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Xiran Jay Zhao in conversation with Chloe Gong

Tuesday 2nd November 2021
19:30 at Waterstones, Online Events

Join us for an online event with author Xiran Jay Zhao as they talk to author Chloe Gong (These Violent Delights and Our Violent Ends) about their dazzling, cinematic debut novel, Iron Widow.

Xiran will discuss Chinese history and culture and how this inspired them to write Iron Widow, the colourful world of cosplay and upcoming projects, and you’ll even get the chance to put your own questions to Xiran and Chloe at this unmissable event.

Tickets

£5 general admission

£18 including a copy of Iron Widow (UK Post Only)

£35 including copies of Iron Widow and Our Violent Ends (UK Post Only)

 

'Absolutely epic. This is the historical-inspired, futuristic sci-fi mash-up of my wildest dreams. Iron Widow charges headfirst into a world of giant mechas and uncompromising characters. The brutal beauty of Xiran Jay Zhao's writing kept me glued to the page from start to finish.'

- Chloe Gong, author of These Violent Delights

 

Xiran Jay Zhao (they/them) is a first-gen immigrant from small-town China, now based in Canada, who was raised by the internet. A recent graduate of Vancouver’s Simon Fraser University, they wrote science fiction and fantasy while they probably should have been studying more about biochemical pathways. Iron Widow is their debut novel and is the first book in a duology.

 

Chloe Gong(she/her) is the New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights and its sequel Our Violent Ends. She is a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she double-majored in English and International Relations. Born is Shanghai and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Chloe is now located on New York pretending to be a real adult. 

 

Please note that the Ticket & Book option for this event requires a UK postal address. Please do not select this option if you do not have a valid UK postal address as you will not receive the book and may still be charged. Books will be posted after the event and so will arrive a few days later.

This event is on Zoom. Please make sure you have Zoom installed and up to date on the device of your choice.

Please note that the Ticket & Book option for this event requires a UK postal address. Please do not select this option if you do not have a valid UK postal address as you will not receive the book and may still be charged. Books will be posted after the event and so will arrive a few days later.

This event is on Zoom. Please make sure you have Zoom installed and up to date on the device of your choice.

Waterstones, Online Events
Tuesday 2nd November 2021
19:30

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