This Saturday, 15th November, Isobelle Carmody will be at Oxford Bookstore in Delhi with a number of other contributors to launch Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean, a new collection of sci-fi and fantasy writing, including six graphic stories.
Be transported into dystopian cities and alternate universes. Hang out with unicorns, cyborgs and pixies. Learn how to waltz in outer space. Be amazed and beguiled by a fairy tale with an unexpected twist, a futuristic take on a TV cooking show, and a playscript with tentacles. In other words, get ready for a wild ride!The all-female, all-star contributors are Samhita Arni, Kuzhali Manickavel, Manjula Padmanabhan, Vandana Singh, Payal Dhar, Anita Roy, Annie Zaidi, Penni Russon, Kate Constable, Isobelle Carmody, Justine Larbalestier, Alyssa Brugman, Kirsty Murray, Margo Lanagan, Priya Kuriyan, Prabha Mallya, Amruta Pail, Lily Mae Martin, Nicki Greenberg and Mandy Ord. Isobelle Carmody's contribution is a graphic novel, called Runners. Internationally, Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean can be bought directly from Zubaan Books. Allen & Unwin Australia are also releasing the book in Feburary 2015; for more information see Allen & Unwin's Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean page. If you happen to be in Dehli this Saturday, and can make it to the book launch, it's from 11:00am-1:00pm at Oxford Bookstore in New Dehli. At the launch, Isobelle Carmody, along with Kirsty Murray, Priya Kuriyan and Anita Roy will talk about what it takes to imagine a different universe.