Item Name: Lunch with Cat
Starting Bid: $15 (bidding is currently at $125)
Auction Ending: March 28th
Notes: If bids go high enough, I would consider offering two of these.
My name is Catherynne M. Valente. I've written six novels. Some of them have won awards like the Tiptree and the Mythopoeic Award. I'm generally personable and a good date. So what am I putting up for auction?
A lunch alone with me at an upcoming con, be it Penguicon, Readercon, WIscon Worldcon, etc. Or, if you can't make the cons the same lunch at one of my tour stops over the next few months.
Obviously I will pick up the tab for lunch. You can pick the restaurant, anything you like, within reason. We can talk publishing or not, as you please. You can pitch me your book or talk about secret dreams and old loves. Up to you. It's a chance to get some bonding time in away from the bustle of cons, to establish faces and names and a good memory, as opposed to a flash in a crowd.