Kay Kenyon and Nancy Kress
At the Table of Wolves and Tomorrow's Kin (SAGA PRESS) (TOR)
Wednesday • July 12 • 7pm
U District store
Reading & Book Signing
Step into a different world with two fantastic science fiction writers.
Veteran science fiction and fantasy author Kay Kenyon takes us into an absorbing alternate vision of 1936 where paranormal abilities have slowly seeped into the world in At the Table of Wolves. Kim Tavistock, a journalist with a talent for drawing out hidden truths, is recruited to expose a suspected German spythe man who heads England's ultra-secret research facility for weaponizing psychic abilities.
Nancy Kress introduces us to the series opener for her exciting new SF trilogy based on Nebula Award-winning Yesterday's Kin. In Tomorrow's Kin, aliens have arrived on Earth and they will only speak with the United Nations. Dr. Marianne Jenner, a scientist working with the human genome, receives an invitation to visit the alien Embassy. A truth is about to be revealed and Earth's most elite scientists have 10 months to prevent a disasterand not everyone is willing to wait.
Kay Kenyon is the author of over a dozen science fiction and fantasy novels. Her science fiction books include The Entire and The Rose quartet, Maximum Ice and The Seeds of Time. Her fantasy novels are A Thousand Perfect Things, Queen of the Deep and, coming in July 2017, At the Table of Wolves. Her novels have been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award, the Endeavour Award, the John W. Campbell Award and have been twice nominated for the American Library Association Reading List Awards. Her short fiction has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines as well as several best of the year collections. She and her husband split their time between Wenatchee and Southern California, both desert environments, which she claims is the best environment for story ideas.
Nancy Kress is the author of 33 books, including 26 novels, four collections of short stories, and three books on writing. Her work has won six Nebulas, two Hugos, a Sturgeon, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Her most recent works are the Nebula-winning novella Yesterday's Kin (Tachyon, 2014) and The Best of Nancy Kress (Subterranean, 2015). Forthcoming in 2017 is Tomorrow's Kin (Tor), the first novel of a trilogy based on Yesterday's Kin and extending its universe for several generations. Kress's work has been translated into Swedish, Danish, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Polish, Croatian, Chinese, Lithuanian, Romanian, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Russian, and Klingon, none of which she can read. In addition to writing, Kress often teaches at various venues around the country and abroad; in 2008 she was the Picador visiting lecturer at the University of Leipzig. Kress lives in Seattle with her husband, writer Jack Skillingstead, and Cosette, the world's most spoiled toy poodle.