261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, California 94133

Come hear readings from the newly-published anthology "She's Such a
Geek," edited by Annalee Newitz and Charlie Anders. The book is a
collection of first-person stories by women working in tech, science,
game design, and other male-dominated "geeky" fields like tech law and
even comic book writing. Bring a friend! Pass it on! Check out our
blog at http://www.shessuchageek.com!

Here are the details for our Bay Area appearances:

January 25, 2007 @ 7 PM
City Lights Books
261 Columbus Ave., San Francisco
w/ Quinn Norton, Devin Grayson, Michelle Villanueva, Morgan Romine, Thida Cornes

February 1, 2007 @ 7 PM
Modern Times Book Store
888 Valencia St., San Francisco
w/ Jenn Shreve, Ellen Spertus, Corie Ralston, Kristin Abkemeier and Jessica Dickinson Goodman

Raves for the book:

New York Times Technology reporter Katie Hafner called the book
"exhilerating, hilarious, inspiring and infuriating." Xeni Jardin from
BoingBoing says she takes "great joy in the she-nerd spirit evident
throughout this book." Kim Stanley Robinson calls the book "sharp,
interesting, and funny." And Ladies Home Journal listed it in the "our
favorites" list for December 2006.

About Annalee Newitz:

Annalee Newitz is a writer who covers the collisions between technology and
media, culture and science. She is a contributing editor at Wired, and
writes the nationally-syndicated column Techsploitation. You can also find
her writing in Popular Science, New Scientist, and The Believer. She is the
author of Pretend We're Dead, a political analysis of monster movies, and
Vice President of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.

About Charlie Anders:

Charlie Anders is the author of Choir Boy (Soft Skull Press 2005) which won
a Lambda Literary Award. She publishes other magazine and organizes
the award-winning Writers With Drinks reading series. Her writing has
appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Salon.com, the San Francisco
Chronicle, McSweeney's.net, Pindeldyboz.com, ZYZZYVA and many other
magazines and anthologies.

Official Website: http://shessuchageek.com

Added by charlieanders on January 23, 2007