The Wold Newton Reading Extravaganza presents: The Habitation of the Blessed Launch Party with Catherynne Valente and featuring medieval multimedia, burlesque belly-dancing, and musical madness! Catherynne M. Valente will read from her newest novel, The Habitation of the Blessed, a journey into the medieval myth of Prester John. Brian Slattery and the West Constantinople Squeezebox All-Stars return to the Wold to provide the soundtrack while Jezebel Wood, Mary Cyn, and Katie Lennon will perform belly dancing and burlesque. Hosted by Edward Champion and Eric Rosenfield. Facebook RSVP.