Non-Academic Events

Past Events

Worldcon 75 in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland

I will be attending the 2017 Worldcon!  I expect to have a “Sassafrass: Trickster & King” concert with Lauren Schiller, as well as panels.

9 Aug

Reception Histories of the Future

Uppsala University, Sweden

Conference on Byzantinisms, Speculative Fiction, and the Literary Heritage of Medieval Empire, organized by the joint Paris-Uppsala Text and Narrative in Byzantium Collaborative Research Network

4 Aug

Guest at Balticon

202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Always excited to return to my childhood home convention of Balticon, this time for writing panels and a Sassafrass concert!

25 May

Guest of Honor at Penguicon

1500 Town Center Southfield, MI. 48075

Penguicon is an”Open Source” Science Fiction Convention full of amazing creators & copyright activists. Looking forward to discussing my project on the history of censorship and information control!

28 Apr

Launch Event for “Seven Surrenders”

57th Street Books, Hyde Park, Chicago — 6:00 PM

A public launch celebration for “Seven Surrenders” featuring a dialog between myself and the excellent scholar/critic David M. Perry, hosted at 57th Street Books in Hyde Park, here in Chicago.

7 Mar

Neighborhoods of the World Italian Festival

Navy Pier, Chicago — 12:00 to 2 PM

I will do a hands-on presentation on the history of printing at the Italy festival on Chicago’s Navy Pier, featuring real examples of antique books and manuscripts that you can touch […]

5 Mar

Boskone 2017

Westin Waterfront Hotel, Boston

Boskone 2017 in Boston, including a half-hour “Sassafrass: Trickster & King” concert with Lauren Schiller, and panels including “Why Libraries are (Still) Important,” “Poetry and Performance,” “Words Have More Than […]

17 Feb

Pandemonium Books Tor Author Event

Pandemonium Books, 4 Pleasant St, Cambridge, MA 02139 — 6 PM

Massive multi-author Tor event at Pandemonium Books in Cambridge MA, featuring myself, Scott Lynch, Elizabeth Bear, Max Gladstone, Charlie Stross, Fran Wilde, and Jo Walton. We’re going to play a group […]

16 Feb

Reading and Conversation with Jo Walton and Ada Palmer

Powell's Books (Portland) —

Part of Jo Walton’s book tour for the release of My Real Children, featuring a reading by Jo, a conversation about the book between Jo and Ada, and music by Ada. See […]

17 Aug

Jo Walton Reading with Singing

Seminary Co-op Bookstore (Chicago) —

A reading from Jo Walton’s Thessaly series, with singing by Ada Palmer. See details.

16 Mar