Jayme Lynn Blaschke will sign and discuss Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse (History Press; $24.99).
Jayme Lynn Blaschke is the author of Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse and co-author of the photo book Ghosts of the Chicken Ranch with Lisa Elliott Blaschke. His fiction has appeared in Interzone, Fast Ships, Black Sails and Cross Plains Universe, among other places. He's the former fiction editor ofRevolutionSF.com, and former media director for Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. A collected volume of his SF-themed interviews, Voices of Vision: Creators of Science Fiction and Fantasy Speak, is available from the University of Nebraska Press. Blaschke lives in New Braunfels, Texas, where he is currently working on a YA science fiction novel titled Sailing Venus.
Thanks to the classic Dolly Parton film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and ZZ Top's ode "La Grange," many people think they know the story of the infamous Chicken Ranch. The reality is more complex, lying somewhere between heartbreaking and absurd.