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Authors Night at Zorvinos on 1/20 at 6pm

Join me and 75 other authors, including Mark Goddard, the actor who played Major Don West on TV’s Lost in Space (!!), for a wonderful night of books and wine. Zorvino Vineyards is at 226 Main Street in Sandown, NH.

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Meet the Authors at Craftworks on 1/19 at 7pm

Join me and several other local authors who will be speaking about the books they have on sale at Craftworks in Northboro at their new location near Rocky’s.

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Tatnuck Booksellers on 9/10 at 1pm

I will be doing a reading and answering questions about The Blind Pig at Tatnuck Booksellers in Westborough, MA on September 10 from 1 – 3pm. Books will be available for purchase. Please come down to Tatnuck — at the corner of Rt 9 and Lyman St. — and say hello, grab a cup of [...]

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Northborough Junior League Book Club on 4/19

I’m looking forward to this one! I’ll be visiting with about 10 ladies in the Northborough Women’s League to discuss The Blind Pig. Visiting book clubs has turned out to be the most enjoyable part of being an author for me. I love meeting new people and talking about food, science, romance and the future. [...]

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Attending Harvard Writers on 4/2

Harvard Writers: Publishing Books, Memoirs and other Creative Nonfiction is a conference mostly focused on non-fiction writing for the medical and scientific community. I’m lucky enough to be attending on a day when they’ll be focusing both on promotion and fiction writing.

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Books & Blogging: Gutenberg Meets Google (and WordPress and Twitter…)

The New England Science Writers has invited me to be a panelist for their Books and Blogging event. I’ll be talking about writing fiction, self-publishing, and my blog AddVerses. Thursday, 24 March 2011 Time: TBA (after work – 6ish) Location: TBA (Boston/Cambridge) Stay tuned to NESW email and http://neswonline.com for updates. The panelists: Yvonne Carts-Powell [...]

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Shrewsbury Ladies Book Club Event

The Shrewsbury Ladies Book Club is meeting March 3 at 6pm in Worcester, MA to discuss The Blind Pig. I will be joining them for what I expect will be a lively and entertaining meeting. This is a private event. If you are part of a book club that is interested in reading The Blind [...]

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Near-term Neermeat?

One way to create a more sustainable food supply, and one that is humane, clean, and efficient, is to grow edible protein in the lab. I call this type of foodstuff “neermeat,” short for engineered meat. And it’s not science fiction. Tissue engineer Vladimir Mironov at the University of South Carolina has been working on [...]

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Join me Feb 11th: Author’s Night at the Vineyard

Join me at Zorvino Vineyards, 226 Main Street, Sandown, NH 03873 on February 11, 2011 from 6 – 9 PM. I’ll be there with Pear Tree Publishing and several other New England authors for a book sale and signing event. Free admission. Cash bar. Complementary wine tasting. Raffle for books and Wine Tasting. And the [...]

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not-so-speculative fiction

The idea that 80% of the population will live in urban centers surrounded by skyscrapers draped in greenery by 2050 is becoming less and less speculative. Even though this is the backdrop of the world in The Blind Pig, it is still hard for me to imagine, especially sitting here at my desk, just 30 [...]

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