This Fall's Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

What do science fiction and fantasy books have in store for you this fall? There are new fantasy series by Tad Williams and Jacqueline Carey. A brand new Culture novel by Iain M. Banks. Collaborations between Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross, and Larry Niven and Gregory Benford. A classic Gene Wolfe novel. A massive… » 8/23/12 1:57pm 8/23/12 1:57pm

Ask Ekaterina Sedia anything you want about Heart of Iron

In November, the io9 Book Club read Ekaterina Sedia's Heart of Iron. Now Sedia is coming to answer your questions about the book tomorrow, Friday, December 2. » 12/01/11 7:15am 12/01/11 7:15am

The io9 Book Club is in session! Let's talk about Ekaterina Sedia's …

Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In October, we read Ekaterina Sedia's novel Heart of Iron. Jump into comments to get started talking about it! » 11/29/11 4:53pm 11/29/11 4:53pm

io9 Book Club reminder: Meeting 11/29 to discuss Ekaterina Sedia's …

The io9 Book Club meets once per month to discuss a book, and then the author usually joins us for a chat. In November, we're meeting on the 29th to discuss Ekaterina Sedia's Heart of Iron. Watch for a post that day announcing the book club, and jump into comments for discussion! There's still time to read the book,… » 11/16/11 3:33pm 11/16/11 3:33pm

“House of Discarded Dreams” is a biologist's hallucination

With The House of Discarded Dreams, Ekaterina Sedia has written a satisfyingly complicated coming-of-age novel where "adulthood" isn't about leaving fantasy behind. In this beautiful, surreal story, a young biologist discovers that dreams are as meaningful as empirical research. » 6/15/10 8:30am 6/15/10 8:30am

Were-Monkeys? Were-Fish? Were-Ferrets? New Anthology Is Open To Going…

If you've got a fantastic story idea about a were-creature, now's your time to try your hand at it. Ekaterina Sedia, author of the fantastic Alchemy Of Stone and editor of a few anthologies including the werewolf-themed Running With The Pack, put out a call for submissions for a new anthology of were-creature stories.… » 4/28/10 9:30am 4/28/10 9:30am

3 New Anthologies Bring Werewolves, ADD-Afflicted Drinking Birds, And…

This may be the best era for original anthologies since the days of Dangerous Visions. Jonathan Strahan announced the final list of contributors for Eclipse 3, and it's made of want. Other anthologies promise down-and-dirty werewolves, and stellar flash fiction. » 8/20/09 11:59am 8/20/09 11:59am

io9 Talks to Ekaterina Sedia About Female Robots and Chemical Prejudice

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about a haunting new novel from Ekaterina Sedia » 8/04/08 5:01pm 8/04/08 5:01pm called . It's the tale of a female robot named Mattie who works as a chemist on an alternate world where the industrial revolution is in full swing. Though the engineer who made Mattie has set her free, he refuses to give her the key…

A Living Doll Tries to Survive a Workers' Revolution in "The Alchemy of…

With a face made of porcelain, a wind-up heart, and a talent for alchemy, Mattie is hardly a typical science fictional robot. While most novels about robots focus on how these humanoid machines are stronger and smarter than humans, Ekaterina Sedia's The Alchemy of Stone (in bookstores this month) explores the… » 7/21/08 3:42pm 7/21/08 3:42pm