Join co-hosts Alexandra Manglis & Yvette Ndlovu of the Strange Light Reading Series (originally planned to take place at Book Moon): featuring Cadwell Turnbull (The Lesson) & Julie C. Day (Uncommon Miracles, The Rampant, Weird Dream Society).
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Cadwell Turnbull is the author of The Lesson. His short fiction has appeared in The Verge, Lightspeed, Nightmare, Asimov’s Science Fiction and several anthologies, including The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2018 and The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2019. His novel The Lesson was the winner of the 2020 Neukom Institute Literary Award in the debut category. The novel was also shortlisted for the VCU Cabell Award and longlisted for the Massachusetts Book Award. Turnbull lives in Raleigh and teaches at North Carolina State University.
Julie C. Day’s dark fantasy novella THE RAMPANT (Aqueduct Press) was released in 2019 and is a Lambda Award finalist. She is also the author of the collection UNCOMMON MIRACLES (PS Publishing). Her numerous short stories can be found in publications such as Black Static, The Dark, Podcastle, Interzone, and the Cincinnati Review. Wearing another, related hat, Julie is editor of the charity anthology Weird Dream Society, released in 2020. All proceeds from the anthology go to the nonprofit RAICES. Julie lives in New England. You can find her online at @thisjulieday or on her blog stillwingingit.com.
An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act of aggression with disproportional wrath.
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