John Scalzi: The Consuming Fire

Submitted by AWM on Thu, 09/13/2018 - 4:26pm
John Scalzi: The Consuming Fire at the American Writers Museum
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi presents THE CONSUMING FIRE, the dazzling follow-up to "The Collapsing Empire" – a space opera in a universe on the brink of destruction.

About THE CONSUMING FIRE: The Interdependency, humanity’s interstellar empire, is on the verge of collapse. The Flow, the extra-dimensional pathway between the stars, is disappearing, leaving planets stranded. Billions of lives will be lost – unless desperate measures can be taken.

Emperox Grayland II, the leader of the Interdependency, is ready to take those measures. But it’s not that easy. There are those who believe the collapse of the Flow is a myth – or an opportunity for them to ascend to power.

John Scalzi won the 2006 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel for "Redshirts," and his debut novel "Old Man's War" was a finalist for a Hugo Award as well. His other books include "The Ghost Brigades," "The Android's Dream," "The Last Colony," and "The Human Division." He has won the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award for science-fiction, the Seiun, The Kurd Lasswitz and the Geffen awards. He was previously the President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). His weblog, The Whatever, is one of the most widely-read websites in modern Science Fiction. Born and raised in California, Scalzi studied at the University of Chicago.

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American Writers Museum
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