Apr 182018
Author photo of Kate Heartfield.

Photo courtesy of John W. MacDonald.

ARMED IN HER FASHION and THE HUMOURS OF GRUB STREET author Kate Heartfield’s ALICE PAYNE ARRIVES and ALICE PAYNE RIDES, about a daring veteran’s daughter in 1780s England who, along with her scientist girlfriend, is recruited into the century-spanning History War, to Lee Harris at Tor.com, for publication in late 2018 and Spring 2019, negotiated by Jennie Goloboy.

Apr 042018

Author photo of Troy Bucher.Troy Bucher’s THE FALLEN GODS’ WAR trilogy, a coming of age, epic fantasy series, in which two characters must bridge opposing cultures to stop a pair of long-dead gods from returning to destroy their homeland, to Sheila Gilbert at DAW, by Jennie Goloboy.

Apr 032018

Congratulations to the DMLA authors nominated for the 2018 Hugo Awards!

Best Novel
Raven Stratagem, by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)

Best Novella
All Systems Red, by Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
Binti: Home, by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com Publishing)

Best Novelette
“Extracurricular Activities,” by Yoon Ha Lee (Tor.com, February 15, 2017)

Best Graphic Story
Black Bolt, Volume 1: Hard Time, written by Saladin Ahmed (Marvel)

Best Semiprozine
Escape Pod, editors include S.B. Divya
Fireside Magazine, editors include Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

Best Series
The Books of the Raksura, by Martha Wells (Night Shade)
The Divine Cities, by Robert Jackson Bennett (Broadway)

2018 Associated Awards (Not a Hugo Award):

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
Jeannette Ng

The World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) Award for Best Young Adult Book
Akata Warrior, by Nnedi Okorafor (Viking)

Feb 132018

Author photo of Georgina Kamsika.Georgina Kamsika’s GODDESS OF THE NORTH, an #OwnVoices contemporary fantasy about a bright young police detective who is secretly the Hindu goddess Saraswathi, who must solve a murder with repercussions in both the human world and the world of the gods, to Ashley Rugirello at Reuts by Jennie Goloboy.