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necWelcome 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

  • 10th May 2016, 18h30, Interview and Signing, La Dimension Fantastique, Paris, France.
  • 30th May 2016 Reading and Signing with Ada Palmer & Fran Wilde, Main Point Books, Bryn Mawr, USA.
  • 12th July 2016 Reading and Signing with Ada Palmer, Harvard Bookstore, Cambridge, USA.
  • 13th July 2016 Reading and Signing with Ada Palmer, The Word Bookstore, Brooklyn, USA.

Forthcoming Conventions

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)
  • Neccessity (forthcoming July 2016)
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 2017)

Awards (Chronological order)

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

Award Nominations (Alphabetical order)

  • 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)
  • Kurd Laßwitz Preis (Best S/FF translated into German) (Ha’Penny/Der Tag Der Lerche 2016)
  • 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, The Just City 2016)
  • 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 (Literature with GLBT) (My Real Children 2015)
  • Sunburst (Canadian Literature of the Fantastic) (Half a Crown 2009, My Real Children 2015)
  • Tiptree (Lifelode 2010)
  • World Fantasy Award (Among Others 2012, My Real Children 2015)