SF in SF with Fran Wilde and Henry Lien

June 26th, 2023

Doors open 6pm; Event begins 6:30pm

355 Clementina Street San Francisco, CA 94103

Tickets: $10 at the door


Bookshop West Portal is pleased to support SF in SF (Science Fiction in San Francisco). We will be selling books for an evening of conversation with Fran Wilde and Henry Lien at the American Bookbinders Museum


FRAN WILDE's novels and short stories have been finalists for six Nebula Awards, a World Fantasy Award, four Hugo Awards, three Locus Awards, and a Lodestar. They include her Nebula- and Compton Crook Award-winning debut novel Updraft, and her Nebula award-winning, Best of NPR 2019, debut Middle Grade novel Riverland. Her short stories appear in Asimov's Science Fiction, Tor.com, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Shimmer, Nature, Uncanny Magazine, and multiple years' best anthologies.

Fran teaches for the Genre Fiction MFA concentration at Western Colorado University and the Writing for Children and Young Adults MFA at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She also writes nonfiction for publications including The Washington PostThe New York Times, and Tor.com. You can find her on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and at franwilde.net.

HENRY LIEN is a 2012 graduate of Clarion West, and his short fiction has appeared in publications like Asimov's, earning several Nebula Award nominations. Born in Taiwan, Henry currently lives in Hollywood, California. He is the author of Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword.

Doors open at 6:00 pm; event begins at 6:30 pm. Admission is $10 (no one is turned away for lack of funds). Cash bar from 6:00 until the Q&A begins (21+, beer/wine/whiskey/sodas). All proceeds benefit the American Bookbinders Museum.

Event date: 
Sunday, June 25, 2023 - 6:30pm
The Book of Gems (The Gem Universe #3) By Fran Wilde Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250196569
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Published: Tordotcom - June 20th, 2023