Benjamin Percy in conversation with Dean Bakopoulos

September 25, 2023 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

Whiting Award winner Benjamin Percy will read from his new book, The Sky Vault. The third book in Percy’s innovative and acclaimed Comet Cycle, The Sky Vault follows an investigation of a mysterious weather phenomena in Fairbanks, Alaska, and a government secret buried since WWII. "Percy offers intriguing theoretical physics, penetrating analysis of human greed, and deeply sympathetic characters. This standout combination of science and psychology is sure to wow SF fans." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Benjamin Percy is the author of the novels The Ninth Metal, The Unfamiliar Garden, The Dark Net, The Dead Lands, Red Moon, and The Wilding; three story collections; and an essay collection, Thrill Me. He also writes Wolverine and X-Force for Marvel Comics. He has won a Plimpton Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, an NEA fellowship, and the iHeartRadio Award for Best Scripted Podcast. He lives in Minnesota with his family.

Dean Bakopoulos is the author of the New York Times Notable Book Please Don't Come Back from the Moon, My American Unhappiness, and Summerlong. He is the winner of a Guggenheim fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship.