Ellen Kushner

Ellen Kushner's new novel, The Privilege of the Sword, continues the story she began in her first one, Swordspoint.  Her other novels are Thomas the Rhymer (World Fantasy Award) and The Fall of the Kings (with Delia Sherman).  She hosts the national public radio series Sound & Spirit [offsite link], available online.  Live shows: Esther: the Feast of Masks and The Golden Dreydl: a Klezmer "Nutcracker" for Chanukah (with Shirim Klezmer Orchestra, on Rykodisc cd).  She is co-founder of the Interstitial Arts Movement.

She lives in New York City with Delia Sherman, and does not have a cat.

Recently published - THE PRIVILEGE OF THE SWORD (Nebula Nominee, 2007) SWORDSPOINT ("prequel" to PRIVILEGE, also published in Japanese by Hayakawa) THOMAS THE RHYMER (World Fantasy Award, also published in Japanese by Hayakawa) New children's book THE GOLDEN DREYDL

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Thu1600Autographs Ellen KUSHNER
Fri1000Teaching Writing Ellen KUSHNER, Scott EDELMAN, Gay HALDEMAN, Delia SHERMAN
Fri1600Fantasy and Traditional Songs and Ballads Ellen KUSHNER, Delia SHERMAN, Reiko HIKAWA, Hicaru TANAKA, Yasuko
Sat1200Readings Ellen KUSHNER
Sat1600Thomas the RhymerEllen Kushner does an one woman show with music & storytelling, reading from the novel and accompanied by singing of the ballads that inspired it. For details: http://www.sff.net/people/kushnerSherman/Kushner/appearance.htmlEllen KUSHNER
Sun1200Interstitial Arts Foundation"Art that crosses boundaries." What does this mean? What does it include? Why does it need a Foundation? What can the Foundation accomplish? A talk about the Foundation, it's accomplishments and goals. http://www.interstitialarts.org/ Alma ALEXANDER, Delia SHERMAN, Ellen KUSHNER, Stephen SEGAL
Sun1700Kaffeeklatsche Ellen KUSHNER