The Diversity Committees of the University of Illinois Library and the School of Information Sciences invite you to
An Evening with Anya Johanna DeNiro
January 28, 2020, 7:00 p.m. Central Time via Zoom
Registration is required; all are welcome
(registration closes Wednesday, January 27)
This event is part of the Becoming a Trans Inclusive Library Project
Anya Johanna DeNiro is a fantasy and science fiction writer based in Minnesota. She has written two collections, Skinny Dipping in the Lake of the Dead and Tyrannia and Other Renditions both published by Small Beer Press. She has also published numerous short stories that have been featured in Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, Tor, Persistent Visions, and many other anthologies, collections, and blogs. She is also the author of the novella City of A Thousand Feelings by publisher Aqueduct Press (2020), which is about the friendship and adventures of two trans women in a world filled with swords and sorcery. She has also created video games and written poems. is dedicated to writing stories that center trans women by creating complex and powerful characters that are not simply used as tropes. She aims to tell stories in which trans people can see their authentic selves reflected in the prose. Follow Anya on Twitter @adeniro.
Funding for this event comes from a Strategic Programs Initiative Fund grant from the Executive Committee of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library. We are grateful for their support.