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Kameron Hurley
Kameron Hurley is an award-winning author and advertising copywriter. Hurley grew up in Washington State, and has lived in Fairbanks, Alaska; Durban, South Africa; and Chicago. She has a degree in historical studies from the University of Alaska and a Master's in History from the University of... show more

Kameron Hurley is an award-winning author and advertising copywriter. Hurley grew up in Washington State, and has lived in Fairbanks, Alaska; Durban, South Africa; and Chicago. She has a degree in historical studies from the University of Alaska and a Master's in History from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, specializing in the history of South African resistance movements. Her essay on the history of women in conflict "We Have Always Fought" was the first blog post to win a Hugo Award. It was also nominated for Best Non-Fiction work by the British Fantasy Society.Hurley is the author of God's War, Infidel, and Rapture, a science-fantasy noir series which earned her the Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer and the Kitschy Award for Best Debut Novel. Her latest novel, The Mirror Empire is published by Angry Robot Books, and the sequel, Empire Ascendant, will be out in October 2015. Her first space opera, The Stars are Legion, will be published from Simon and Schuster's Saga imprint in fall of 2016.She has won the Hugo Award twice, and been a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Nebula Award, the Locus Award and the BSFA Award for Best Novel. Additionally, her work has been included on the Tiptree Award Honor List and been nominated for the Gemmell Morningstar Award.Hurley's short fiction has appeared in magazines such as Lightspeed, Vice Magazine's Terraform, EscapePod, and Strange Horizons, as well as anthologies such as The Lowest Heaven, The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women,Year's Best SF and the upcoming Meeting Infinity. Her work has been translated into Romanian, Swedish, German, Hebrew, Chinese, Spanish and Russian. She is also a graduate of Clarion West.Her nonfiction has appeared in The Atlantic, and she writes a regular column for Locus Magazine. A collection of her essays The Geek Feminist Revolution, will be out from Tor Books in 2016.In addition to her writing, Hurley has been a Stollee guest lecturer at Buena Vista University and taught copywriting at the School of Advertising Art. Hurley currently lives in Ohio, where she's cultivating an urban homestead.
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Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 1 month ago
I really enjoyed this essay collection, especially the first section that aimed its focus on writers (and artists in general). It genuinely inspired me. The collection as a whole gives some great insight into many things but most especially focuses on feminist topics, privilege, the writing industry...
Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it 4 months ago
Nyx was a soldier. Nyx was a government backed assassin and bounty hunter. Now she works for herself with her own rag-tag team making a living in the grim, war-torn land of Nasheen Life isn’t good, a centuries long war has turned Nasheen pretty apocalyptic and winning is surviving to see the next ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 6 months ago
The lack of recognition for female SF writers appears to be particularly acute for what's known as 'hard science fiction', i.e. science fiction that pays fairly close attention to scientific plausibility, and that seeks to break as few physical laws as possible (in an ideal universe, perhaps, none)....
Tannat
Tannat rated it 9 months ago
Still a pretty awesome book, although not quite as great the second time around. I think I was just in the perfect head space to read it initially. The reread did help in picking up explanations about the world that weren't as obvious the first time around. And I felt like things picked up once we e...
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Tannat rated it 11 months ago
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