Author Event – Mars Girls Book by Mary Turzillo
Nanoannie is bored living on colonized Mars with her parents, sister, and holo-cat named Fuzzbutt. When Kapera, a friend from online school, shows up at her Pharm asking for help, Nanoannie is quick to jump in the rover. The girls soon find that this adventure is more than they bargained for in this young adult adventure novel. Turzillos 1999 Nebula-winner, Mars Is No Place for Children is read on the International Space Station. Her poetry collection, Lovers & Killers, won the 2013 Elgin Award. She has been a finalist on the British Science Fiction Association, Pushcart, Stoker, Dwarf Stars, Nebula, and Rhysling ballots. Sweet Poison, her Dark Renaissance collaboration with Marge Simon, was a Stoker finalist and won the 2015 Elgin Award. Her collaboration with Marge Simon, Satans Sweethearts, appeared in early 2017 from Weasel Press. An internationally competitive fencer, she lives in Ohio, with her scientist-writer husband, Geoffrey Landis, and is a founding member of the Mars Society. Books will be available for sale and signing at the event.