Reading & Signing: The Historical Chronicles of Elinor Sturgeon and the Last Human Colony
R.T. Kilgore will begin the reading by giving a brief description of her new science-fiction novel, The Historical Chronicles of Elinor Sturgeon and the Last Human Colony, and discussing the motivations behind it. Kilgore’s writing is inspired by the religions effect on our culture, race and gender inequality, and the violence and bigotry affecting our public schools and the world in general. She will then read a short section from her novel.
ABOUT ELINOR STURGEON:
Earth is long gone! Seventy-two humans have been saved from dying on a lifeless planet by the Par, and now they are expected to fight in an intergalactic war. Does Elinor fight for the Par, the creatures that enslaved her, or does she let the humans die along with everyone else?
R.T. Kilgore is a science fiction author born and raised in Austin, Texas. She traveled to the University of Iowa to earn her degree in Victorian Literature, and while there she was also able to take part in the University’s renowned creative writing program. Kilgore currently resides in Leander, Texas with her dog, Pilgrim, and has been teaching English at Leander High School for two years. Kilgore published her first full length novel, The Historical Chronicles of Elinor Sturgeon and the Last Human Colony, in February 2019.