Bestselling novelist and British Fantasy Award and Locus Award winning author Silvia Moreno-Garcia will be the featured speaker at our 44th Annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture.
The lecture will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 28 at the Madam Walker Legacy Center.
If all free tickets to the event have been claimed, we encourage you to submit your name to our waitlist for a chance to attend. Look for updates from Eventbrite as seats become available.
If you are unable to get a ticket, a recording of the lecture will be available for 30 days afterward on our YouTube channel.
For updated information as we get closer to the event, please visit our McFadden page or email us.
Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination, Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels, including Gods of Jade and Shadow (Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, Ignyte Award), Mexican Gothic (Locus Award, British Fantasy Award, Pacific Northwest Book Award, Aurora Award, Goodreads Award), and Velvet Was the Night (finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Macavity Award).
She has edited several anthologies, including She Walks in Shadows (World Fantasy Award winner, published in the USA as Cthulhu’s Daughters). Silvia is the publisher of Innsmouth Free Press. Her fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies.
She has an MA in Science and Technology Studies from the University of British Columbia. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
IndyPL is hosting additional author events throughout 2023. Learn more and register.
The Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture Series was established after the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation received a gift from the estate of Marian McFadden, Director of Public Libraries in Indianapolis from 1945-1956. This annual author lecture series, which typically takes place in the spring, was named in her honor. Learn more on our blog.
Made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
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