Tags: Women in Science Fiction
Women in SF&F Month Banner Women in SF&F Month 2019: Week in Review & Closing Links

Thank you so much to all of last week’s guests! In case you missed any of their essays, here’s a summary with links to guest posts from last week: Swati Teerdhala (The Tiger at Midnight) wrote an homage to unlikeable heroines such as Sansa Stark, a character she admired and felt was real, and discussed her initial concern that her own heroine, who seeks revenge for her family’s murder, needed to be “likeable.” Nalini Singh (Psy-Changeling, Psy-Changeling Trinity) discussed her […]

Fran Wilde Photo Women in SF&F Month: Fran Wilde

Today’s guest is fantasy and science fiction author Fran Wilde (who was also here during Women in SF&F Month 2017)! Her work includes the Bone Universe novels, beginning with her Compton Crook and Andre Norton Award–winning debut novel Updraft; “Only Their Shining Beauty Was Left,” which appeared in The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017; and “Clearly Lettered in a Mostly Steady Hand,” a Eugie Award winner and a Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards finalist. Riverland, her first middle grade novel, was […]

Swati Teerdhala Photo Women in SF&F Month: Swati Teerdhala

Today’s guest is Swati Teerdhala! The Tiger at Midnight, her debut novel, is the first book in a young adult fantasy trilogy inspired by Indian history and Hindu mythology. You can read a sample from The Tiger at Midnight on the publisher’s website, and you can read the full book after its release on April 23—tomorrow! The Unlikeable Heroine Swati Teerdhala The first time I heard someone call a heroine unlikeable, I was confused. To me, this heroine, Sansa Stark […]

Women in SF&F Month 2019 Schedule Graphic Women in SF&F Month 2019: April 22–26 Schedule & Week in Review

Thank you so much to all of last week’s guests! This month is flying by, and I can hardly believe the fourth week of guest posts begins tomorrow. Before announcing next week’s schedule, here’s some information on previous guest posts in case you missed any of them. All of the guest posts from April 2019 can be found here, and in last week’s guest posts: Tessa Gratton (The Queens of Innis Lear) wrote about her mother’s passing and grief, her […]

Alix E. Harrow Photo Women in SF&F Month: Alix E. Harrow

Today’s guest is fantasy author Alix E. Harrow! Her short fiction has appeared in publications such as Apex Magazine, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, Shimmer Magazine, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and it includes “Do Not Look Back, My Lion” and the Hugo and Nebula Award–nominated story “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies.” The Ten Thousand Doors of January, her debut novel, will be released this fall—on September 10 in the US and September 12 in the UK! My Mother’s […]

SL Huang Photo Women in SF&F Month: SL Huang

Today’s guest is speculative fiction author SL Huang! Her short fiction includes the novelette “The Little Homo Sapiens Scientist,” a science fiction retelling of “The Little Mermaid”; the science fiction story “The Woman Who Destroyed Us,” which was selected for the recently-released anthology The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 13; and the dark fairy tales in the Hunting Monsters series, “Hunting Monsters” and “Fighting Demons.” She’s also a writer for The Vela, a collaborative space opera serial that just […]