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Lift-off: Windhome by Kristin Landon

Celebratory pealing bells for Kristin Landon, whose absorbing SF novel Windhome lifts off today! This fascinating, nuanced story of first contact will be irresistible to readers of Le Guin, Butler, McDevitt, and Arnason. Grounded in science, with a plot rich in external and internal discovery, with vivid characters for whom the reader comes to care […]

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Windhome GoodReads Giveaway

At GoodReads, we just launched the giveaway for Kristin Landon’s riveting science fiction adventure Windhome. This fascinating, nuanced story of first contact will be irresistible to readers of Le Guin, Butler, McDevitt, and Arnason. Grounded in science, with a plot rich in external and internal discovery, with vivid characters for whom the reader comes to […]

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Windhome by Kristin Landon: Cover Reveal, Synopsis and Excerpt

Lovers of richly textured worlds and devotees of the wonder evoked by outstanding science fiction: nourish your dreams with multi-award winner Julie Dillon’s stunning cover for Kristin Landon’s Windhome, a distillation of the work’s elegiac beauty! The front cover, with its layout, and a different excerpt of the work, appear at The Qwillery. [Click on […]

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Byzantium in Speculative Fiction

On August 4-6, there will be a conference at Uppsala University titled “Reception Histories of the Future: Byzantinisms, Speculative Fiction and the Literary Heritage of Medieval Empire” organized by Dr. AnnaLinden Weller (you can see the program here). Dr. Weller invited me to contribute, so I’ll be giving a talk by proxy that is a […]

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Winter in July: M. Fenn’s Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet

Congratulations to M. Fenn, whose edgy space opera novella Piper Deez and the Case of the Winter Planet starts its ultra-cool investigations into domed city villainy today! Piper Deez is a nifty SFnal twist on hardboiled noir fused to space opera—Outland meets Smilla’s Sense of Snow with a hefty soupçon of Blade Runner—and the second […]