11/3/2018, 2:30 p.m.: Miriam Seidel will read at the World Fantasy Convention in Baltimore, Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Federal Hill Room.
11/5/2018, 7:00 p.m.: It's the night before the election! Nathaniel Popkin will co-host "Who Will Vote for America? A Mid-Term Voting Pre-Party" at Kismet Cowork, 12 W. Willow Grove Ave., in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. Ken Kalfus, Carlos José Pérez Sámano, and Fran Wilde will read from the anthology that Nathaniel edited with Stephanie Feldman, Who Will Speak for America? Organized by Big Blue Marble Bookstore, with musical inspiration from Two of a Kind and snacks and beer provided by Kismet. Proceeds to benefit Fair Districts PA, the group leading the fight against gerrymandering in Pennsylvania.
11/8/2018, 7:00 p.m.: Catch Nathaniel Poplin at the "Creative At The Cannery" literary series, Dock Street Brewing Company, 701 S. 50th Street, Philadelphia 19143, with Jos Duncan, Patrick McNeil, and Sabrina Vourvoulias.
11/16/2018, 6:00 p.m.: At Philcon (the world's first and longest-running conference on science fiction, fantasy, and horror), Miriam Seidel will co-moderate a panel discussion, "Tesla, Gernsback, and the Birth of Science Fiction," Crystal Ballroom 2, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 2349 W. Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. The other panelists are Simone Zelitch (co-moderator), Victoria Janssen, Susan Shwartz, and Kim Kindya. The focus will be on how the scientist/inventor Nikola Tesla influenced the imagination of Hugo Gernsback, and the impact this had on the SF genre.
11/28/2018, 6:00 p.m.: Miriam Seidel will host a night of magical thrillers in the All But True author reading series, featuring YA authors Nova Ren Suma and Katherine Locke, at the Penn Book Center, 130 S. 34th Street (at Sansom), Philadelphia 19104.