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Monday, January 11, 2010

Special Writer's Night - M.M. Buckner

LWC has added this event as a special meeting for our group. Mark the date on your calendars -

Barnes and Noble Writers Night will be held Thursday, January 28, 7:00 PM at the Cool Springs store. The guest speaker will be M. M. Buckner, science fiction writer and author of several novels. She was listed in B&N Top Ten for Science Fiction books of 2009.
Web site for M.M. Buckner:

M. M. Buckner (Mary M. Buckner) is a U.S. science fiction author specializing in hard science fiction, and also an environmental activist. Her third novel, War Surf, won the 2005 Philip K. Dick Award for best novel of the year, and her first novel Hyperthought was nominated in 2003. Buckner studied English at Memphis State University and earned an M.A. in Creative Writing from Boston University. She worked as marketing vice president for a financial firm before her work earned two Diamond Addy Awards. Afterwards, she devoted herself mainly to writing.[1] Her novels include Hyperthought, Neurolink and War Surf (all published by Ace). Twice, she has been interviewed on the podcast The Future And You: first in December 2005 concerning global warming and then in May 2006, shortly after winning the Philip K. Dick Award, to describe the experience. She is married to Jack Lyle and currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

*All of the above information was shared by Kathy Rhodes, President of Council for the Written Word in Franklin Tennessee.

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