Anaea Lay, Writers of the Future winner and author of "These Walls of Despair"

Event date: 
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 6:00pm

A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome local author Anaea Lay, winner of the Writers of the Future contest for her short story "These Walls of Despair", for a reading in celebration her success and of the release of this year's anthology of Writers of the Future winners!

A natural city girl raised in deep ruralia, Anaea Lay currently lives is Madison, Wisconsin where she sells real estate under a different name and collects jobs the way the internet collects cats. When she isn't advising clients on how well a potential home can be defended during the zombie apocalypse, she can be found running the Strange Horizons podcast, writing reviews for Publisher's Weekly, waxing poetic on the virtues of well-resourced management board games, or chasing the perfect recipe for the perfect cup of hot chocolate. Her short fiction has appeared in places such as Lightspeed, Apex, Daily Science Fiction and Waylines. Her long fiction on currently looking for a home. Anaea can be found online with her blog at

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