Ask Maureen McHugh anything you want about After the Apocalypse

In August, the io9 Book Club read Maureen McHugh's After the Apocalypse. Now McHugh is coming to answer your questions about the book today, Friday, September 7, from 12-1 PM PST. Ask her whatever you want about the book! » 9/06/12 3:59pm 9/06/12 3:59pm

Reminder (and Reschedule): io9 Book Club meeting 9/4 to discuss…

The io9 Book Club meets every month to discuss a book, and then the author usually joins us for a chat. This month, we're reading Maureen McHugh's short story collection After the Apocalypse (we reviewed the book here). We'll meet September 4th (rescheduled from the previously-announced August 21) to discuss the book. … » 8/30/12 5:19pm 8/30/12 5:19pm

After the Apocalypse is one of the most powerful tales of the near…

Maureen McHugh's latest short story collection, After the Apocalypse (Small Beer Press), is a dark look at what the next century might hold for ordinary people. Known for intense, character-driven work in novels like China Mountain Zhang and Nekropolis, McHugh makes even the most extraordinary circumstances feel as… » 12/19/11 5:27pm 12/19/11 5:27pm