Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Charlie Jane Anders visits Georgia Tech

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Join the Georgia Tech Library Thursday, April 20 at 11 a.m. in the Scholars Event Network Theater, located on the first floor of Price Gilbert, for a talk and reading by Nebula and Hugo award-winning author Charlie Jane Anders.

At the event, which is free and open to the public, Anders will be reading from her work Never Say You Can't Survive and Promises Stronger Than Darkness.

Anders is an author, journalist, and commentator known for her work in science fiction and fantasy. In addition to the Hugo and Nebula, Anders has also won the Sturgeon, Lambda Literary, Crawford and Locus awards.

She co-created Escapade, a trans superhero, for Marvel Comics and wrote her into the long-running New Mutants comic. She is currently the science fiction and fantasy book reviewer for the Washington Post.

Anders is the author of the Unstoppable trilogy: the first two books, Victories Greater Than Death and Dreams Bigger Than Heartbreak, are out now. The final book, Promises Stronger Than Darkness, premieres April 11. She is also the author of the short story collection Even Greater Mistakes and Never Say You Can't Survive, a book about how to use creative writing to get through hard times.

Anders was a founding editor of io9.com, a blog about science fiction and futurism, and went on to become its editor in chief. Her fiction and journalism have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Slate, McSweeney's, Mother Jones, the Boston Review, Tor.com, Tin House, Teen Vogue, Conjunctions, Wired Magazine, the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, Catamaran Literary Reader, ZYZZYVA, and numerous anthologies and "best of the year" collections.

Her TED Talk, "Go Ahead, Dream About the Future" has been viewed more than three million times.


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