The multiple Hugo and World Fantasy Awards nominee Nick Mamatas is signing at Temescal Branch of the Oakland Public Library on Saturday, April 6, 2:30-4.
Called “the people’s commissar of awesome” by sci-fi superstar China Mieville, Oakland author Nick Mamatas will present from his most recent book of stories, THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF EVERYTHING (Tachyon Publications) & from other work from his prolific career as a writer of horror, science fiction, satire, fantasy and essays. He has published seven novels, including Move Under Ground of 2004 (in a style described as a blend of H. P. Lovecraft and Jack Kerouac) and his most recent murder mystery, I am Providence (2016). He has been active, too, as an editor, making contemporary Japanese genre fiction available to readers of English with collections such as 2015’s Hanzai Japan. His work as a writer and an editor has received nominations for Hugo, Locus, World Fantasy, Bram Stoker, Shirley Jackson, and International Horror Guild Awards.
April 6 2:30-4
Oakland Public Library
5205 Telegraph Ave.
For more info on THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF EVERYTHING, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Elizabeth Story