Tags: Women in Horror
Women in SF&F Month Schedule Graphic Women in SF&F Month 2021: April 19–23 Schedule & Week in Review

Thank you so much to all of last week’s guests! Here are their guest posts in case you missed any of them: “Four Godmothers” — E. Lily Yu (On Fragile Waves, “The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees“) celebrated women in fantasy by discussing four authors whose work taught her about writing, giving her gifts like the wrong (but actually right) dreams and showing her the sorcery of language. “Creativity in Crisis” — H. M. Long (Hall of Smoke, Temple […]

Photo of Alexis Henderson Women in SF&F Month: Alexis Henderson

Today’s guest is speculative fiction writer Alexis Henderson! Her first published novel, The Year of the Witching, combines the horrors of mysterious witches in a spooky forest with the atrocities occurring in a puritanical society—and kept me riveted, even when I was having difficulty focusing in 2020! The Year of the Witching was also a Goodreads Choice Awards finalist in both the Best Horror and Best Debut Novel categories last year. Writing Dark Fiction: An Exercise In Self-Acceptance I often […]

Secrets of the Sands by Leona Wisoker - Book Cover Women in SF&F Month: Leona Wisoker

Today’s guest is speculative fiction author and editor Leona Wisoker! Her short fiction has been published in Cats in Space, Galactic Creatures, Sha’Daa: Inked, and other anthologies, and will soon be in Abyss & Apex as well. She is also the author of the stories and novels in Children of the Desert, a science fantasy series beginning with Secrets of the Sands. The last novel in the series, Servants of the Sands, was recently rereleased as two print volumes with […]

Daughter of the Storm by Kim Wilkins Women in SF&F Month: Kim Wilkins

Today, I’m thrilled to welcome Kim Wilkins! She’s a five-time Aurealis Award–winning author, having received it for The Infernal (which won both Best Fantasy Novel and Best Horror Novel), The Resurrectionists, Angel of Ruin, and “The Year of Ancient Ghosts.” Several of her other works have also been finalists for this award, including Giants of the Frost and both currently published books in her Blood and Gold series. Daughters of the Storm, the first Blood and Gold novel, is an […]

Everfair by Nisi Shawl Women in SF&F Month: Nisi Shawl

Today I’m thrilled to welcome Nisi Shawl! Her short fiction includes the story “Cruel Sistah,” which was selected for The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2006: 19th Annual Collection; the novella “Good Boy,” a World Fantasy Award finalist; and the short story collection Filter House, a Tiptree Award winner and a World Fantasy Award finalist. Her first novel, Everfair, was published last year and is one of this year’s Nebula Award nominees! Golden Ages By the time my debut novel Everfair appeared […]

Kat Howard Women in SF&F Month: Kat Howard

Today I’m thrilled to welcome World Fantasy Award-nominated author Kat Howard! Her debut novel, Roses and Rot, is an immersive story involving art, dark fairy tales, and two sisters with a complex relationship—and was one of my favorite books published in 2016! I’m very much looking forward to the release of her second novel, An Unkindess of Magicians, in September 2017, as well as her short fiction collection, wonderfully titled A Cathedral of Myth and Bone, in 2018. “Why are there so many […]