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Ken Liu Presents The Hidden Girl and Other Stories with Tochi Onyebuchi and Christina Orlando

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Wednesday, 7:00 pm March 4, 2020

Ken Liu, the Hugo Award-winning sci-fi and fantasy author, translator, lawyer, and computer programmer,  reads from his latest story collection before speaking with his friend and fellow author Tochi Onyebuchi about the ways genre fiction reveals truths about the world we live in now. Moderated by Christina Orlando, Books Editor and Publicity Coordinator for Tor.com.

This event is part of our Crossing Genre series: Chord progression becomes the first chapter. An abstract painting transforms into a ballet. The most innovative stories have unexpected origins. In this fascinating interdisciplinary series, musical composers, writers, and visual artists reveal the inspirations behind their work.

Ken Liu c. Lisa Tang Liu

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  • Ken Liu © Lisa Tang Liu

    Ken Liu

    Photo by Lisa Tang Liu

    http://kenliu.name

    Ken Liu

    Photo by Lisa Tang Liu

    http://kenliu.name

    Ken Liu is an American author of speculative fiction. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, he wrote The Dandelion Dynasty, a silkpunk epic fantasy series (starting with The Grace of Kings), as well as The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories and The Hidden Girl and Other Stories. He also authored the Star Wars novel, The Legends of Luke Skywalker.

    Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Liu worked as a software engineer, corporate lawyer, and litigation consultant. Liu frequently speaks at conferences and universities on a variety of topics, including futurism, cryptocurrency, history of technology, bookmaking, the mathematics of origami, and other subjects of his expertise.

  • Tochi Onyebuchi c. Christina Orlando

    Tochi Onyebuchi

    Photo by Christina Orlando

    https://www.tochionyebuchi.com/about-me

    Tochi Onyebuchi

    Photo by Christina Orlando

    https://www.tochionyebuchi.com/about-me

    Tochi Onyebuchi is the author of the young adult novel Beasts Made of Night, which won the Ilube Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel by an African, its sequel, Crown of Thunder, and War Girls. He holds a B.A. from Yale, an M.F.A. in screenwriting from the Tisch School fo the Arts, a Master’s degree in droit économique from Sciences Po, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. His fiction has appeared in Panverse Three, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Obsidian, Omenana Magazine, Uncanny, and Lightspeed. His non-fiction has appeared in Tor.com, Nowhere Magazine, the Oxford University Press blog, and the Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy, among other places. Riot Baby is his adult fiction debut.

  • Christina Orlando

    Christina Orlando

    Books Editor, Publicity Coordinator, Tor.com

    Christina Orlando

    Books Editor, Publicity Coordinator, Tor.com

    Christina Orlando is the Books Editor & Publicity Coordinator for Tor.com, where they get to be a book nerd all day. As a freelance writer covering poetry, gender, and sexuality, their work has appeared Electric Literature, gal-dem, THEM, Adroit Journal, and Book Riot. They are the winner of Spotify’s Sound Up grant for people of color in podcasting, and their first audio drama will debut later this year. They are a champion for diversity in the literary community and dedicated to supporting marginalized voices across the publishing industry.