Tags: Women in SF&F Month 2020
Jennifer Marie Brissett Photo Women in SF&F Month: Jennifer Marie Brissett

Today’s guest is Jennifer Marie Brissett! Her short fiction has appeared in FIYAH, The Future Fire, Lightspeed Magazine, Motherboard VICE, Uncanny Magazine, and many other publications, and she’s also contributed to anthologies and collections such as Sunspot Jungle and Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler. Her science fiction debut novel, Elysium, won the Philip K. Dick Special Citation Award, was a finalist for the Locus Award for Best First Novel, and was selected for the Tiptree Award Honor List. Destroyer of Light, her […]

Shveta Thakrar Photo Women in SF&F Month: Shveta Thakrar

Today’s guest is fiction writer and poet Shveta Thakrar! Her story “The Rainbow Flame” was a selection in Year’s Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2015, and her work can also be found in Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold, Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft, A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: 15 Retellings of Asian Myths and Legends, The Underwater Ballroom Society, Uncanny Magazine, Mythic Delirium, and many other publications. Star Daughter, her debut novel, was described in the Rights […]

Sangu Mandanna Photo Women in SF&F Month: Sangu Mandanna

Today’s guest is The Lost Girl author and Color Outside the Lines editor Sangu Mandanna! If you’ve been following this site, you’ve probably seen me gush about her fantastic Mahabharata-inspired Celestial Trilogy, which begins with a secret princess besting her twin brother in a contest for a god-forged sentient warship—despite a war goddess advising her against taking that path. A Spark of White Fire, the first book in this young adult mythic space opera series, kept me riveted with superb pacing and […]

Women in SF&F Month 2020 Schedule Graphic Women in SF&F Month 2020: April 20–24 Schedule & Week in Review

Thank you so much to last week’s guests! There is another week of guest posts starting tomorrow, but before announcing the schedule, here’s how you can catch up on anything you’ve missed this month. All of the guest posts from April 2020 can be found here, the first week in review can be found here, and in last week’s guest posts: Emily Suvada (This Mortal Coil) wrote about the coronavirus pandemic—and the one thing that surprised her about it having […]

Sword of Fire by Katharine Kerr Book Cover Women in SF&F Month: Katharine Kerr

Today’s guest is fantasy and science fiction author Katharine Kerr! Her work includes the urban fantasy series Nola O’Grady and The Runemaster, the science fiction series Polar City, and of course, the epic fantasy books in her bestselling Celtic-inspired Deverry Cycle. Her latest novel, Sword of Fire, is the first book in The Justice War—a new trilogy set in the world of Deverry! What is Good Prose, Anyway? Katharine Kerr Both writers and readers love to discuss, and argue about, […]

Devin Madson Photo Women in SF&F Month: Devin Madson

Today’s guest is fantasy author Devin Madson! Her work includes We Ride the Storm, a finalist in the 2018 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off; In Shadows We Fall, winner of the 2017 Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novella; and The Vengeance Trilogy. We Ride the Storm and the rest of The Reborn Empire series are being traditionally published with the trade paperback of the first book coming in June—but you can read the ebook edition of We Ride the Storm right now! Perfectly […]