The Hobart Building, 582 Market Street at Montgomery
San Francisco, California 94104


Presented by Tachyon Publications
A FREE monthly SF/F author event
SF IN SF - Science Fiction. San Francisco. A Perfect Fit.



plus special guest!


Lounge and cash bar open at 6:00 PM
7:00 PM readings

Each author will read a selection from their work followed by Q&A from the audience, moderated by author Terry Bisson. Authors will schmooze and sign books afterwards in the lounge. Books will be available for sale during event

GEOFF RYMAN is a writer of science fiction, fantasy and slipstream fiction. Currently lecturing in Creative Writing at the Univ. of Manchester, his most recent novel, "The King's Last Song," is set in Cambodia, both at the time of the Angkorean emperor Jayavarman VII, and at the present time. He has intrigued and fascinated readers with his previous book, "Air,"(Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Novel, 2006) and many other fine works including "Was," "The Unconquered Country" (World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novella 1985) "The Child Garden," (John C. Campbell Award Winner for Best Novel 1990) and "The Warrior Who Carried Life." We are more than delighted to welcome him here at SF in SF all the way from England. He is one of the featured Guests of Honor of the upcoming 2009 Wiscon Science Fiction Convention.

ELLEN KLAGES is a science fiction writer and poker player who lives in San Francisco. Her novelette "Basement Magic" won the 2005 Nebula Award for Best Novelette. She had previously been nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell awards. Her first (non-genre) novel, The Green Glass Sea, was published by Viking Children's Books in 2006. It won the 2007 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction. Portable Childhoods, a collection of her short fiction published by Tachyon Publications, was named a 2008 World Fantasy Award Finalist. White Sands, Red Menace, the sequel to The Green Glass Sea, was published in October. She also serves on the motherboard for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and carries on merrily every year as the auctioneer at Wiscon. She is also one of the featured Guests of Honor of the upcoming 2009 Wiscon Science Fiction Convention.

And special guest!

Seating is limited - first come, first seated.

The Variety Preview Room
The Hobart Building, 1st Floor
582 Market St. @ Montgomery & 2nd, by Montgomery St. MUNI/BART
Entrance to the Hobart Bldg. is between Citibank and Quiznos

PLEASE TAKE MUNI OR BART! Drive to an outlying BART Station and take BART into the City - The Montgomery St. exit is steps away from our front door. Parking sucks in the area.

Books for sale at event courtesy of Borderlands Books - check them out at

Come early and hang out in the lounge!
Bar proceeds benefit Variety Childrens’ Charity of Northern California

Phone (night of event)- 415-572-1015
questions? Email [email protected]

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Added by SFinSFEvents on May 12, 2008