On Thursday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. CHARLIE JANE ANDERS and BRYAN THAO WORRA read from their respective works.
CHARLIE JANE ANDERS is the author of the Nebula-Award-winning novel All the Birds in the Sky (2016) and the collection Six Months, Three Days, Five Others (2017). She’s the organizer of the “Writers with Drinks” reading series, and she was a founding editor of io9, a website about science fiction, science, and futurism, and co-founder of Other magazine, a magazine of pop culture and politics for the new outcasts. Her stories have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction. The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Tor.com, Lightspeed, Tinhouse, ZYZZYVA, and several anthologies; and five chapbooks. She is a recipient of the Lambda Literary and Locus awards. Her novelette, Six Months, Three Days, won a 2017 Hugo Award.
BRYAN THAO WORRA is the President of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA), an international literary organization celebrating the poetry of the imaginative and the fantastic. A Lao American writer, he holds over 20 awards for his work, including an NEA Fellowship in Libraries, and was chosen as a Cultural Olympian representing Laos during the 2012 London Summer Games. His books include The Tik-Tock Diaries: Our Dinner with Cluster Bombs, On the Other Side of the Eye, Winter Ink, Barrow, Demonstra, Tanon Sai Jai, and the e-book Touching Detonations. His work appears internationally, including in Australia, Canada, Scotland, Germany, France, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea, and Pakistan.