A PEOPLE'S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES:Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers
Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
An evening of reading and discussion with contributors Charlie Jane Anders and Gabby Rivera
celebrating the release of
A PEOPLE'S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers
edited by Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams
Published by One World
A glittering landscape of twenty-five speculative stories that challenge oppression and imagine new futures for America—from N. K. Jemisin, Charles Yu, Jamie Ford, G. Willow Wilson, Charlie Jane Anders, Hugh Howey, and more.
They also asked that the stories be badass.
The result is this extraordinary collection of twenty-five tales that blend the dark and the light, the dystopian and the utopian. These tales are vivid with struggle and hardship—whether it's the othered and the oppressed, or dragonriders and covert commandos—but these characters don’t flee, they fight.
Featuring stories by Violet Allen • Charlie Jane Anders • Lesley Nneka Arimah • Ashok K. Banker • Tobias S. Buckell • Tananarive Due • Omar El Akkad • Jamie Ford • Maria Dahvana Headley • Hugh Howey • Lizz Huerta• Justina Ireland • N. K. Jemisin • Alice Sola Kim • Seanan McGuire • Sam J. Miller • Daniel José Older • Malka Older • Gabby Rivera • A. Merc Rustad • Kai Cheng Thom • Catherynne M. Valente • Daniel H. Wilson • G. Willow Wilson • Charles Yu