ATTN NEW YORK: NEW *MASSIVE* SHRIEK MOVIE EVENT
Tor's own Liz Gorinsky has great news for all Jeff VanderMeer fans residing in or planning to visit New York:
FROM UNDERGROUND: A night of strange and varied entertainments centered around Jeff VanderMeer's novel Shriek: An Afterword. August 20, 2006, 7-11 p.m. at Galapagos Art Space [70 North 6th Street between Kent and Wythe, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718 782-5188). Subway: L to Bedford Ave]. $7.
In honor of the release of Jeff VanderMeer's groundbreaking, mind-bending novel Shriek: An Afterword... a multidisciplinary event centered around the Brooklyn debut of "Shriek: The Movie," a short film based on the novel of the same name, directed by Juha Lindroos and with an original soundtrack by legendary art-rock band The Church. Before and after the screening, a full slate of fantastical acts including readings by Catherynne M. Valente, Ellen Kushner, and Scott Westerfeld; burlesque by Jo Boobs and Bambi the Mermaid; rap by Schäffer The Darklord; and visual art by Hawk Alfredson. MCed by ¡Jeff! the Clown, with interstitial soundscapes by Nick Lesley.
Also, a reminder that Shriek: An Afterword is officially on sale in the United States as of today. Grab yourself a copy of the book now!