Tags: Writing
Photo of Premee Mohamed Women in SF&F Month: Premee Mohamed

Today’s Women in SF&F Month guest is speculative fiction author Premee Mohamed! Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies, including The Book of Witches and Robotic Ambitions: Tales of Mechanical Sentience; in Slate‘s Future Tense Fiction series of stories about science and technology; and in many publications, including Analog, Escape Pod, Fireside, and PodCastle. She is also the author of several longer works, such as the Aurora Award–winning post-apocalyptic novella The Annual Migration of Clouds, the Nebula and World Fantasy Award–winning […]

Photo of Samantha Mills Women in SF&F Month: Samantha Mills (with Book Giveaway!)

Women in SF&F Month opens today with a guest post by Nebula and Locus Award–winning author Samantha Mills—and a giveaway of her upcoming science fantasy debut novel, The Wings Upon Her Back! Her short fiction has been published in Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and others, and her stories have appeared on the Locus Recommended Reading List and the BSFA Awards longlist. “Rabbit Test,” her most recent short story, won the Nebula Award, the Locus Award, and the […]

Photo of Moniquill Blackgoose Women in SF&F Month: Moniquill Blackgoose

Today’s guest is fantasy and science fiction writer Moniquill Blackgoose! Her fantasy novel To Shape a Dragon’s Breath, the first book in a new series that will be released on May 9, is described as following “a young Indigenous woman [who] enters a colonizer-run dragon academy—and quickly finds herself at odds with the ‘approved’ way of doing things.” I’m excited she’s here today to discuss media representation, writing, and creativity! Let me tell you a story about media representation and […]

Photo of Sienna Frost and Cat Women in SF&F Month: Sienna Frost

This week’s first Women in SF&F Month guest is fantasy writer Sienna Frost! She is the author of the dark fantasy short story “Sirens” and the first book in the Obsidian series, Obsidian: Awakening, which is described as being “for lovers of brutal epic fantasy with intense political intrigues, strung together by heartbreaking love stories that will forever stay in your heart.” Her novel is a 2022 Indie Ink Awards finalist in several categories, including but not limited to Best […]

Photo of Leslye Penelope Women in SF&F Month: Leslye Penelope

Today’s Women in SF&F Month guest is fantasy and paranormal romance writer Leslye Penelope! She is the author of Song of Blood & Stone, which was selected as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time, and the rest of the books in the Earthsinger Chronicles, as well as Savage City, described as “a dystopian, enemies-to-lovers, portal, shifter fantasy romance.” Her latest novel, The Monsters We Defy, is a heist story described as “historical fantasy that weaves […]

Photo of Vida Cruz-Borja Women in SF&F Month: Vida Cruz-Borja

This week’s first Women in SF&F Month guest is science fiction and fantasy author Vida Cruz-Borja! She is the author of the excellent IGNYTE Award–winning essay “We Are the Mountain: A Look at the Inactive Fantasy Protagonist,” which appears in the new essay collection Letters to a Writer of Color. Her short fiction includes “Odd and Ugly” and “Have Your #Hugot Harvested at This Diwata-Owned Café,” and she has two collections: Beyond the Line of Trees and, most recently, Song […]