Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Sci-fi reading at Wayward Coffeehouse

Seattle Browncoat hangout Wayward Coffeehouse, 8570 Greenwood Ave. N, hosts a sci-fi/fantasy reading 8-10 p.m., Sat., May 16 featuring authors Kij Johnson, Lancer Kind and Tim McDaniel.

Johnson is the author of
"26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss," (Asimov's, July 2008), a short story nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards this year, and the novels Fudoki (Tor, 2003) and The Fox Woman (Tor, 2000).

Kind's work appears in anthologies including
Ruins Terra (Hadley Rille, 2007) and Speculative Realms. He's also reading with writer Camille Alexa, 6:30 p.m., Fri., May 1 at Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park and noon, Sat., May 2 at Flying Saucer Pizza in Redmond.

McDaniel's stories have appeared in
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Chimeraworld, Asimov's Science Fiction, A Thousand Faces, Afterburn SF, and Dark Recesses.

Wayward Coffeehouse, a self-proclaimed "Haven for sci-fi geeks of any fandom," also has First Friday Sci-fi Film Nights and filks. Check out the calendar here.

Upcoming events include:
Time Bandits, 9 p.m., Fri., May 1
Jazz in the Corner, 8-10 p.m., Sat., May 2
The Canote Brothers, vintage folk and jazz, 8-10 p.m., Fri., May 8 (presented by the Pacific Northwest Folklore Society)
Pint & Dale,
Celtic folk and sea shanteys, 8-10 p.m., Sat., May 9
David Guilbault, folk music, 8-10 p.m., Fri., May 15

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