2021 Nebula Finalist

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Sam Kabo Ashwell

Sam Kabo Ashwell makes and writes about interactive fiction, procedural generation art, narrative TTRPGs, theatre LARP and other forms of oddly-enjambed media; he is the current organizer of interactive fiction’s XYZZY Awards, and you can find his games criticism at […]

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Yaroslav Barsukov

After leaving his ball and chain at the workplace, Yaroslav goes on to write stories that deal with things he himself, thankfully, doesn’t have to deal with. He’s a software engineer and a connoisseur of strong alcoholic beverages—but also, surprisingly, a […]

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Stephen Bell

Stephen Bell is a motion picture director, writer and interactive narrative designer whose previous credits include acclaimed titles like What Remains of Edith Finch, Where Cards Fall, Sky: Children of the Light, et al.

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Rae Carson

Rae Carson is the New York Times best-selling author of numerous novels and short stories published by HarperCollins, Del Rey Star Wars, and Disney-Lucasfilm Press. Literary honors include the Spur Award, Morris Award finalist, Indie Next List, National Book Award longlist, and ALA […]

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Nino Cipri

Nino Cipri is a queer and trans/nonbinary writer, editor, and educator. A graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and University of Kansas’s MFA, Nino’s fiction has been nominated for the Shirley Jackson, World Fantasy, Lambda, Nebula, and Hugo Awards. A […]

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Joel A Clark

Joel A Clark is a game designer, focused on experimental and systems-driven design practices. Joel has worked at the Game Band since 2017, where he notably architected the simulation of Blaseball & built the tools suite for Where Cards Fall. […]

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Susanna Clarke

Susanna Clarke’s debut novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell was published in 2005 in more than 34 countries and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award, and won the Hugo Award. Susanna Clarke […]

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Leah Cypess

Leah Cypess is the author of several young adult fantasy novels and numerous works of short fiction. Her middle grade debut, Thornwood (Random House/ April 2021), is a retelling of Sleeping Beauty told from the point of view of Sleeping […]

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