Non-Academic Events

Worldcon 75 in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland Get Directions

I will be attending the 2017 Worldcon!  I expect to have a “Sassafrass: Trickster & King” concert with Lauren Schiller, as well as panels.

9 Aug

Reception Histories of the Future

Uppsala University, Sweden Get Directions

Conference on Byzantinisms, Speculative Fiction, and the Literary Heritage of Medieval Empire, organized by the joint Paris-Uppsala Text and Narrative in Byzantium Collaborative Research Network

4 Aug

Guest at Balticon

202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 Get Directions

Always excited to return to my childhood home convention of Balticon, this time for writing panels and a Sassafrass concert!

25 May

Guest of Honor at Penguicon

1500 Town Center Southfield, MI. 48075 Get Directions

Penguicon is an”Open Source” Science Fiction Convention full of amazing creators & copyright activists. Looking forward to discussing my project on the history of censorship and information control!

28 Apr

Past Events

Launch Event for “Seven Surrenders”

57th Street Books, Hyde Park, Chicago — 6:00 PM

A public launch celebration for “Seven Surrenders” featuring a dialog between myself and the excellent scholar/critic David M. Perry, hosted at 57th Street Books in Hyde Park, here in Chicago.

7 Mar

Neighborhoods of the World Italian Festival

Navy Pier, Chicago — 12:00 to 2 PM

I will do a hands-on presentation on the history of printing at the Italy festival on Chicago’s Navy Pier, featuring real examples of antique books and manuscripts that you can touch […]

5 Mar

Boskone 2017

Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston

Boskone 2017 in Boston, including a half-hour “Sassafrass: Trickster & King” concert with Lauren Schiller, and panels including “Why Libraries are (Still) Important,” “Poetry and Performance,” “Words Have More Than […]

17 Feb

Pandemonium Books Tor Author Event

Pandemonium Books, 4 Pleasant St, Cambridge, MA 02139 — 6 PM

Massive multi-author Tor event at Pandemonium Books in Cambridge MA, featuring myself, Scott Lynch, Elizabeth Bear, Max Gladstone, Charlie Stross, Fran Wilde, and Jo Walton. We’re going to play a group […]

16 Feb