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Tue 7/19, 2022, 7:30pm
Town Hall Seattle and Clarion West present
Bill Campbell with Nisi Shawl
2022 Summer of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Join the Clarion West 2022 Summer of Science Fiction and Fantasy for their fifth reading event with Bill Campbell. Award-winning science fiction author Nisi Shawl will be interviewing Campbell about writing and editing speculative fiction, followed by a short reading.

Campbell and Shawl co-edited Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany, and Campbell has included Shawl’s work in anthologies that he has edited.

Bill Campbell is the author of Sunshine Patriots; My Booty Novel; Pop Culture: Politics, Puns, and “Poohbutt” from a Liberal Stay-at-Home Dad; Koontown Killing Kaper; and Baaaad Muthaz. Along with Edward Austin Hall, he coedited the groundbreaking anthology, Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond.

He has also co-edited Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany; APB: Artists against Police Brutality (for which he won a Glyph Pioneer/Lifetime Achievement Award); and Future Fiction: New Dimensions of International Fantasy and Science Fiction.

His latest anthology is a two-volume collection with over one hundred science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories from around the world, Sunspot Jungle: The Ever Expanding Universe of Fantasy and Science Fiction. His latest graphic novel (with Bizhan Khodabandeh), The Day the Klan Came to Town, was released in August 2021 by PM Press. Campbell lives in Washington, DC, where he helms Rosarium Publishing. @RosariumBill |

Nisi Shawl is best known for fiction dealing with gender, race, and colonialism, including the Nebula-finalist novel Everfair. They’re also the coauthor of Writing the Other: A Practical Approach. Shawl is a cofounder of the Carl Brandon Society, and has served on the board of the Clarion West Writers Workshop for two decades. Honors include the Otherwise Award, the World Fantasy Award, two Locus Awards, and FIYAH Magazine’s Ignyte Award. Shawl lives in Seattle proper, one block away from a beautiful, dangerous lake full of currents and millionaires. @NisiShawl |

Presented by Town Hall Seattle and Clarion West.

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