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Designed by Jamie Stafford-Hill

Welcome to Jo Walton’s website.

Here you will find information on my books, some short stories (and links to others), recipes, two plays, and a large pile of poetry. Enjoy!

And now, some useful lists.

Agent

My US agent is Jack Byrne of Sternig and Byrne and my international agent is Cameron McClure of DMLA.

Forthcoming Events

  • SF in SF, Reading, Conversation, Signing, San Francisco, Thursday 6th August
  • Tiptree Award Ceremony Borderlands, San Francisco, 3pm, Sunday 9th August
  • Reading, Interview with Ada Palmer and Signing Powells, Cedar Hills, Portland, Oregon, 7pm Monday 17th August with music from Sassafrass Trickster & King
  • Reading NDG Semaine des Arts Arts Week, Cafe Shaika, Sherbrooke & Giruard, Montreal, 17.00, 29th August
  • Subversions Panel, Vanier College, Montreal, 08.15 (am) 29th October,
  • Reading and Q&A Malone University, Ohio, 19th November
UK cover

UK cover

Forthcoming Conventions

  • Mythcon 46, Colorado Springs, USA, July 31st-August 3rd 2015 Guest of Honour
  • Sasquan, Spokane, USA, 19th-23th August 2015
  • SFContario, Toronto, Canada, 20-22nd November 2015
  • Boskone, Boston, USA, 19-21st February 2016
  • FogCon, Walnut Creek, California, USA, 11-13th March 2016, Honoured Guest
  • Vericon, Harvard, Cambridge Mass, USA, 18-20th March 2016
  • Balticon 50, Baltimore, USA, 27-30th May 2016
  • Midamericon 2, Kansas City, USA, 17-21st August 2016
  • Pasgon, Eastercon, Cardiff, UK, 14-17th April 2017 Guest of Honour

Novels

  • The King’s Peace (2000)
  • The King’s Name (2001)
  • The Prize in the Game (2002)
  • Tooth and Claw (2003)
  • Farthing (2006)
  • Ha’Penny (2007 )
  • Half a Crown (2008)
  • Lifelode (2009)
  • Among Others (2011)
  • My Real Children (2014)
  • The Just City (January 2015)
  • The Philosopher Kings (July 2015)
Photo By Eric Jentile

Photo By Eric Jentile

Poetry Collections

  • Muses and Lurkers, Rune Press, 2001.
  • Sibyls and Spaceships, NESFA Press, February 2009
  • Rivers and Robots in The Helix and the Hard Road, Aqueduct Press 2013.

Non-Fiction Collections

  • What Makes This Book So Great (2014)
  • An Informal History of the Hugos (Forthcoming 2016)

Awards

  • Copper Cylinder Award (Canadian) (Among Others 2012)
  • Hugo (Among Others 2012)
  • John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, 2002
  • Kurd Laßwitz Preis (Best S/FF translated into German) (Among Others/In einer anderen Welt, 2014)
  • Prix Libr’à nous (French booksellers) (Morwenna/Among Others, 2015)
  • Locus Award Best Non-Fiction (What Makes This Book So Great, 2015)
  • Mythopoeic Award (Fantasy) (Lifelode, 2010)
  • Nebula Award (Among Others, 2012)
  • Prometheus Award (Libertarian) (Ha’Penny 2008)
  • Robert Holdstock Award (Fantasy published in the UK) (Among Others 2012)
  • Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award (Farthing 2007)
  • Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award (Half a Crown 2009)
  • Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award (Among Others 2012)
  • Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award (My Real Children 2015)
  • RUSA Women’s Fiction (My Real Children 2015)
  • Tiptree Award (Feminist) (My Real Children 2015)
  • World Fantasy Award (Tooth and Claw 2004)

Award Nominations

  • Aurora Award (Canadian SF/F My Real Children 2015)
  • Ignotus (SF/Fantasy Translated into Spanish) (Among Others/Entre Extranos 2013)
  • Prix Imaginales (Fantasy translated into French) (Among Others/Morwenna 2015)
  • John W. Campbell Memorial (Farthing 2007)
  • Lambda (SF with gay/lesbian issues) (Ha’Penny 2008)
  • Locus (Farthing 2007, Among Others 2012)
  • Nebula (Farthing 2007)
  • Mythopoeic (Among Others 2012)
  • Phantastik Preis (SF/F translated into German) (Among Others/In einer anderen Welt, 2014)
  • Prometheus (Half a Crown 2009)
  • Quill (Farthing 2007)
  • Rhysling (SF poetry) (“Candlemass Poem” 2007)
  • Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice (Ha’Penny 2008)
  • Seiun (SF/Fantasy translated into Japanese) (Farthing, Ha’Penny, Half a Crown 2011, Among Others 2015)
  • Sidewise (Alternate History) (Farthing 2007, Ha’Penny 2008, Half a Crown 2009, My Real Children 2015)
  • Stonewall Honor (Literature with GLBT) (My Real Children 2015)
  • Sunburst (Canadian Literature of the Fantastic) (Half a Crown 2009, My Real Children,2015)
  • Tiptree Honor (Lifelode 2010)
  • World Fantasy Award (Among Others 2012, My Real Children 2015)