OmniJoy by Cerulean Submergence, a multipurpose Raspberry Pi powered robot controller and gamepad, funding on Kickstarter through Fri, February 2 2018 10:45 AM EST.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm -- Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books hosts Lyndsay Ely for her new young adult novel Gunslinger Girl, "a thrilling dystopian Western starring a teenage sharpshooter to rival Annie Oakley."
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 7:00pm -- Chapel Hill's Flyleaf Books hosts John Darnielle for the paperback release of his latest novel Universal Harvester. "Life in a small town takes a dark turn when mysterious footage begins appearing on VHS cassettes at the local Video Hut."
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm -- Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books hosts John Kessel for his new novel Pride and Prometheus. "Pride and Prejudice meets Frankenstein in this NCSU English professor’s literary mash-up of the classics as Mary Bennet falls for Victor Frankenstein and befriends his monstrous creature."
- February Newsletter: Colson Whitehead, John Darnielle, John Kessel, the Playthrough Gaming Convention, and more
- The year in NC science fiction and fantasy, part 3 of 3: Beyond the Triangle
- The year in NC science fiction and fantasy, part 2 of 3: The Rest of What’s Best from the Triangle
- November newsletter: NC Comicon Bull City, Leigh Statham, Michele Tracy Berger and Nicole Givens Kurtz, Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower: The Opera, and more
- September newsletter: Scott Reintgen, Rebecca Gomez Farrell, Mur Lafferty, James Maxey, Natania Barron, Annalee Newitz, and more
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Friday Quick Updates: Shared Worlds authors in Asheville this weekend; Jay Posey (Tuesday); and next weekend’s Bull Spec Summer Speculative Fiction Reading!
Friday, July 26, 2013: For those following along from nearer Asheville and points in the western half of North Carolina (and further) there’s a spectacular event this weekend (Sunday, July 28) at Asheville’s Malaprop’s Bookstore, featuring six sf/f authors: Sci-Fi/Fantasy … Continue reading
Reminder: Jenna Black at Flyleaf Books and Lydia Netzer at Quail Ridge Books tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
As I mentioned in the last Friday Quick Update, tomorrow (Thursday, July 25) sees two readings of note in the Triangle area; pick one and head out! (Because picking both would be hard…) First up, at 7 pm: Flyleaf Books … Continue reading
Friday Quick Updates: new and upcoming events including Jenna Black, Lydia Netzer, Jay Posey, and (in September) Susan Cooper
Friday July 19, 2013: First off, as I’ve updated the July Newsletter with them, here are some newly-added events coming up in the next few months. And no, it’s not a typo that one of the events is for one … Continue reading
Friday Quick Updates: Ehmm Theory, Urban Garden Performing Arts, Jenna Black, Jay Posey, and in just a few short weeks the Bull Spec summer speculative fiction event!
Friday July 12: Hopefully a bunch of you turned out for Alex Bledsoe at Flyleaf Books on Wednesday, and Stephen Kiernan at Quail Ridge Books yesterday! Before I get onto the upcoming events (Saturday’s Ehmm Theory signing at Ultimate Comics being the … Continue reading
Whew! Sorry for a lot of radio silence from me of late; bought a new house (don’t worry — it’s still in Durham of course) and took a long-planned family vacation, which with two kids running amok was not particularly … Continue reading
The Chapel Hill Comics event with Lisa Hanawalt for My Dirty Dumb Eyes originally scheduled for Saturday June 29 has been postponed until the fall. But! They’ve added a Saturday, July 6 My Little Pony comic event with cover artist … Continue reading
Friday Quick Updates: Studio Ghibli, George Takei, ConTemporal, Jamil Nasir and Alex Wilson, and The Clockwork Ball
Friday, June 21: It’s quite a week NEXT week, with George Takei leading a musical trip through science fiction at the North Carolina Symphony ahead of year two of the Steampunk convention ConTemporal, a joint event with Jamil Nasir and … Continue reading
Friday Quick Updates: Merrie Haskell at The Regulator, “Fierce Reads Tour” including Leigh Bardugo at Quail Ridge Books, Free RPG Day, and more
Friday, June 14: It’s a packed weekend with two readings tonight and two all-day events on Saturday. Tonight’s readings are: Merrie Haskell for her new middle-grade fantasy Handbook for Dragon Slayers at Durham’s The Regulator Bookshop at 7pm; and (also … Continue reading