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Upcoming Appearances

2017

November 1-6, Nantes, France
Nantes Utopiales

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Ellen Kushner unites her talents and insights as a writer, performer, and cultural maven in one sleek package: she is the author of acclaimed works of literary fantasy, an award-winning audio book narrator and stage performer, the creator and former host of public radio’s national series Sound & Spirit, and a popular teacher and lecturer.

TREMONTAINE: A COLLABORATIVE PREQUEL TO SWORDSPOINT
Kushner’s Riverside series begins a new chapter at Serial Box, an exciting online publisher that delivers print and audio versions of great stories weekly. Set years before the action of Swordspoint, the 13 episodes of Tremontaine were team written under the creative direction of Ellen along with some of today’s most exciting authors. Season 3 now available!
TREMONTAINE: THE BOOK
The collaborative serial Tremontaine, Season 1, now in book form from Saga Press. Ellen Kushner leads a team of award-winning writers, including Alaya Dawn Johnson, Malinda Lo and Joel Derfner in a sexy, subversive prequel to her classic book  Swordspoint.”If you’ve visited the world of Swordspoint before, you’ll be delighted to return; if it’s your first time, you’ll be welcomed in style.” – Naomi Novik “A binge-ready fantasy of manners, packed with swordplay, witty banter, and chocolate.”— NPR Books
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SWORDSPOINT MERCHANDISE FROM LITOGRAPHS
Now you can get the complete text of Ellen’s classic Swordspoint as a T-shirt, tote bag, poster, a scarf — even a wall cling! Comes in multiple vibrant colors. Order yours here.
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ELLEN NARRATES HER RIVERSIDE SERIES FOR NEIL GAIMAN PRESENTS
Swordspoint and its sequels come to life as the author intended in these rich, sonically textured, award-winning audiobooks. Featuring special guest voices including Simon Jones, Barbara Rosenblat, Katherine Kellgren. . . and Neil Gaiman himself.
Thomas the Rhymer cover - UK 2015 THOMAS tHE RHYMER RETURNS TO THE UK AS A FANTASY MASTERWORK
Britain’s Orion Publishing has selected Ellen’s Thomas the Rhymer as a Fantasy Masterwork and republished it with a fresh introduction and cover. “A compelling and sensitive reimagining of a classic piece of folklore.” (Fantasy Faction) Available now!