Join us on July 31 at Porter Square Books in Cambridge (Porter Square), when our guests will be John Chu and James Patrick Kelly.

Photograph of John ChuJohn Chu is a microprocessor architect by day, a writer, translator, and podcast narrator by night. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming at Boston Review, Uncanny, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, and Tor.com among other venues. His translations have been published or is forthcoming at ClarkesworldThe Big Book of SF and other venues. His story “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere” won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.


Photograph of James Patrick KellyJames Patrick Kelly has won the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards; his fiction has been translated into twenty-one languages.  His most recent book is the 2018 story collection  The Promise of Space from Prime Books.  His most recent novel was Mother Go, published in 2017 as an Audible original audiobook on Audible.com. He writes a column on the internet for Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine and is on the faculty of the Stonecoast Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine. Find him on the web at www.jimkelly.net.

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A flyer for the July event is here: SpecBos_July2018.pdf