Langan, Kaufmann at NYRSF Readings 11/4

Halloween stretches all the way til November 4 at the New York Review of Science Fiction Readings, when curator Amy Goldschlager will present two accomplished horror writers.

Nicholas Kaufmann, past nominee for the Bram Stoker Award, Shirley Jackson Award, and Thriller Award, is the author of General Slocum’s Gold, Chasing the Dragon, Hunt at World’s End, Still Life: Nine Stories, Dying is My Business, and Die and Stay Dead.

John Langan is the author of two collections, The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies (2013) and Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters (2008), and a novel, House of Windows (2009). His recent fiction has appeared in Ellen Datlow’s Fearful Symmetries (2014) and Ross Lockhart and Justin Steele’s Children of Old Leech (2014).

The NYRSF Readings take place at The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art / Gallery LaLa 138 Sullivan Street (between Houston & Prince St.) in New York. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., event begins at 7:00 p.m.

The full press release follows the jump.

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 The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings presents
John Langan
Nicholas Kaufmann
guest curator Amy Goldschlager

Tuesday, November 4th — doors open 6:30 p.m.
$7 suggested donation
SGDA / Gallery La La
(address and links below)

This month’s guest curator and host, Amy Goldschlager, bring us two wonderful writers to keep the chills going after All Hallow’s.

Nicholas Kaufmann is the Bram Stoker Award-, Shirley Jackson Award-, and Thriller Award-nominated author of General Slocum’s Gold, Chasing the Dragon, Hunt at World’s End, Still Life: Nine Stories, Dying is My Business, and Die and Stay Dead. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. Visit him on the web at nicholaskaufmann.com.

John Langan‘s most recent collection of fiction, The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies, was published by Hippocampus Press in 2013.  He is the author of a previous collection, Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters (Prime 2008), and a novel, House of Windows (Night Shade 2009).  With Paul Tremblay, he co-edited Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters (Prime 2011).  His recent fiction has appeared in venues including Ellen Datlow’s Fearful Symmetries (ChiZine 2014) and Ross Lockhart and Justin Steele’s Children of Old Leech (Word Horde 2014).  He teaches courses in creative writing and the Gothic tradition at SUNY New Paltz.  He lives in the Hudson Valley with his wife, younger son, and more animals than he has time to name.

Amy Goldschlager writes the audiobook column for Locus. She has also written audiobook reviews for Publishers Weekly and AudioFile magazine, and has contributed genre fiction reviews and features to Kirkus, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and ComicMix. She lives physically in New York City and virtually at www.amygoldschlager.com.

The New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series provides performances from some of the best writers in science fiction, fantasy, speculative fiction, etc. The series usually takes place the first Tuesday of every month, but maintains flexibility in time and space, so be sure to stay in touch through the mailing list, the Web, and Facebook.

We will have cider and cheese as always, and a raffle for donors of $1 or more. After the event, please join us as we treat our readers for dinner and drinks nearby.

Jim Freund is Producer and Executive Curator of The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings. He has been involved in producing radio programs of and about literary sf/f since 1967. His long-running live radio program, ”Hour of the Wolf,” broadcasts and streams every Wednesday night/Thursday morning from 1:30-3:00 AM. Programs are available by stream for 2 weeks after broadcast. (Check http://hourwolf.com/, follow @JimFreund, or join the Hour of the Wolf group on Facebook for details.) In addition, Jim is Podcast Editor and Host for the Hugo Award-winning Lightspeed Magazine.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 4th Doors open at 6:30 — event begins at 7 PM

WHERE: The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art / Gallery LaLa 138 Sullivan Street (between Houston & Prince St.) http://maps.google.com/maps?q=138+Sullivan+St.+New+York+NY+10012

HOW: By Subway 6, C, E to Spring St.; A, B D or F to West 4th; 1 train to Houston St; or R, W to Prince St. There are many convenient bus lines that come within a couple of blocks of the gallery. Use the link above for an interactive transit map.

LINKS: http://hourwolf.com/nyrsfhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/NYRSF.Readings

2 thoughts on “Langan, Kaufmann at NYRSF Readings 11/4

  1. In its first two words, the headline manages to misspell BOTH authors’ names. (I expect to be at the reading.)

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