J.S. Dewes in conversation with Mary Robinette Kowal

April 21, 2021 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Virtual - Zoom

Please join us to celebrate the release of The Last Watch with science fiction author J.S. Dewes, with a reading and conversation with Mary Robinette Kowal.

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Publishers Weekly calls the book a, "Gripping space opera debut." Library Journal, starred review, “An exciting, fast-paced ride around the edges of the universe.”

After graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in film production, J. S. Dewes went on to serve as cinematographer for independent films, write, produce, and shoot a zombie musical, slay internet dragons, and act as lighting designer for presidents and presidentialhopefuls. She currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin with her husband, who’s proven to be a mixed blessing, but he makes her laugh, so she’s decided to stick it out. They have two dogs (full blessings) and a cat of unpredictable demeanor. The Last Watch is her debut novel.

She will be joined in conversation by Mary Robinette Kowal, the author of The Glamourist Histories series, Ghost Talkers, and the Lady Astronaut novels. She’s a member of the award-winning podcast Writing Excuses and has received the Astounding Award for Best New Writer, four Hugo awards, the Nebula and Locus awards. Her stories appear in Asimov’s, Uncanny, and several Year’s Best anthologies. Mary Robinette, a professional puppeteer, also performs as a voice actor (SAG/AFTRA), recording fiction for authors including Seanan McGuire, Cory Doctorow, and Neal Stephenson. She lives in Nashville with her husband Rob and over a dozen manual typewriters. Visit her online at maryrobinettekowal.com.