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Join SF in SF 8-20 with Marie Brennan & Alyc Helms (M.A. Carrick) and Brenda Clough!

August 18th, 2023 · No Comments

August 20, 2023

Doors open at 6:00PM  /  Event begins at 6:30PM


Marie Brennan & Alyc Helms
(writing as M. A. CARRICK)
Brenda Clough

Moderator – Cliff Winnig
$10 at the door  /  $8 for students
–no one turned away for lack of funds–

 All proceeds go to the American Bookbinders Museum

Each author will read a selection from their work, followed by Q&A with the audience, moderated by author Cliff Winnig. Booksigning follows.
This event will be recorded for later broadcast by SOMA FM.
Books for sale courtesy of Bookshop West Portal


M. A. Carrick is the joint pen name of Marie Brennan (author of the Memoirs of Lady Trent) and Alyc Helms (author of the Adventures of Mr. Mystic). The two met in 2000 on an archaeological dig in Wales and Ireland — including a stint in the town of Carrickmacross — and have built their friendship through two decades of anthropology, writing, and gaming. They live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more at https://www.macarrick.com/
Brenda W. Clough is the first female Asian-American SF writer, first appearing in print in 1984. Her historical novel A Door In His Head won the 2023 Diverse Voices Award. Her novella ‘May Be Some Time’ was a finalist for both the Hugo and the Nebula awards and became the novel Revise the World. Her latest time travel trilogy is Edge to Center, available at Book View Café. Marian Halcombe, a series of eleven neo-Victorian thrillers appeared in 2021.  Her complete bibliography is up on her web page, brendaclough.net

The American Bookbinders Museum‘s entrance is located at 355 Clementina Alley, between 4th and 5th Street, between Howard and Folsom.  The nearest BART station is Powell and Market.  Street parking is free on Sundays (check the meter for hours!), and there are several garages in the area as well – further directions and transit options are available here on the ABM website.

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