Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Liz Gorinsky are the fiction editors of Tor.com.
Patrick Nielsen Hayden, called by the Washington Post "one of the most literate and historically aware editors in science fiction," is the winner of three Hugo Awards and the World Fantasy Award for his editorial work?. He is the editor or co-editor of several original and reprint anthologies, including the Starlight series and the young adult anthologies New Magics and New Skies.
?As an editor at Tor Books for over 25 years, he is responsible for publishing the debut novels of many of the field's best writers, including Maureen F. McHugh, Susan Palwick, Cory Doctorow, Jo Walton, and John Scalzi.
Before writing fiction full-time, Charlie Jane Anders was for many years an editor of the extraordinarily popular science fiction and fantasy site io9.com. Her debut novel, the mainstream Choir Boy
, won the 2006 Lambda Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Edmund White Award. Her Tor.com story "Six Months, Three Days" won the 2013 Hugo Award and was optioned for television. Her debut science fiction and fantasy novel All the Birds in the Sky
appeared in 2016 to praise from, among others, Michael Chabon, Lev Grossman, and Karen Joy Fowler. She has also had fiction published by McSweeney's
, and ZYZZYVA
. Her journalism has appeared in Salon
, the Wall Street Journal
, Mother Jones
, and many other outlets.
James Alan Gardner is a 1989 graduate of the Clarion West Science Fiction Writers Workshop, and has had several science fiction stories and novellas appear in publications such as Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine
, Amazing Stories
, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
. He is the author of Expendable
, Commitment Hour
, and Radiant
. He was the grand prize winner of the 1989 Writers of the Future contest, has won the Aurora Award, and has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He lives in Canada.
Yoon Ha Lee is an American science fiction writer born on January 26, 1979 in Houston, Texas. Her first published story, "The Hundredth Question," appeared in Fantasy&Science Fiction
in 1999; since then, over two dozen further stories have appeared. She lives in Pasadena, California.
Nnedi Okorafor, born to Igbo Nigerian parents in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 8, 1974, is an author of fantasy and science fiction for both adults and younger readers. Her children's book Long Juju Man
(Macmillan, 2009) won the 2007-08 Macmillan Writer's Prize for Africa, and her adult novel Who Fears Death
(DAW, 2010) was a Tiptree Honor Book. She is an associate professor of creative writing and literature at the University at Buffalo.
PAUL PARK is the author of A Princess of Roumania
, and numerous other novels. He published his first novel in the 1980s and swiftly attracted notice as one of the finest authors on the "humanist" wing of American SF. His powerful, densely written narratives of religious and existential crisis on worlds at once exotic and familiar won him comparisons with Gene Wolfe and Brian Aldiss at their best. He lives in North Adams, Massachusetts.
Matthew Sanborn Smith is an American science fiction writer whose work has appeared at Chizine, Albedo One, GUD Magazine
, and Challenging Destiny
. He contributes to StarShipSofa and has his own podcast.Michael Swanwick
is the winner of five Hugo Awards for his short fiction. His several novels include the Nebula-winning Stations of the Tide
, the time-travel novel Bones of the Earth
, and the “industrial fantasy” novels The Iron Dragon’s Daughter
and The Dragons of Babel
. He lives in Philadelphia.
The author of many science fiction and fantasy novels, including The Guns of the South
, the "World War" series, and The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump
, Harry Turtledove
lives in Los Angeles with his wife, novelist Laura Frankos, and their four daughters.