Ruthanna Emrys is the author of A Half-Built Garden, Winter Tide, and Deep Roots, as well as co-writer of “Reactor’s Reading the Weird” column with Anne M. Pillsworth. She also writes radically hopeful short stories about religion and aliens and psycholinguistics. She lives in a mysterious manor house on the outskirts of Washington, D.C. with her wife and their large, strange family. There she creates real versions of imaginary foods, gives unsolicited advice, and occasionally attempts to save the world.


Strange Species: Science Fiction

March 21, 2024 1PM – 2:30PM

Two science fiction novels, A Half Built Garden by Ruthanna Emrys and Underjungle by James Sturz, create imaginative worlds to probe the state of humanity with fascinating questions.

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