Kelly Link is the author of three collections of short stories, Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, and Pretty Monsters. Her short stories have won three Nebulas, a Hugo, and a World Fantasy Award. She was born in Miami, Florida, and once won a free trip around the world by answering the question “Why do you want to go around the world?” (“Because you can’t go through it.”)
Link and her family live in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she and her husband, Gavin J. Grant, run Small Beer Press, and play ping-pong. In 1996 they started the occasional zine Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet.
Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards. He is the author of eleven previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Fifty Degrees Below, Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt, and Antarctica–for which he was sent to the Antarctic by the U.S. National Science Foundation as part of their Antarctic Artists and Writers’ Program. He lives in Davis, California.
Karen Joy Fowler is the author of six novels and three short story collections. The Jane Austen Book Clubspent thirteen weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list and was a New York Times Notable Book. Fowler’s previous novel, Sister Noon, was a finalist for the 2001 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. Her debut novel, Sarah Canary, was a New York Times Notable Book, as was her second novel, The Sweetheart Season. Fowler’s short story collection Black Glass won the World Fantasy Award in 1999, and her collection What I Didn’t See won the World Fantasy Award in 2011. Her most recent novel, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, has been short-listed for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. Fowler and her husband, who have two grown children and five grandchildren, live in Santa Cruz, California.
Fall 2014 Living Writers Series:
October 9: Ariel Gore
October 23: Andrew Lam, Kate Gale
October 30: Tobias Wolff
November 6: Helene Wecker
November 13: ASL Performer Patrick Graybill, Interpreter Aaron Brace
November 20: Kelly Link, Kim Stanley Robinson, Karen Joy Fowler
December 4: Katie Crouch
December 11: Student Reading
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