Jim Lafayette Memorial Series
of Writers of
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Monday, August 27, at 6:30 p.m.
Otis Library Community Room
The Jim Lafayette Memorial Series of Writers of Science Fiction and Fantasy, hosted by Otis Library, will welcome author Theodora Goss on Monday, August 27, at 6:30 p.m.
She will be talking about her novella, The Thorn and the Blossom, and her career as a writer of fantasy, romance fiction, and poetry.
Theodora Goss was born in Hungary and spent her childhood in various European countries before moving to the United States. Her publications include the short story
collection In the Forest of Forgetting (2006); Interfictions (2007), a short story anthology co-edited with Delia Sherman; and Voices from Fairyland (2008), a poetry
anthology with critical essays and a selection of her own poems. She has been a finalist for the Nebula, Locus, Crawford, and Mythopoeic Awards, as well as on the
Tiptree Award Honor List. She won the World Fantasy Award in 2008 for her short story Singing of Mount Abora. She lives in Boston, where she teaches literature and
writing at Boston University.
Copies of The Thorn and the Blossom will be available for sale and signing. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.