It’s a 24 hour internet book party!

Robin Sloan, author of the just-released GLOW IN THE DARK novel Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore, is hosting a 24 hour live-streaming internet party starting at 9PM tonight! And then, at 7PM on October 4, the party goes offline and IRL at the Center for Fiction (co-hosted by Electric Literature and Farrar, Straus and Giroux). RSVP for the party here; read the story that inspired the novel here.

p.s. The book really glows in the dark! For anyone who ever loved books and glow-in-the-dark wall stickers as a kid, this is a very, very exciting synthesis of fun. Penumbra sez: “Be sure to keep it somewhere sunny during the day today… it charges up, just like Superman.”


— Elissa Goldstein was born and raised in Melbourne. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College and is the Online Editor of Electric Literature. You can find her here.

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