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Upcoming Appearances

2019

August 15-August 19, Dublin, Ireland
Dublin Worldcon

October 11-13, Saint-Étienne, France
Salon du livre de Saint-Etienne

October 29-November 3, Nantes, France
Utopiales de Nantes

November 30, Sèvres, France
Rencontres de Sèvres

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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 with Serial Box, an online publisher delivering simultaneous print and audio. Set 15 years before the beginning of Swordspoint, Tremontaine features Kushner in collaboration with a team of  team of award-winning authors including Karen Lord, Tessa Gratton and Paul Witcover, all under Ellen’s creative direction. All 4 Seasons 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 pillows and blankets! Comes in multiple vibrant colors and styles. 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!