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Margaret Killjoy & Robert Evans @ Powell’s (In-Person Event)
September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
On Friday, September 23rd at 7pm, join authors Margaret Killjoy and Robert Evans for an in-person event at Powell’s City of Books to celebrate the release of her short story collection We Won’t Be Here Tomorrow: And Other Stories.
RSVP not required.
Spaceships, man-eating mermaids, swords, demons, ghouls, thieves, hitchhikers, and life in the margins.
Margaret Killjoy’s stories have appeared for years in science fiction and fantasy magazines both major and indie. Here, we have collected the best previously published work along with brand new material. Ranging in theme and tone, these imaginative tales bring the reader on a wild and moving ride. They’ll encounter a hacker who programs drones to troll CEOs into quitting; a group of LARPers who decide to live as orcs in the burned forests of Oregon; queer, teen love in a death cult; the terraforming of a climate-changed Earth; polyamorous love on an anarchist tea farm during the apocalypse; and much more. Killjoy writes fearless, mind-expanding fiction.
Margaret Killjoy is a transfeminine author born and raised in Maryland who was spent her adult life traveling with no fixed home. A 2015 graduate of Clarion West, Margaret’s short fiction has been published by Tor.com, Strange Horizons, Vice’s Terraform, and Fireside Fiction, amongst others. She is the author of A Country of Ghosts, The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion, and The Barrow Will Send What it May. She is also the host of the podcast Live Like the World is Dying and Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff on iHeartRadio.
Robert Evans, the author of A Brief History of Vice and After the Revolution, has had an eclectic career as an investigative journalist reporting from war zones in Iraq, Syria, and Ukraine, and reporting on domestic radicalism in the US. He hosts the podcasts Behind the Bastards and It Could Happen Here for iHeartRadio, is a writer for the humor website Cracked, and an investigative journalist for Bellingcat. He resides in Portland, OR.
- September 23
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
- Event Category:
- AK Press Authors
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- author event, event, events, in-person author event, Killjoy, margaret killjoy, OR, oregon, Portland, powell's, powell's city of books, short story collection, speculative fiction
- Powell’s City of Books