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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

  • Authors for Indies, 10.00-11.00, 2nd May, Librarire Clio, 245N Blvd. St. Jean, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 3J1
  • Tiptree Award Ceremony 3pm, Sunday 9th August 2015, Borderlands, San Francisco.
  • Reading and Signing 7pm Monday 17th August 2015, Powells, Cedar Hills, Portland, Oregon

Forthcoming Conventions

  • Boreal, Montreal, Canada, 8-10th May 2015.
  • Balticon, Baltimore, USA, 22-25th May 2015 Guest of Honour
  • Mythcon 46, Colorado Springs, USA, July 31st-August 4rd 2015 Guest of Honour
  • Sasquan, Spokane, USA, 19th-23th August 2015
  • Midamericon 2, Kansas City, USA, 17-21st August 2016
  • Pasgon, Eastercon, Cardiff, 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 (Forthcoming 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 (Among Others 2012)
  • Hugo (Among Others 2012)
  • John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, 2002
  • Kurd Laßwitz Preis for best SF translated into German (Among Others/In einer anderen Welt, 2014)
  • Prix Libr’à nous (French booksellers) (Morwenna/Among Others 2015)
  • Nebula Award (Among Others, 2012)
  • Mythopoeic Award (Lifelode, 2010)
  • Prometheus Award (Ha’Penny 2008)
  • Robert Holdstock Award (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 (My Real Children 2015)
  • World Fantasy Award (Tooth and Claw 2004)

Award Nominations

  • Ignotus (SF/Fantasy Translated into Spanish) (Among Others/Entre Extranos 2013)
  • Indie Lit Awards (Among Others 2012)
  • 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) (2007: “Candlemass Poem”, in Lone Star Stories, Feb 2006)
  • Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice (Ha’Penny 2008, My Real Children 2015)
  • Seiun (SF/Fantasy translated into Japanese) (Farthing, Ha’Penny, Half a Crown 2011)
  • Sidewise (Alternate History) (Farthing 2007, Ha’Penny 2008, Half a Crown 2009)
  • Stonewall Honor (My Real Children 2015)
  • Sunburst (Canadian Literature of the Fantastic) (Half a Crown 2009)
  • Tiptree Honor (Lifelode 2010)
  • World Fantasy Award (Among Others 2012)