N. K. Jemisin and Ekaterina Sedia will feature at The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings on June 5, with K. Tempest Bradford as Guest Curator. There will also be a sneak preview of an OOB production of The Lathe of Heaven.
N. K. Jemisin is a past Hugo and Nebula nominee, and winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel. Her latest novel, The Shadowed Sun, will be published in June 2012 from Orbit Books.
Ekaterina Sedia resides in the Pinelands of New Jersey. Her critically acclaimed novels, The Secret History of Moscow, The Alchemy of Stone, The House of Discarded Dreams and Heart of Iron were published by Prime Books. Her short stories have been sold to Analog, Baen’s Universe, Subterranean and Clarkesworld, as well as numerous anthologies, including Haunted Legends and Magic in the Mirrorstone. She is also the editor of Paper Cities (World Fantasy Award winner), Running with the Pack and Bewere the Night, as well as the forthcoming Bloody Fabulous and Wilful Impropriety.
Speaking of the “shadowed sun,” the NYRSF Readings begin at 6:30 p.m. which puts it opposite that most rare of astronomical events, a Transit of Venus, visible in New York from 6:04 p.m. until around sunset at 8:24 p.m. Will that be a conflict for anyone? I guess not for anyone who can access the internet with a phone…
The full press release follows the jump.