Tags: Women in SF&F Month 2020
A. K. Larkwood Photo Women in SF&F Month: A.K. Larkwood

Today’s guest is fantasy author A.K. Larkwood! The Unspoken Name, her fantastic debut novel released earlier this year, primarily follows an orc woman serving the extraordinarily powerful (and power-hungry) mage who saved her from being sacrificed to a god. It has a wonderful narrative voice that captivated me immediately, world-hopping, a lovely f/f romance, and a highly entertaining dynamic between the main protagonist and one of the mage’s other servants—who often have to work together but hate having to work together! […]

Isabel Ibañez Photo Women in SF&F Month: Isabel Ibañez

Today’s guest is author and illustrator Isabel Ibañez! Woven in Moonlight, her YA fantasy debut novel, involves a revolution and magical weaving in a world inspired by Bolivian history, politics, and culture. It was just released earlier this year—with a gorgeous cover that she designed and created! When I sat down to write Woven in Moonlight, I knew, from the beginning, three things: this story would be about a revolution, and second, it would include plot points inspired by real events in […]

Emily Suvada Photo Women in SF&F Month: Emily Suvada

Today’s guest is science fiction author Emily Suvada! This Mortal Coil, her debut novel and the first book in a STEM-focused thriller trilogy of the same name, won the Oregon Spirit Book Award and was a finalist for the Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and the Readings Young Adult Book Prize. It was followed by This Cruel Design, and the series was completed with the release of This Vicious Cure earlier this year. On Heroes, […]

Women in SF&F Month 2020 Schedule Graphic Women in SF&F Month 2020: April 13–17 Schedule & Week in Review

Women in SF&F Month 2020 is now underway—thank you so much to all of last week’s guests! Before announcing next week’s schedule, here’s some information on the month so far in case you missed any of last week’s guest posts. All of the guest posts from April 2020 can be found here, and in last week’s guest posts: Emily Skrutskie (Bonds of Brass, The Abyss Surrounds Us, Hullmetal Girls) discussed her love of badass moms as characters and six of her […]

Jennifer Estep Photo Women in SF&F Month: Jennifer Estep

Today’s guest is New York Times and USA Today bestselling fantasy author Jennifer Estep! She’s the author of the urban fantasy series Elemental Assassin, the young adult urban fantasy series Mythos Academy and Black Blade, and the paranormal romance series Bigtime (featuring superheroes/villains!). Crown of Shards, her epic fantasy trilogy beginning with Kill the Queen, was recently completed with the release of Crush the King last month. Greetings! Thanks to Kristen for asking me to guest blog. I appreciate it. […]

K. S. Villoso Photo Women in SF&F Month: K.S. Villoso

Today’s guest is K.S. Villoso, author of The Agartes Epilogues series and Blackwood Marauders. The Wolf of Oren-Yaro, the first novel in her epic fantasy trilogy Chronicles of the Bitch Queen, was recently republished by Orbit Books with the next two books in the series following soon—The Ikessar Falcon in September and the new conclusion next year. I’m excited for the rest of this series since The Wolf of Oren-Yaro is exactly the type of book I love to read: a character-driven story with a […]