August 23rd, 2012


Chicon / Worldcon schedule

Where to find me in Chicago:

Thursday, August 30, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Daily Science Fiction book launch
Wrigley Room
Not Just Rockets and Robots, Daily Science Fiction Year One, official launch with author reading panel, discussion and signing. I have a story in that anthology

Friday, August 31, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Broad Universe Rapid-Fire Reading
Grand Suite 3
Members of the Broad Universe organization read short excepts from current works. Reading: Brenda Cooper, Carol Berg, Cat Rambo, Catherine Asaro, Catherine Lundoff, Conni Covington, Deirdre, Gwynne Garfinkle, J. Kathleen Cheney, Kathryn Sullivan, Laurel Anne Hill, Lyda Morehouse, Mary Robinette Kowal, Roberta Gregory, Roberta Rogow, Sandra Ulbrich Almazan, Sue Burke. I’ll be reading from the end of Chapter 35 of Amadis of Gaul, the part where the knight Amadis and Princess Oriana finally consummate their forbidden love.

Sunday, September 2, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Writers Workshop P
Grand Suite 4
Joan Slonczewski and Sue Burke, with three other participants. Previous sign-up was required and is now closed.

Sunday September 2, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Face to Face Critique Writing Groups
Columbus CD
Discussion of the pro and cons of face to face writing groups and how working with your peers will help your writing. With David Boop, Gene Wolfe, J. Kathleen Cheney (moderator), Martha Wells, and Sue Burke.

I’ll also help staff the Broad Universe sales table — but you can go anytime to the table in the Dealer's Room, chat with fine female authors who would love to meet you, and buy their books.

— Sue Burke