My Sasquan Schedule 2015

I'm heading to my first Worldcon in a few days! I'm looking forward to my first big Con, and to spending time in Spokane and Seattle. My official schedule is below. See you there!

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My Readercon 2015 schedule

Readercon is an always excellent speculative literature-focused con. The panel topics and guest list are fantastic. Nicola Griffith, one of my favorite authors, is one of the Guests of Honor this year. Below is my schedule for the weekend. Can't…


My Balticon Schedule

I'll be at Balticon from May 22-25th. There's a ton going on. Movies and games and live podcast tapings and lots of great panels. Jo Walton, one of my favorite authors, is the guest of honor. Check out their website…

2014 by the numbers with bonus velociraptor

I started out to do a 2014-by-the-numbers thread to match last year's, but a couple of the awesome things that happened in my writing life this year aren't really quantifiable.

  • I got my first Nebula nomination, and a fancy…

My Award Eligible Stories for 2014

I've had another amazing writing year, thanks to all you editors, readers, reviewers, bloggers, writers, and all-around good human beings. 

As other people have been doing, I'm going to collect my stories from 2014 here for the convenience of those…


My World Fantasy Convention schedule


Everybody is only allowed one official panel or reading, but I'll be making appearances here and there:

Friday Nov 7th at 11:00 AM  - Regency E


  • Sarah Pinsker Moderator
  • Kit Reed
  • Mary Anne Mohanraj
  • S. M. Stirling…

My Capclave Schedule

I'll be at Capclave October 11th and 12th (not Friday, when I will be special guesting at Lea's CD release at the Creative Alliance.)

Saturday 10:00 am: Alternative Sexualities in SF/F (Ends at: 10:55 am)
Panelists: Shira LipkinEmmie

My Baltimore Book Festival Schedule


This weekend is my favorite event in my city, the Baltimore Book Festival!  They have great guests, great vendors, and all kinds of goings on. Because of construction around the monument, the festival has been moved from Mount Vernon…


My Readercon schedule!

I'll be on programming at Readercon this year! 

Readercon is an annual conference or convention devoted to "imaginative literature" — literary science fiction, fantasy, horror, and the unclassifiable works often called "slipstream." I've gone as an attendee for the last…


Balticon schedule

Here's my Balticon 2014 schedule! If you're attending Balticon, check the final schedule to make sure the rooms are correct. More info at Balticon's website:


  • Concert: Sarah Pinsker Fri 21:00 - 21:30, Salon C (Hunt Valley Inn)
  • Autographing: Sarah…

How Patti Smith Saved My Teeth

On Twitter on Friday, the wonderful writer Elizabeth Hand posted this link  to Patti Smith reading her poetry, in honor of National Poetry Month. I responded that I adored Patti Smith and she saved my teeth, and Ms. Hand suggested…