Tuesday, August 08, 2006


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.

More information.

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!


At 12:46 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

jesus christ!!! liz--you've outdone yourself! and scott, ellen, and cat! that's amazing!!!!
now i just wish i could be there!


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