More news: “Semiosis” is a finalist for the Locus Best First Novel Award!

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the finalists for its 2019 awards today. Semiosis is one of the ten finalists in the Best First Novel category. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle, WA, June 28 to 30. Awards are presented in sixteen catagories. Locus Magazine has covering the speculative … Continue reading More news: “Semiosis” is a finalist for the Locus Best First Novel Award!

“Semiosis” is on the Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist!

  I am thrilled to announce that Semiosis is shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. The shortlist was announced today, and the full list is: Semiosis by Sue Burke (HarperVoyager) Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris) Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi (Oneworld) The Electric State by Simon Stålenhag (Simon and Schuster) Rosewater … Continue reading “Semiosis” is on the Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist!

John Muir ecstatically describes spring in the mountains

“How deep our sleep last night in the mountain’s heart, beneath the trees and stars, hushed by solemn-sounding waterfalls and many soothing voices in sweet accord whispering peace! “And our first pure mountain day, warm, calm, cloudless — how immeasurable it seems, how serenely wild! I can scarcely remember its beginning. Along the river, over … Continue reading John Muir ecstatically describes spring in the mountains