Revving Engine for Babylon Salon: 2 March 2013, 7pm

If you’re in the city this weekend, please consider stopping by Cantina SF for some literary love and libations.

Free Admission —  Cash Bar Exotica 
Doors at 7, Reading at 7:30

Cantina SF – 580 Sutter St, San Francisco

Babylon Salon
Our Spring Reading
Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:00 PM at Cantina SF (basement)
Hugo & Nebula award-winning author Terry Bisson 
& acclaimed author of West of Kabul, East of New York Tamim Ansary

Also presenting transmedia artist Kate Durbin, novelist Renee Thompson, author of The Plume Hunter, and essayist and short story writer Rashaan Alexis Meneses.

Terry Bisson is an American science fiction and fantasy author best known for his short stories. Several of his works, including “Bears Discover Fire”, have won top awards in the science fiction community, such as the Hugo and the Nebula.

Tamim Ansary is the author of Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic

Eyes and West of Kabul, East of New York, among other books. For ten years he wrote a monthly column for, and has published essays and commentary in the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, Alternet,, Edutopia, Parade, Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere. Born in Afghanistan in 1948, he moved to the U.S. in 1964. He lives in San Francisco, where he is director of the San Francisco Writers Workshop.

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