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Join Charlie Jane Anders & Annalee Newitz in Conversation

November 5th, 2019 · No Comments

Sunday, November 10, 2019

with moderator Terry Bisson

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

Join two of the Bay Area’s most fascinating and entertaining authors, Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz, in 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.

*Note: due Ms. Anders’ tour travel requirements, and the need to leave a bit early, only presigned copies of her new book will be available for sale at the event. Annalee will be present afterwards to sign her new book in person.




CHARLIE JANE ANDERS is an American writer and commentator. She has written several novels and is the publisher of other magazine, the “magazine of pop culture and politics for the new outcasts.” In 2005, she received the Lambda Literary Award for work in the transgender category, and in 2009, the Emperor Norton Award. Her 2011 novelette “Six Months, Three Days” won the 2012 Hugo and was a finalist for the Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon Awards. Her 2016 novel All the Birds in the Sky was listed No. 5 on Time magazine’s “Top 10 Novels” of 2016, won the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel, the 2017 Crawford Award, and the 2017 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel; it was also a finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel. With her partner Annalee Newitz, she won the 2019 Hugo “Best Fancast” Award for their podcast Our Opinions Are Correct. Her new book is The City In the Middle of the Night, published by Tor books.

ANNALEE NEWITZ is an American journalist, editor, and author of both fiction and nonfiction. They have written for the periodicals Popular Science and Wired. From 1999 to 2008 they wrote a syndicated weekly column called Techsploitation, and from 2000 to 2004 they were the culture editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. In 2004 they became a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. With Charlie Jane Anders, they also co-founded other magazine, a periodical that ran from 2002 to 2007. From 2008 to 2015 they were Editor-in-Chief of Gawker-owned media venture io9, and subsequently its direct descendant Gizmodo, Gawker’s design and technology blog. As of 2019, they are a contributing opinion writer at The New York Times. Their new book is The Future of Another Timeline, published by Tor Books.

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.

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

Tags: Annalee Newitz · Charlie Jane Anders