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Ken Liu


China

Ken Liu has won the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards and been a finalist for the Sturgeon and Locus Awards.

His debut fantasy novel, THE GRACE OF KINGS, will be published by Simon & Schuster in 2015. Saga will also release a collection of his short stories.

A programmer as well as a lawyer, Ken has published stories in F&SF, Asimov's, Analog, Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, and Lightspeed, among other places. Besides writing original fiction, he also translates fiction from Chinese into English.

He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and daughters.
 
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Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (2016) : The Grace of Kings


Ken Liu recommends
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The Rebirths of Tao (2014)
(Tao, book 3)
Wesley Chu
"Filled with non-stop action and brilliant asides on the history of our spies."
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The Jewel and Her Lapidary (2016)
Fran Wilde
"A splendid tale of courage and transformation in a world as exquisite Wilde's pose"
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Runtime (2016)
S B Divya
"A thrilling romp through a gleaming cybernetic future I wish more science fiction were as exciting and relevant."
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The Stars Are Legion (2017)
Kameron Hurley
"The Stars are Legion is a profoundly moving tale of self-discovery and self-construction in a world as wondrously layered as its unforgettable protagonist."
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Seven Surrenders (2017)
(Terra Ignota, book 2)
Ada Palmer
"A cornucopia of dazzling, sharp ideas set in rich, wry prose that rewards rumination with layers of delight. Provocative, erudite, inventive, resplendent."
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Love and Other Consolation Prizes (2017)
Jamie Ford
"Heartbreaking, wondrous, triumphant."
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The Uploaded (2017)
Ferrett Steinmetz
"Featuring one of the most original magic systems ever devised and a pair of likable, layered protagonists, Flex is a fast-paced, imaginative, and emotionally engaging adventure. The developing friendships and rapport among the characters are portrayed with sensitivity and avoids cliches, and the magical battle sequences are rigorous and filled with ingenious touches that will make gamers and tax lawyers alike grin with joy."

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