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Jo Walton


UK flag (b.1964)

Jo Walton writes science fiction and fantasy novels and reads a lot and eats great food. It worries her slightly that this is so exactly what she always wanted to do when she grew up. She comes from Wales, but lives in Montreal.
She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2002, the World Fantasy Award for Tooth and Claw in 2004, the Hugo and Nebula awards for Among Othersin 2012,  and in 2014.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
October 2024

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Trace Elements
 
Novels
   Tooth and Claw (2003)
   Lifelode (2009)
   Among Others (2011)
   My Real Children (2014)
   Poor Relations (2018)
   Lent (2019)
   Or What You Will (2020)
   Trace Elements (2024) (with Ada Palmer)
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Collections
   The Helix and the Hard Road (poems) (2013) (with Joan Slonczewski)
   Starlings (2018)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Non fiction
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Series contributed to
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Jo Walton recommends
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Spear (2022)
Nicola Griffith
"Breathtaking. Nicola Griffith knows what she's doing."
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A Memory Called Empire (2019)
(Teixcalaan, book 1)
Arkady Martine
"An elegant and accomplished example of the subgenre of subtle scheming with a background of stars. A delightful read. I couldn't put it down."
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Snow White Learns Witchcraft (2019)
Theodora Goss
"I was expecting this to be good, but it’s wonderful. Seeing these pieces together makes me realize what a vivid, authentic and important voice Goss is. These are real fairytales, magical, unsettling, touching, and brilliant. I loved every word."

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Anthologies containing stories by Jo Walton
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The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 (2015)
(Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, book 1)
edited by
John Joseph Adams and Joe Hill
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The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015 (2015)
(Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, book 7)
edited by
Rich Horton

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