172 Allen Street (between Stanton and Rivington)
New York City, New York

It's the long-awaited New York book tour for 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 !

Here are the details for our NY appearances:

*January 16, 2007 @ 7:30*
Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St., New York
w/ Wendy Seltzer

*January 18, 2007 @ 7 PM
*Drunken! Careening! Writers
The KGB Bar
85 West 4th. St., NYC 10003

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://www.shessuchageek.com

Added by charlieanders on January 12, 2007

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