Native Tongue Author Panel: The Legacy of Suzette Haden Elgin
Where: Books Are Magic
225 Smith St.
718-246-2665 Price: Free
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Join us for a panel in celebration of late author Suzette Haden Elgin’s upcoming release Native Tongue, featuring a discussion of her legacy and feminist science fiction with authors Jennifer Marie Brissett, Bethany C. Morrow, Rebecca Romney, and Eliza Cushman Rose as moderator.
Jennifer Marie Brissett is the author of the novels ELYSIUM (2014) and ELEUSIS (forthcoming 2020), and is currently working on ERINYES, the third and final novel of the series. Her work has been the finalist for a number of awards, and won the Philip K. Dick Special Citation. Her short stories can be found in FIYAH Magazine, Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, Lightspeed Magazine, Motherboard Vice (Terraform), Uncanny Magazine, The Future Fire, the anthology APB: Artists against Police Brutality, and other publications. She is currently based in New York City, and teaches in the online MFA program in Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University.
Bethany C Morrow is an author of speculative literary fiction, and a recovering expatriate. A California native, she has lived in Bangor (Wales, UK), Montreal (Quebec, Canada), and now resides just over the border in the US northeast. She is the author of Mem: A Novel and editor of the young adult anthology Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance, as well as author of the forthcoming YA book The Sound & The Stone.
Rebecca Romney is a rare book dealer and author. In 2017, she published Printer’s Error, a subversive history of printed books. She appears regularly as a rare book specialist on the HISTORY Channel. She is the co-founder of the Honey & Wax Prize, a book collecting award for young women. Now settled in Washington DC, she is the co-founder of the rare book firm Type Punch Matrix.
Eliza Cushman Rose teaches in the German & Slavic Department at UNC Chapel Hill, where her research explores science fiction from East and Central Europe. Her translations of Polish academic and art writing have been published widely. As an author of science fiction, she has attended the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, and her stories can be found in Interzone (UK), the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (US), and Galaxies SF (FR).Buy tickets/get more info now