Author Archives: johnlodder

Bonus ChiCon Fringe Book Group

Wednesday, August 10 at 7:30 pm via Zoom

A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine

Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81170783523?pwd=WklHV3JLRlJSNjd3NG1BbVhraXVqZz09

ChiCon Fringe calendar:
https://chicon.org/home/whats-happening/chicon-fringe/

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May 2022 Book Group

Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30 pm via Zoom

Stories from Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora ed. by Sheree Renée Thomas, and an SRT short story:

Plus bonus story:

  • “The Evening, the Morning, and the Night” by Octavia E. Butler

Or read the whole darn thing!

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December 2021 Book Group

Wednesday, December 8 at 7:30 pm via Zoom

Stories from The Best of World SF: Volume 1 ed. by Lavie Tidhar:

  • “Immersion” by Aliette Bodard
  • “Fandom For Robots” by Vina Jie-Min Prasad
  • “The Emptiness in the Heart of Things” by Fabio Fernandes
  • “The Sun from Both Sides” by R.S.A. Garcia
  • “The Bank of Burkina Faso” by Ekaterina Sedia
  • “The Old Man with the Third Hand” by Kofi Nyameye

Plus bonus stories:

  • “The Last Voyage of Skidbladnir” by Karin Tidbeck
  • “If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again” by Zen Cho

Or read the whole darn thing!

No dinner meeting.

Reminder: we’ll be picking books for the next six months, so come with suggestions!

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