Debut author Sylvain Neuvel will interview Laurence Scott and Jeff VanderMeer about their new works. They will discuss the hi-tech being and delve into the process of how technology is constantly changing our lives. Hosted by Ann VanderMeer.
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Laurence Scott’s essays and criticism have appeared in the Guardian, the Financial Times, and the London Review of Books, among other publications. A lecturer in English and creative writing at Arcadia University, he lives in London. His virtuosic debut, The Four-Dimensional Human, is a revelatory and original exploration of life in the digital age.
Ann VanderMeer is an award-winning editor & anthologist. She currently serves as an acquiring editor for Tor.com and Weird Fiction Review and is the Editor-in-Residence for Shared Worlds, a writing camp for high school students. Her latest anthologies include The Time Traveler’s Almanac, Sisters of the Revolution, and The Big Book of Science Fiction.
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Jeff VanderMeer’s NYT-bestselling Southern Reach Trilogy has been acquired by publishers in more than thirty countries. Paramount Pictures/Scott Rudin Productions will release the film adaptation in 2017, directed by Alex Garland and starring, among others, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Oscar Isaac. VanderMeer’s nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Washington Post, The Atlantic and the Los Angeles Times. He has taught at the Yale Writers’ Conference and is the 2016-2017 Trias writer-in-residence for Hobart & William Smith Colleges in upstate New York. He lives with his wife in Tallahassee, Florida.