Tuesday, November 15th • doors open 6:30 p.m.
$7 suggested donation
The Brooklyn Commons
(address, map, and links below)
It's the time of year when many folks travel, and we're taking advantage of this to bring you two spectacular writers who are coming into town to take a seasonal bite of the Big Apple. One graced us with a wonderful performance last April for the Clockwork Phoenix 5 launch, and the other is a favorite writer who we've long admired and are pleased to present here for the first time. (Thanks go out to Ellen Datlow for directing Kij to us.)
Sonya Taaffe reads dead languages for fun, edits living poets for Strange Horizons, and once named a Kuiper Belt object. Her most recently collected fiction and poetry can be found in Ghost Signs (Aqueduct Press). She lives in Somerville with her husband and two cats.
The Cafe has excellent food, a coffee bar, beer and wine. The Jenna freebie table will offer books and goodies, as will the raffle for any who donate.
After the event, please join us as we treat our readers for dinner and drinks at the cafe.
Jim Freund is Producer and Executive Curator of The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings. He has been involved in producing radio programs of and about literary sf/f since 1967. His long-running live radio program, “Hour of the Wolf,” broadcasts and streams (most) every Wednesday night/Thursday morning from 1:30-3:00 AM. Programs are available by stream for two months after broadcast. (Check http://hourwolf.com, or join the Hour of the Wolf group on Facebook for details.) An audiobook collection of 15 hours of his interviews, Chatting Science Fiction, is now available for download at iTunes and Audible.com, as well as a 13-CD set from Amazon.com and Downpour.com. In addition, Jim is Podcast Host and Post-Production Editor for the twice-consecutive Hugo Award-winning Lightspeed Magazine.
The Brooklyn Commons Cafe at 388 Atlantic Avenue is an open and collaborative movement building space, only minutes away from the Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Atlantic Avenue subway stops in downtown Brooklyn. The Commons provides resources to the progressive community including affordable office and meeting spaces as well as an event venue that can host anything from parties and benefits to forums, performances, films and workshops. If you are interested in meeting or event space, please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.---
The Brooklyn Commons Cafe
388 Atlantic Avenue (between Hoyt & Bond St.)
Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway stop (A,C,G); Nevins St. (2,3,4,5); and the Barclay Center (B,D,N,R,Q,2,3,4,5, and LIRR). Try the interactive map above.
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