“The very first Naked City event will be the evening Readercon begins and will take place in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I hope some of you can make it. I’m hoping to set something up in New York during the summer or fall.
Naked City: Urban Fantasy stories edited by Ellen Datlow
Readings/signing hosted by Ellen Datlow at
Porter Square Books
Porter Square Cambridge
25 White St, Cambridge, MA
Thursday 7pm, July 14th
Matthew Kressel’s fiction has or will soon appear in Clarkesworld Magazine, Interzone, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Electric Velocipede, Apex Magazine, GUD Magazine, and the anthologies The People of the Book, After, and Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories, as well as other markets. He runs Senses Five Press, which publishes the magazine Sybil’s Garage and published the World Fantasy Award-winning Paper Cities, An Anthology of Urban Fantasy.
Kit Reed is the author of The Baby Merchant, Dogs of Truth, and Thinner Than Thou. Her short novel Little Sisters of the Apocalypse, and the collection, Weird Women, Wired Women were both finalists for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award. Her most recent novel, Enclave, appeared in 2009. Her short fiction has been published in various anthologies, and magazines. Her short story collection, What Wolves Know, was recently published.
Caitlín R. Kiernan
Caitlín R. Kiernan is the author of several novels, including Low Red Moon, Daughter of Hounds, and The Red Tree, which was nominated for both the Shirley Jackson and World Fantasy awards. Her latest novel, The Drowning Girl: A Memoir, will be released by Penguin in 2012. Since 2000, her shorter tales of the weird, fantastic, and macabre have been collected in Tales of Pain and Wonder; From Weird and Distant Shores; To Charles Fort, With Love; Alabaster; A is for Alien; and The Ammonite Violin & Others.
Jeffrey Ford is the author of the novels The Physiognomy, Memoranda, The Beyond, The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque, The Girl in the Glass, and The Shadow Year. His short fiction has been published in three collections. His fiction has won The World Fantasy Award, The Nebula Award, The Edgar Allan Poe Award, and Gran Prix de l’Imaginaire.
Ellen Kushner‘s first novel, Swordspoint, was hailed as the progenitor of the “Mannerpunk” or “fantasy of manners” style. Its eventual sequel, The Privilege of the Sword, won the Locus Award, and was a Nebula nominee and a Tiptree Honor book. A third novel set in the same unnamed city, The Fall of the Kings, was co-written with Delia Sherman. She is also the author of Thomas the Rhymer, winner of the Mythopoeic Award and the World Fantasy Award, and many short stories
John Crowley is the recipient of three World Fantasy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award), the Premio Flaianno “Superprize,” and an Award in Literature of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Prominent in his ouevre are the novel Little, Big and the four-volume Aegypt series (1987 – 2007). Other works include The Translator and Lord Byron’s Novel: The Evening Land. His most recent novel, Four Freedoms was published in 2009.”