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Christopher at Worldcon!

Christopher will be attending Worldcon in Kansas City this year. The event goes from August 17 to August 21 and the author has activities marked for every day, including an autograph session and eight panels. Please stop by and say hello!

Worldcon is a convention which celebrates the best of science fiction. It is held in a different city each year. In 2016, the event is known as MidAmeriCon II due to its return, after 40 years, to Kansas City.

Besides the Hugo Awards, given to the best science fiction and fantasy works as voted by attendees, the event has autograph sessions, speeches and exhibits during the five day schedule. You can see all of Christopher’s schedule here!

The Discommodious Wedding cited as one of Ken Schneyer top three favorite novelettes of 2015

Once again, The Discommodious Wedding, third book of The Elephant and Macaw Series, has been cited as one of the top works of 2015. This time, author Ken Schneyer listed it as one of his three favorite novelettes of 2015, in his 2015 Award-Eligible Stories and Recommendations. For those unaware of his work, Ken is a writer, an active member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, and a member of the Cambridge Science Fiction Workshop. He received the Nebula Award in 2014. Ken also had great publications in 2015, such as “The Plausibility of Dragons” in Lightspeed Magazine #66


You can see the rest here. Be sure to check it out the rest of his recommendations as well!


The Discommodious Wedding cited as Aliette de Bodard’s favorite novelette of 2015

The Discommodious Wedding, third book of The Elephant and Macaw Series, has been cited by Aliette de Bodard as her favorite novelette of 2015, in her interview at The Book Smugglers. For those unaware of her work, Aliette is a writer of speculative fiction, with stories that have appeared in Interzone, Clarkesworld Magazine and the Year’s Best Science Fiction, among others. She won the Nebula Award in 2012 and 2013. This year marked the launch of her amazing new novel, The House of Shattered Wings, published by Gollancz.


You can see the interview here. Be sure to check it out! There’s lots of  great recommendations there.


Many thanks to Alliete!