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Living Writers Series: Rachel Swirsky and Sina Grace
January 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
Fantasy Writer Rachel Swirsky has published over fifty short stories in venues including The New Haven Review, Tor.com and Clarkesworld Magazine. Her speculative fiction has been nominated for most of the genre’s major awards, including the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award, and in 2010, she won the Nebula Award for her novella “The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers Beneath the Queen’s Window.” She holds a master’s degree in fiction from the Iowa Writing Workshop at the University of Iowa. Her second collection, HOW THE WORLD BECAME QUIET: MYTHS OF THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE, came out from Subterranean Press at the end of September.
Sina Grace is the author and illustrator of the indie mini-series Books with Pictures, the neo-noirCedric Hollows in Dial M for Magic, and the autobiographical one-shot, Self-Obsessed. Not My Bag, which recounts a story of retail hell, is his new book from Image Comics. He lives in Los Angeles, where he can be found in coffee shops working on his revenge video game-kickback, Burn the Orphanage.