Bill DeSmedt
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May 2005

Friday, May 27th - Sunday, May 29th
Balticon (the Baltimore MD Science Fiction Convention)
Panelist: “Is SF falling behind in its understanding of technology?” — Friday 9:00 pm
Panelist: “Why Isn’t Everyone Laughing? — Humor in SF/F” — Friday 10:00 pm
Panelist: “Hard SF — What Makes It Work?” — Saturday 8:00 pm
Reading: Saturday 3:00-4:00 pm
Signing: Sunday 1:00-2:00 pm
Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel
101 West Fayette Street
Baltimore MD 21201
(410) 752-1100

March 2005

Saturday, March 5th, 2:00 - 4:00pm
Hadley Barnes & Noble
335 Russell Street
Hadley MA 01035
(413) 584-8750

Saturday, March 5th, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Enfield Barnes & Noble
25 Hazard Avenue
Enfield CT 06082
(860) 745-7315

February 2005

Thursday, February 24th, 7:30 - 8:30pm
Greenwich Village Barnes & Noble
396 Avenue of the Americas (at 8th Street)
New York NY
(212) 674-8780

Saturday, February 12th, 2:00 - 4:00pm
B. Dalton
2500 Galleria Drive, Suite 179
Johnstown PA 15904
(814) 266-5650

January 2005

Wednesday, January 19th, 9:30 - 9:36 am
Radio Spot with Tim Quinn
WICC Bridgeport CT, AM 600

Friday, January 7th, 4:00 - 7:00pm
Otto's (established 1877)
107 West Fourth Street
Williamsport PA 17701
telephone: 1-570-326-5764
toll free: 1-888-762-4526

Bill signs Singularity up close and personal at one of America’s ten oldest bookstores.

Thursday, January 6th, 10:30 - 10:50 am+
Radio Interview with Jordan Rich
WBZ Boston, AM 1030, The Jordan Rich Show

Monday, January 3rd — ???
Web-radio Interview
The Dragon Page

Bill chats with co-hosts Michael R. Mennenga and Evo Terra about all things Singularity.

December 2004

Wednesday, December 29th, 10:30 - 10:40 am
Radio Spot with Rachel Lehcar
KAIR Kansas City KS

Tuesday, December 14th, 10:00 - 10:10 am
Radio Spot with Dennis Edwards
WSBA Harrisburg PA, AM 910

Monday, December 13th, 2:10 - 3:00 pm
Radio Interview with Alex Pennock
KPLW St Louis MO

Monday, December 13th, 11:05 - 11:20 am
Radio Spot with Tommy B.
KBUL Billings MT, AM 970

Sunday, December 12th — Friday, Christmas Eve
Web-radio Interview
Hour 25

Hour 25 host (and real-life rocket scientist) Warren James talks with Bill about Singularity, Russia, string theory, and the art/science/business of the first novel.

Friday, December 10th, 10:10 - 10:35 am
Radio Interview with Joe Scheibinger
KFIZ Greenbay WI, AM 1450

Thursday, December 9th, 10:10 - 11:00 pm
Radio Interview with McGraw Milhaven
KTRS St Louis MO, AM 550

Wednesday, December 8th, 7:05 - 7:15 am
Radio Spot with Bob Cudmore
WVTL Amsterdam NY, AM 1570

Monday, December 6th, 2:00 - 2:30 pm
Radio Interview with Chuck Harder
Liberty Broadcasting

Monday, December 6th, 11:15 - 11:25 am
Radio Spot with Shelley Irwin
WGVU Grand Rapids MI (NPR)

November 2004

Monday, November 29th, 7:00pm
Third Place Books
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA

Friday, November 26th, 7:00pm
University Bookstore
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA

Sunday, November 21st, 1:30pm
Mysterious Galaxy
7051 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard
San Diego, CA

Two Singularities in one: Bill shares the signing stage with two-time Hugo winner Vernor Vinge, author of True Names, Marooned in RealTime, and other tales of the (technological) Singularity.

Saturday, November 20th, 2:00pm
Dark Delicacies
4213 West Burbank Boulevard
Burbank, CA

Tuesday, November 16th, 6:00pm
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
201 Broadway, 8th floor
Cambridge, MA

Sunday, November 14th, 2:00pm
Bound to be Read
6300 San Mateo Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM

Friday, November 12th, 7:30pm
Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society
Center for Advanced Space Studies
3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX

Bill kicks off the Singularity booktour, appearing at the lecturn in company of Albert A. Jackson IV and Michael P. Ryan Jr, co-creators of the Tunguska black-hole hypothesis on which Singularity is based.