Michael Marshall Smith to visit Derby, UK
From Alex Davis:
Michael Marshall is a novelist and screenwriter. His first novel, Only Forward, won two major literary awards. His second, Spares, is currently under option at Paramount - after originally being optioned by Stephen Spielberg's DreamWorks SKG. His third, One Of Us, was optioned by Warner Brothers. He has more recently written best-selling thriller such as The Straw Men, The Lonely Dead and Blood of Angels. His next novel, The Intruders will be published in April.
Michael is currently engaged in the development of original television and movie projects, and six of his short stories are currently being adapted for television. He will be reading from his work and answering any of your questions.
Also reading on the night will be Hazard Warning, who are three local crime writers, Rod Duncan, Clare Littleford and Sally Spedding. Each will read one part of a three-part interlinked story to begin the event.
Date and Time: Thursday 15 March 2007, 7.30pm
Location: Guildhall Theatre, Derby.
Cost: £9, concessions £7
Tickets from Assembly Rooms Box Office, 01332 255800
For more details, go to: http://www.assemblyrooms-derby.co.uk/WhatsOn/Shows/070315michealmarshall.htm
Clearly Mike's reading and talk may be the thing for SF readers (and writers!), as well as a chance to discuss what it is like to be part of the US film and TV industry machines!