Clash of the Geeks

Wil Wheaton, John Scalzi and Subterranean Press are proud to announce the ebook of conflict of the Geeks, a different and fantastical digital chapbook that includes tales by way of Wheaton, Scalzi, ny occasions bestseller Patrick Rothfuss, Norton Award winner and Hugo most sensible Novel nominee Catherynne M. Valente, Hugo and Nebula Award nominee Rachel Swirsky and others, for the good thing about the Michigan/Indiana associate of the Lupus Alliance of the US.

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