Tags: Women in SF&F Month 2021
Women in SF&F Month Banner Women in SF&F Month 2021: Thank You and Links

Thank you so much to all of this year’s guests for the amazing essays and another fantastic Women in SF&F Month! And thank you so much to everyone who shared guest posts and news of this year’s series—I really appreciate it! This year’s series may be over, but I wanted to make sure there was a convenient way to find all of this year’s guest posts in case you missed any of them or are finding this later. This April […]

Photo of Hannah Whitten Women in SF&F Month: Hannah Whitten

Today’s guest is Hannah Whitten! Her first Wilderwood novel, For the Wolf, is described as “a dark, sweeping debut fantasy novel about a young woman who must be sacrificed to the legendary Wolf of the Wood to save her kingdom” that is for “fans of Uprooted and The Bear and the Nightingale.” It has received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and Kirkus, and it will be released in about a month—on June 1! The first fantasy I ever […]

Photo of Helene Wecker Women in SF&F Month: Helene Wecker

Today’s guest is Helene Wecker! She is the author of “Majnun,” a story published in the World Fantasy Award–nominated anthology The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories, as well as the New York Times bestselling novel The Golem and the Jinni. Her first novel, a wonderfully written historical fantasy book combining folklore with New York City around the turn of the twentieth century, also won the Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature and the Harold U. Ribalow Prize and was […]

Photo of M.J. Kuhn Women in SF&F Month: M.J. Kuhn

Today’s Women in SF&F Month guest is fantasy author M.J. Kuhn! Her debut novel, Among Thieves, is described as “a high-stakes heist novel set in a gritty world of magic and malice, and perfect for fans of Six of Crows!” While waiting for its release on September 7, you can read some great posts on her blog, find her on Facebook or Instagram, or follow her on Twitter. I think most of us have seen those posts online calling out some […]

Firebreak by Nicole Kornher-Stace - Book Cover Women in SF&F Month: Nicole Kornher-Stace

Today’s Women in SF&F Month guest is Nicole Kornher-Stace! Her short fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, Uncanny, and Best American Fantasy, among other publications, and her speculative poetry has been on the Rhysling Award ballot a couple of times with “The Changeling Always Wins” placing second in the Short Form category. Archivist Wasp, her debut novel, was a Norton Award finalist, and both this and its sequel, Latchkey, were on the Locus Recommended Reading List for Fantasy for their respective […]

Women in SF&F Month 2021: April 26–29 Schedule & Week in Review

Thank you to all of last week’s guests for another wonderful week of essays! Here are their guest posts in case you missed any of them: “Building an Empire” — Ciannon Smart (Witches Steeped in Gold) shared how she came to create the Jamaican-inspired secondary world of her YA fantasy debut novel. “Fantasy as Lucid Dream” — Ashaye Brown (Dream Country) explored the relationship between fantasy and dreams in an ode to imagination and creativity—and discussed why the genre does […]