Tuesday, April 12th @ 5:15pm | Lit@MIT & Virtual STARR Forum presents, Malka Older – Author's Talk

Published on: March 30, 2022

Author’s Talk When: April 12th @ 5:15pm (ET) Where: Hayden Library Nexus Space, 14S-130 Register here: https://litatmit-malkaolder.eventbrite.com & Virtual STARR Forum: Governing the Unpredictable: Disasters, the State, and Futures When: Wednesday, April 13th @ 4:30pm (ET) Where: Virtual Event; Registration Required for zoom. http://calendar.mit.edu/event/GoverningTheUnpredictable Malka Older is a writer, aid worker, and sociologist. Her science-fiction political thriller Infomocracy was named one of the best books of 2016 by Kirkus, Book Riot, and the Washington Post. She has been the lead writer for two seasons of the licensed Orphan Black audio sequel on Realm, and her acclaimed short story collection And Other Disasters came out in November 2019. Her novella The Mimicking of Known Successes, a murder mystery set on a gas giant planet, comes out in early 2023. She is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University, where she teaches on humanitarian aid and predictive fictions, and hosts the Science Fiction Sparkle Salon. Her opinions can be found in The New York Times, The Nation, Foreign Policy, and NBC THINK, among other places. Sponsored by the MIT Literature Section & Center of International Studies’ STARR Forum. Attendees who are not members of the MIT Community on COVID Pass, please contact tranvoj@mit.edu for a Tim Ticket or register here. More info on COVID-19 protocol here: http://covidapps.mit.edu/visitor