Wednesday, June 13, 2007

At the Locus Awards & a MYTHS signing

Myths for the Modern Age: Philip José Farmer's Wold Newton Universe is a 2007 Locus Award Finalist in the Non-Fiction Category. Myths contributor Christopher Paul Carey and I will be attending the Award Ceremony this coming weekend in Seattle, and taking in the festivities at Science Fiction Museum 2007 Hall of Fame Awards Weekend.

Friday, June 15, 2007
8:00 to 11:00 pm: Costume party and exhibition preview of Out of this World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television at Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame. This event is open to EMP/SFM members and to attendees of the Locus Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Saturday, June 16, 2007
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: “Thinking about Humanity” Panel with Connie Willis, Gardner Dozois, and Nancy Kress, moderated by Eileen Gunn at the Courtyard Marriott.

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.: “Thinking about the World” Panel with Vernor Vinge, Greg Bear, and Neal Stephenson, moderated by Charles N. Brown at the Courtyard Marriott.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm: Locus Awards Banquet at the Courtyard Marriott with emcee Connie Willis, who will present the awards and judge the traditional Hawaiian shirt contest.

3:00 to 3:30 p.m.: Book signing with Gene Wolfe, Connie Willis, John Picacio (of Myths cover art fame), and others at the Courtyard Marriott.

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.: 2007 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honoring Gene Wolfe, Ed Emshwiller, Ridley Scott and Gene Roddenberry.

Chris Carey and I will be at the Book Signing at the Courtyard Marriott from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m., so if you're in the Seattle area, please drop by, we'd love to see you and mark up your copy of Myths -- or sell you a new one. ;-)

Best of luck also to John Picacio and Mark Finn, who also have MonkeyBrain-published books in the running, and of course Subterranean's The Best of Philip José Farmer.



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