2020 Author Guest of Honor

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Rebecca Roanhorse

     Rebecca Roanhorse is a Nebula, Hugo and Locus Award-winning speculative fiction writer and the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (Campbell) Award for Best New Writer. Her novel Trail of Lightning (Book 1 in the Sixth World Series) won the Locus Award for Best First Novel and is a Nebula, Hugo and World Fantasy finalist. It was also selected as an Amazon, B&N, Library Journal, and NPR Best Books of 2018, among others. Book 2 in the Sixth World Series, Storm of Locusts, has received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and Booklist.

     Her next novel, Resistance Reborn, is part of Star Wars: Journey to The Rise of Skywalker and is out in November 2019. Her middle grade novel Race to the Sun for the Rick Riordan Present’s Imprint will release in January of 2020, and her epic Fantasy novel Between Earth and Sky will follow in late 2020. Her short fiction can be found in Apex MagazineNew SunsThe Mythic Dream, and various other anthologies. Her non-fiction can be found in Uncanny MagazineStrange Horizons, and How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation (Macmillan). She lives in Northern New Mexico with her husband, daughter, and pups. She drinks a lot of black coffee.