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  • One of the “Indigenous novelists reshaping North American science fiction, horror, and fantasy” ( The New York Times ), Rebecca Roanhorse is the bestselling author of the fantasy books Storm of Locusts , Trail of Lightning , and Race to the Sun .… more

  • Karen Russell ’s debut novel,  Swamplandia! , the tale of a family’s run-down alligator-themed Everglades amusement park, was a New York Times Best Book of the Year, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and a nominee for the Orange Prize. Her short story… more

  • One of contemporary sci-fi/fantasy’s most popular writers, Seanan McGuire won the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards for the Wayward Children series of books. Also the author of, among other books, the October Day series and the InCryptid series, she… more

  • Introduced by Sonia Sanchez. Walter Mosley is best known for the Easy Rawlins mystery series featuring the hard-boiled detective and World War II vet living in L.A.’s Watts neighborhood. His diverse body of work includes science fiction, story… more

  • Ben Winters is the author of the “bare-boned, raw and honest” ( Cleveland Plain Dealer ) Last Policeman trilogy, a pre-apocalyptic noir series for which he won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America and the Philip K. Dick Award for… more

  • Megan Hart is the author of many genres of romantic fiction, including historical, contemporary, romantic suspense, romantic comedy, futuristic, fantasy, and erotic. Her books include Tear You Apart , The Favor , Precious and Fragile Things ,… more

  • (Contains explicit content) “A feast for ravenous readers of eighteenth-century Scottish history, heroism and romance” ( Kirkus ), Diana Gabaldon’s New York Times bestselling Outlander novels contain elements of mystery, adventure, and science… more

  • (This recording contains explicit content) In Junot Díaz's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a Dominican American family haunted by an ancient curse is doomed to prison, torture, and ill-starred love. Like… more

  • R.A. Salvatore is the author of 22 New York Times bestselling fantasy and science fiction novels. His books have sold more than 15 million copies in the United States alone. Best known for his work in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms… more

  • Neuromancer, the debut novel of William Gibson, famously swept the science fiction Triple Crown, claiming the Nebula, Philip K. Dick, and Hugo awards. The first work to win all three prizes, Neuromancer envisioned a high tech world hip with the… more

  • Rick Moody is the author of nine books, including The Diviners and The Ice Storm, which was adapted into a critically acclaimed film starring Sigourney Weaver. Among his many honors, he has won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award and a Guggenheim… more

  • Author of the New York Times bestseller Waterdeep, science fiction master Troy Denning has written more than 19 novels, including many for the Star Wars Expanded Universe series. He is a former editor and game designer, most famously of Dark Sun,… more

  • Few authors can be credited with birthing a genre, but with his science fiction novel Neuromancer, William Gibson created “cyberpunk.” Gibson says his new novel “is set in the same universe,’ as Pattern Recognition ... It takes place during the… more

  • Timothy Zahn published a dozen science fiction novels and novellas, two of which were nominated for, and one of which won, the prestigious Hugo Award, before he picked up writing where the Star Wars movie trilogy left off. He has since published… more

  • ( This recording contains explicit content. ) Not suitable for individuals under 18 Walter Mosley is the author of more than twenty-five critically acclaimed books, including the best-selling Easy Rawlins mystery series. His work includes literary… more

  • Orson Scott Card is the author of the sci-fi classic Ender's Game (1985), "the science fiction novel for people who don't think they like science fiction." He was the first author ever to win both the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the Hugo… more

  • Few authors can be credited with birthing a genre, but with his remarkable science fiction novel, Neuromancer, William Gibson did just that. As the father of "cyberpunk", Gibson is credited with the phrase "cyberspace" and consequently has made a… more

  • Orson Scott Card is the author of the sci-fi classic Ender’s Game (1985), “The science fiction novel for people who don’t think they like science fiction”. He was the first author ever to win both the Nebula award for best novel and the Hugo award… more