Apr 102019

Congratulations to the DMLA authors nominated for the 2019 Hugo Awards!

Best Novel
Revenant Gun, by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)

Best Novella
Artificial Condition, by Martha Wells (Tor.com publishing)
Binti: The Night Masquerade, by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com publishing)

Best Novelette
The Only Harmless Great Thing, by Brooke Bolander (Tor.com publishing)

Best Short Story
“The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat,” by Brooke Bolander (Uncanny Magazine 23, July-August 2018)

Best Series
Machineries of Empire, by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)

Best Graphic Story
Abbott, written by Saladin Ahmed, art by Sami Kivelä, colours by Jason Wordie, letters by Jim Campbell (BOOM! Studios)
Black Panther: Long Live the King, written by Nnedi Okorafor and Aaron Covington, art by André Lima Araújo, Mario Del Pennino and Tana Ford (Marvel)

Best Semiprozine
Elsa Sjunneson-Henry as managing editor for Fireside Magazine
Elsa Sjunneson-Henry as special issue editor for Uncanny MagazineDisabled People Destroy Science Fiction

Best Fan Writer
Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

2019 Associated Awards (Not a Hugo Award):

Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book
Dread Nation, by Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
Jeannette Ng (2nd year of eligibility)

Feb 252019

Congratulations to all the DMLA authors who made the 2018 Nebula Awards Finalist list!

Witchmark by C.L. Polk (Tor.com Publishing)

Alice Payne Arrives by Kate Heartfield (Tor.com Publishing)
Artificial Condition by Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)

The Only Harmless Great Thing by Brooke Bolander (Tor.com Publishing)
“The Substance of My Lives, The Accidents of Our Births” by Jose Pablo Iriarte (Lightspeed 1/18)

The Road to Canterbury by Kate Heartfield (Choice of Games)

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)

Feb 192019

Congratulations to all the DMLA authors who made the 2018 Locus Recommended Reading list!

Revenant Gun, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris US; Solaris UK)

The Monster Baru Cormorant, Seth Dickinson (Tor)
Temper, Nicky Drayden (Harper Voyager US)
Foundryside, Robert Jackson Bennett (Crown; Jo Fletcher)
Deep Roots, Ruthanna Emrys (Tor.com Publishing)
Creatures of Want and Ruin, Molly Tanzer (John Joseph Adams)

The Listener, Robert McCammon (Cemetery Dance)

The Agony House, Cherie Priest & Tara O’Connor (Levine)
Dread Nation, Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)

Semoisis, Sue Burke (Tor)
Armed in Her Fashion, Kate Heartfield (ChiZine)
Witchmark, C.L. Polk (Tor.com Publishing)

Brief Cases, Jim Butcher (Ace; Orbit UK)

Artificial Condition, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
Rogue Protocol, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)

“Okay, Glory”, Elizabeth Bear (Twelve Tomorrows)
“No Flight Without the Shatter”, Brooke Bolander (Tor.com 8/15/18)
The Only Harmless Great Thing, Brooke Bolander (Tor.com Publishing)

“The Starship and the Temple Cat”, Yoon Ha Lee (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 2/1/18)
“Contingency Plans for the Apocalypse”, S.B. Divya (Uncanny 1–2/18)
“Mother of Invention”, Nnedi Okorafor (Future Tense)

Feb 062019

Publishers Weekly:  Bensen has created some larger-than-life characters, but the true star of the tale is Junction itself. The author’s creativity gambols across the planet along with his characters, and the journey is as much about the weird creatures as it is about the human drama.

Jan 312019

a pair of black ear budsWorld English Audio rights Anna Kashina’s SHADOWBLADE, to Michael Olah at Dreamscape Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier, for Jennie Goloboy.

Jan 022019

Congratulations to the DMLA authors who have made Vulture’s list of 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2018!

  • Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett
  • Temper by Nicky Drayden
  • Semiosis by Sue Burke
Dec 202018

Nicole Glover’s THE CONDUCTORS, an historical fantasy set in post-Civil War Philadelphia, about a magic-wielding African-American couple, former conductors on the Underground Railroad, who solve mysteries the white authorities won’t touch, with a sequel, to John Joseph Adams at John Joseph Adams Books, by Jennie Goloboy.

Nov 302018

a pair of black ear budsDebut author Daniel M. Bensen’s JUNCTION, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Jennie Goloboy.

Dan Koboldt’s PUTTING THE SCIENCE IN FICTION, with foreword by NYT bestselling author Chuck Wendig, a collection of essays from scientists, physicians, engineers, and other experts to help authors get the science right and create more compelling fiction, to Kim Budnick at Tantor Media, by Katie Shea Boutillier on behalf of Paul E. Stevens, with Stacia Decker at Dunow, Carlson & Lerner representing Wendig.

Oct 222018

Author of the Majat Code series Anna Kashina’s SHADOWBLADE, in which a young blademaster must impersonate a lost princess and join a deadly political game that will upset the balance of powers in the empire, to Marc Gascoigne at Angry Robot, in a nice deal, for publication in May 2019, by Jennie Goloboy.


May 242018

Author photo of Sue Burke.Sue Burke’s SEMIOSIS: PAX, a sequel to SEMIOSIS, in which Earth sends new emissaries to the planet Pax, the planet where plants are the dominant intelligent species, and an untitled novel about perfect human clones and their struggle to fit into an imperfect world, again to Jennifer Gunnels at Tor, by Jennie Goloboy.