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Animal Trivia, Tobias Buckell, and Book Nominations this Weekend at Bookstacks

05 Sep

Saturday

Noon – Book Trivia: Animals
“Dogs come when they are called; cats take a message and get back to you.”  So says one of the authors in this week’s quiz on Animals.  Find out who said it, and you are on your way to winning the 500L prize in the Trivia Quiz on Saturday at noon.  Fastest fingers with the first correct answer get the points for each question, and the one with the most points at the end wins the prize.  If in doubt google or guess.
Bring out your inner animal and 500L for best themed costume could be yours too.
Location: Bookstacks Pub

2:00 p.m – Science Fiction Saturdays
Join Jago Constantine for a round robin discussion of what Science Fiction we are currently reading. A great way to discuss some favorite authors and discover some new ones.
Location: Bookstacks Pub

Sunday

11:00 a.m. – Poetry & Pints
Bring some work from your favorite poets to share. This is NOT an open mic event; it is an opportunity to explore other poets and perhaps find someone new to read.
Location: Bookstacks Pub

1:00 p.m. – Off the Shelf: Speculative Author Tobias Buckell
Tobias S. Buckell is a Caribbean-born speculative fiction writer who grew up in Grenada, the British Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He has published stories in various magazines and anthologies. He is a Clarion graduate, Writers of The Future winner, and Campbell Award for Best New SF Writer Finalist. Kghia and Simeon are looking forward to this interview.
Location: Off the Shelf Performance Space

2:00 p.m. – Book Discussion Nominations
What do you want to read in the upcoming months? Share your nominations and the group will decide the next few work for upcoming discussion.
Location: Bookstacks Pub

3:00 pm – Poetry Libre Open Mic
Join hosts Leonardo Zimring and Serene Bechir in the cozy room behind the fireplace at Bookstacks for some of the best poetry in SL.  Reads in any language are encouraged.  Everyone is welcome to read and if you do not have a mic or prefer not to read aloud we have several people who would be glad to read for you.
Location: Bookstacks Pub

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