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Jack Williamson Lectureship
Presented By: Eastern New Mexico University
Dates: April 3, 2020
Address: 1500 S. Ave K, 1500 S. Ave K, Portales, 88130
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Price: Free, there is a $10 fee for lunch

The 44th annual lectureship will take place Friday, April 3, 2020, with guests of honor James Patrick Kelly and Rebecca Roanhorse along with writers, friends and fans from across the region.

James Patrick Kelly has won the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He's published over 100 stories and his fiction has been translated into 18 languages. His newest project is "King of the Dogs, Queen of the Cats", a short novel coming in January 2020 from Subterranean Press. He writes a column on the internet for "Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine" and recently retired from faculty of the Stonecoast Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Southern Maine where he taught for 15 years.


Rebecca Roanhorse is a Nebula, Hugo and Locus Award-winning speculative fiction writer and the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (Campbell) Award for Best New Writer. Her next novel, "Resistance Reborn", is part of "Star Wars: Journey to The Rise of Skywalker" and is out in November 2019. Her middle grade novel "Race to the Sun" for the Rick Riordan Present's Imprint will release in January of 2020. She lives in northern New Mexico with her husband, daughter and pups. She drinks a lot of black coffee.


The cost of the luncheon is $10, payable at the door, but advance reservations must be made by calling 575.562.2315 or emailing Reservations must be received by Monday, March 30; any dietary restrictions should be indicated when reservations are made.

Jack Williamson Lectureship
  • 1500 S. Ave K
  • Portales, 88130
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  • Free, there is a $10 fee for lunch