Tags: Women in SF&F Month 2016
Rachel Cotterill Women in SF&F Month: Rachel Cotterill from Strange Charm

Today’s guest is Rachel Cotterill of Strange Charm! If you’re interested in discovering more science fiction and fantasy books written by women, you’ll want to check out Strange Charm: it’s dedicated to showcasing speculative fiction by women and often features books not being mentioned all over the blogosphere. Rachel and her co-blogger Joanna post new reviews and interviews on Mondays and Thursdays, and they also review some books based on fun themes. For instance, Rachel is reviewing some books with Foodie Magic, such […]

Women in SF&F Month Week 3 Guests Women in SF&F Month: Week 3 Schedule & Week 2 Summary

It’s that time again—time to announce this week’s Women in SF&F Month guests! But first, thank you to last week’s guests for another great week. In case you missed any of these articles, here’s what happened last week: Zen Cho (Sorcerer to the Crown, Spirits Abroad) discussed her path to learning to write women like herself as characters. Ilana C. Myer (Last Song Before Night) shared some insight into worldbuilding and discussed the depth that adding a religious system brought […]

Women in SF&F Month: Readers’ Recommendations Giveaway

This week I’m giving away one book from the list of nearly 1500 recommended SFF books by women begun by Renay—which book is up to the winner! It can be any book on the list available on the Book Depository that doesn’t cost more than $15 (in US dollars). There are a lot of excellent books recommended that would apply, such as: The Silvered by Tanya Huff My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey Both books […]

Helen Lowe Women in SF&F Month: Helen Lowe

Today’s guest is novelist and poet Helen Lowe! Her debut novel Thornspell won the Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novel – Young Adult, and the first two novels in her Wall of Night series were each honored by the Gemmell Awards: The Heir of Night won the Gemmell Morningstar Award in 2012 and The Gathering of the Lost was on the Gemmell Legend Award shortlist the following year. Her recently released novel, Daughter of Blood, is the third book in this […]

Elizabeth Bonesteel Women in SF&F Month: Elizabeth Bonesteel

Today’s guest is Elizabeth Bonesteel, whose debut science fiction novel The Cold Between was just released last month. It sounds like a great read, and as such, was on my list of most anticipated books being published this year! The next book in this new series will soon follow: Remnants of Trust is scheduled for release in November 2016. The Joy of Fighting Stereotypes I ran across a blog post a few years back called something like “How to write male […]

Sara Letourneau Women in SF&F Month: Sara Letourneau

Today’s guest is fantasy writer, poet, and blogger Sara Letourneau! I’ve enjoyed reading her thoughts on books on her website and blog, and as an added bonus, we seem to share similar taste in speculative fiction (she also had a high opinion of Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone and Naomi Novik’s Uprooted, among other works I love). Because of that, I’m thrilled she’s here this month discussing some favorite fantasy heroines with a common character trait! Profiles of Courage: Compelling Female […]