The truth about Lope de Aguirre, who is mentioned in “Interference”

Chapter 3 of Interference contains this paragraph: “Long ago as a graduate student, I had researched a voyage embarked upon by Spanish conquistadors down the Amazon River in search of El Dorado. The travelers did not know that the purpose of the trip had been to gather together the most undesirable conquistadors — a ghastly … Continue reading The truth about Lope de Aguirre, who is mentioned in “Interference”

“Semiosis” ebook only $2.99

My publisher, Tor, has made a few ebooks available at the special price of only $2.99 throughout the entire month of April:   Semiosis by Sue Burke  Miranda and Caliban by Jacqueline Carey  Afterparty by Daryl Gregory Find out more about the books and get links to your favorite bookseller here: https://www.torforgeblog.com/2021/04/01/2-99-ebook-sale-april-2021/ *** My latest … Continue reading “Semiosis” ebook only $2.99

Stevland speaks about flowers and seeds

(This brief, moralizing rant by Stevland was cut from the original manuscript because the book was getting too long.) Sadly, I am the only one of my species. In addition to genetic advantages, sexual reproduction provides certain physical pleasures, and thus some hedonistic plants are self-pollinating despite the congenital defects that often occur; self-pollinators must … Continue reading Stevland speaks about flowers and seeds

Read an excerpt of my next book: Immunity Index

You can read a portion of Chapter 1 of Immunity Index at the Tor/Forge blog. It will be published on May 4: https://www.torforgeblog.com/2021/02/26/excerpt-immunity-index-by-sue-burke/ It’s not a sequel to Semiosis and Interference (the sequel, Usurpation, is on the way). Instead, this is the story of separated sisters, a virus, a rebellion — and a cantankerous woolly … Continue reading Read an excerpt of my next book: Immunity Index