Marianne J. Dyson


Dyson at Ohio Aerospace Institute, 2016.
Dyson at Ohio Aerospace Institute, 2016.
Photo: Ed Wong/AIAA.

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Upcoming Appearances

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  • Second Mondays. Houston Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers Meetup.
  • Fourth Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, The Black Labrador on Montrose (at Richmond), Houston Writers House.
  • Fourth Thursdays, 7 PM, Clear Lake Park, Bay Area Writers League (BAWL) monthly meeting.
  • Tuesdays, October 18-December 13, 4:30-5:30 PM, teaching an after-school 8-week course called “Write Now!” for ages 10 and up (parents and adult writers welcome). Through a series of exercises and critiques, students will learn how to craft a story and pursue publication. Course meets at St. Thomas the Apostle in Nassau Bay. To register, contact the school and ask for the Enrichment Coordinator. Cost is $200.
  • Wednesday, October 19, presenting “Ready for launch?!” at Harvard Elementary School’s Literacy Night. Students will learn what it feels like to go into space and check out a scale model of the International Space Station.
  • Monday, November 14, guest on The Space Show with Dr. David Livingston to discuss 35th anniversary of STS-2’s landing, experiences as one of the first female flight controllers, and efforts to encourage young people to consider STEM careers.

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