Join Jeff VanderMeer for a discussion about his new novel, Hummingbird Salamander, with Lidia Yuknavitch, co-produced by NYU’s 370J Project, NYU Skirball, and the Brooklyn Book Festival. Learn more about Hummingbird Salamander and The Verge.

Jeff VanderMeer is the author of Dead AstronautsBorne, and The Southern Reach Trilogy, the first volume of which, Annihilation, won the Nebula Award and the Shirley Jackson Award and was adapted into a movie by Alex Garland starring Natalie Portman. VanderMeer speaks and writes frequently about issues relating to climate change. He grew up in the Fiji Islands and now lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, Ann VanderMeer, and their cats, plants, and bird feeders.

Lidia Yuknavitch is the nationally bestselling author of the novels The Book of Joan, The Small Backs of Children, and Dora: A Headcase, and of the memoir The Chronology of Water. She is the recipient of two Oregon Book Awards and has been a finalist for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize and the PEN Center USA Creative Nonfiction Award. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Presented by Brooklyn Book Festival, 370 J Project, NYU and NYU Skirball.

Hummingbird Salamander