Event: These Burning Stars: A Queer Space Opera Debut Novel by Bethany Jacobs (November 9th, 2023)

RSVP on Eventbrite: Zoom / In-person November 9th, 6:00PM, CUNY Graduate Center Skylight Room, 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY

Please join us onsite or online for a reading, interview and book signing, featuring debut science fiction author Bethany Jacobs (These Burning Stars, Orbit Fall 2023) as interviewed by Margaret Rhee (The New School) and presented by Cathy N. Davidson (The Graduate Center, CUNY).

  • These Burning Stars: A Queer Space Opera Debut Novel by Bethany Jacobs
  • A Reading, Author Interview, and Book Signing
  • Interviewed by Margaret Rhee (Science Fiction writer, activist, and Assistant Professor of Media Studies, The New School)
  • Presented by Cathy N. Davidson (Futures Initiative Founding Director and Senior Advisor to the Chancellor on Transformation, and Distinguished Professor, The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  • This event will take place in a hybrid format. RSVP for zoom links and physical location at the CUNY Graduate Center. 

This event is part of the “University Worth Fighting For” public event series hosted by the Futures Initiative and cosponsored by:

  • Lambda Literary
  • The Graduate Center CUNY (CLAGS and the Department of English)
  • The New School (School of Media Studies and Creative Writing MFA Program, School of Public Engagement)


The Futures Initiative
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016-4309