Author Archives: Amal El-Mohtar

ToC Announcement: THE DJINN FALLS IN LOVE & OTHER STORIES

Last week, on Tor.com, Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin revealed the cover and Table of Contents for the anthology they’re editing for Solaris, due out in March 2017. It looks AMAZING, and I’m profoundly happy to have a story in it. From … Continue reading

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World Fantasy Convention Schedule

I’ll be at the World Fantasy Convention in Columbus, Ohio this coming weekend, arriving Thursday afternoon and leaving Monday morning. Below is my schedule! Very much looking forward to conversations with splendid people. A note on my reading: it’s possible the … Continue reading

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NPR Reviews: CROSSTALK by Connie Willis and WALL OF STORMS by Ken Liu

A couple of reviews of mine went up at NPR recently! Here are tastes of them. Crosstalk by Connie Willis If Crosstalk were a farce, I might be able to excuse the exhaustingly irritating representations of Irishness, throwaway lines about Moroccan … Continue reading

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October Appearances

If playing catch-up were a sport I’d be a star in the big leagues. So much has been going on — in the last several weeks I’ve moved from the countryside to the city, picked up my husband and cats … Continue reading

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NPR Review: EVERFAIR by Nisi Shawl

My review of Nisi Shawl’s much-anticipated steampunk alt-history novel Everfair is now up at NPR Books! Behold its stunning cover by Victo Ngai! Rejoice if you, like me, have been excited about this book’s creation for at least the last six years! Here’s a … Continue reading

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Uncanny Magazine Podcast Wins a Parsec Award!

What it says on the tin! Last night at DragonCon it was announced that Uncanny‘s podcast — where I read stories and poems! — won a Parsec Award. I’m thrilled to have contributed to this, and super excited to have one … Continue reading

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Open unto the fields, and to the sky

Happy 214th birthday to “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802,” one of a handful of Wordsworth poems that don’t make me roll my eyes into the nearest ditch. Yesterday I put on a big woolly jumper to go for … Continue reading

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Glories of the morning

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NPR Review: THE DREAM-QUEST OF VELLITT BOE by Kij Johnson

My review of Kij Johnson’s The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe is up at NPR Books today! Reading it was — appropriately — a trip. Here’s a bit of the review: This book held me spellbound from start to finish. It put me … Continue reading

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Yesterday, in Flowers

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