Charlie Jane Anders

Writers With Drinks, formerly io9
Science and Futurism

Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky. She organizes the Writers With Drinks reading series, and was a founding editor of io9, a site about science fiction, science and futurism. Her fiction has appeared in Tin House, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, ZYZZYVA, Pindeldyboz, Tor.com, Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed, and a ton of anthologies. Her story “Six Months, Three Days” won a Hugo Award and her novel Choir Boy won a Lambda Literary Award.


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Ariel Waldman and Mary Roach: Life in Space!

Main Stage

We’re all obsessed with the glamour of space travel: the cool spacesuits, the EVAs, the awesome photos. But what’s it really like to be in space for extended periods? Join Ariel Waldman, author of the new book “What’s It Like In Space?: Stories From Astronauts Who’ve Been There”, along with Mary Roach, author of “Packing […]


Book Signing: Mary Roach, Ariel Waldman, & Charlie Jane Anders

Exploration Hall

Swing by the Booksmith table in the Exploration Hall to grab a signed copy of “Packing For Mars” by Mary Roach, “What’s It Like in Space?” by Ariel Waldman, and “All the Birds in the Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders.