is now open — just make a right after the hotel.

Need more info? Drop Rina a line at sfinsfevents@gmail.com


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