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Jay Lake

USA flag (1964 - 2014)

Jay Lake lived in Portland, Oregon, where he worked on multiple writing and editing projects. His 2007 book Mainspring received a starred review in Booklist. His short fiction appeared regularly in literary and genre markets worldwide. Jay won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, Endeavour Award, and was a multiple nominee for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy
Jay Lake recommends
Hidden Cities (2011)
(Moshui, book 3)
Daniel Fox (Chaz Brenchley)
"Magnificent... This series ranges from imperial intrigue to ocean-spanning magic to the smallest lives."
Blood in the Skies (2011)
(Hellfire Chronicles, book 1)
G D Falksen
"This is steampunk clanking to life on the page..."
Command Performance (2020)
(Amazing Conroy)
Lawrence M Schoen
"Only Lawrence Schoen could blend the Mayan eschaton, nightclub hypnotism, corporate elitism, radical environmentalism, and good old-fashioned slam-bang adventure fiction."

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