Saturday, May 25, 2013

Reading at NYRSF in NYC on June 11

The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings present:

Barbara Krasnoff
Sabrina Vourvoulias

Guest Host
Terence Taylor

Tuesday, June 11th
Doors open at 6:30 -- event begins at 7

The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art
138 Sullivan Street (between Houston & Prince St.)

By Subway
6, C, E to Spring St.; A, B D or F to West 4th; 1 train to Houston St; or R, W to Prince St.

There are many convenient bus lines that come within a couple of blocks of the gallery. Use the link above for an interactive transit map.

Sabrina Vourvoulias was born in Bangkok, Thailand—the daughter of a Mexican-Guatemalan artist and an American businessman. She grew up in Guatemala and moved to the United States when she was fifteen.

Sabrina is the managing editor of Al Día News, Philadelphia’s leading Spanish-language newspaper. Her editorials and columns appear there and at in Spanish and English. Her blog, Following the Lede was nominated for at Latinos in Social Media award in 2011.

In addition to journalism, she writes speculative poetry and short and long-form fiction. Her poetry has appeared in Dappled Things, Graham House Review, Scheherezade's Bequest at Cabinet des Fées, La Bloga's Floricanto, Poets Respond to SB 1070, and upcoming in Bull Spec; her fiction in Crossed Genres Issue 24, in the Crossed Genres Year Two, Fat Girl in a Strange Land and Menial: Skilled Labor in SF anthologies, and upcoming in GUD magazine and Strange Horizons.

Her novel, Ink, was published by Crossed Genres Publications in October 2012, and she is currently working on a novel length collection of linked stories that ask the question: Do monsters cross borders with the immigrants who believe in them?

She lives near Philadelphia, with her husband and daughter. Follow her on twitter @followthelede.

Barbara Krasnoff's short fiction has appeared in the anthologies Memories and Visions (Sturgis, ed.), Such A Pretty Face (Martindale, ed.), Escape Velocity: The Anthology (Nelder and Blevins, eds.), Descended From Darkness (Sizemore and Ainsworth, eds.), Clockwork Phoenix 2 (Allen, ed.), Crossed Genres: Year Two (Holt, Jennings, and Leib, eds.), Broken Time Blues (Holt and Gates, eds.), Subversion (Leib, ed.), Fat Girl in a Strange Land (Holt and Leib, eds.), and Menial (Jennings and Darrach, eds.). Her work has also appeared in the publications Amazing Stories, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Descant, Weird Tales, Sybil's Garage,Escape Velocity, Behind the Wainscot, Doorways, Apex, Electric Velocipede, Space and Time, Crossed Genres, Atomic Avariceand Cosmos. Most recently, her story "The History of Soul 2065" is appearing in Clockwork Phoenix 4 (Allen, ed.) while "Under the Bay Court Tree" will be in an upcoming issue of Space and Time. Her poem "Memorials" appeared in Poetica.

Barbara is also the author of a YA non-fiction book, Robots: Reel to Real (Arco, 1982), and is currently Sr. Reviews Editor for Computerworld. She is a member of the NYC writers group Tabula Rasa, and lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her partner Jim Freund. Her online home is at

Terence Taylor is an award-winning children's television writer whose work's appeared on PBS, Nickelodeon, and Disney, among many others. After a career of comforting young kids, he's ow equally dedicated to scaring their parents. His short horror stories have been published in all three "Dark Dreams" horror/suspense anthologies. His first novel, Bite Marks: A Vampire Testament, came out in September of 2009. Blood Pressure: A Vampire Testament, second in the opening trilogy of the continuing Vampire Testaments, was released in March, 2010.

The New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series provides performances from some of the best writers in science fiction, fantasy, speculative fiction, etc. The series usually takes place the first Tuesday of every month, but maintains flexibility in time and space, so be sure to stay in touch through the mailing list, the Web, and Facebook.

There will be a raffle for all who donate for admission.

After the event, please join us as we treat our readers for dinner and drinks nearby.

Jim Freund is Producer and Executive Curator of The New York Review of Science Fiction Readings. He has been involved in producing radio programs of and about literary sf/f since 1967. His long-running live radio program, “Hour of the Wolf,” broadcasts and streams every Wednesday night/Thursday morning from 1:30-3:00 AM. Programs are available by stream for 2 weeks after broadcast. (Check, follow @JimFreund, or join the Hour of the Wolf group on Facebook for details.)

The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art ( is dedicated to re-establishing SoHo as an international center for the development of new artistic forms, concepts and ideas. A screens-instead-of-canvases approach allows a wide selection of art from around the world which would otherwise never make it to the City. The SGDA is available for private gatherings and events of all kinds. For bookings call (800) 420-5590 or visit


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