Becky Chambers was raised in California as the progeny of an astrobiology educator, an aerospace engineer, and an Apollo-era rocket scientist. An inevitable space enthusiast, she made the obvious choice of studying performing arts. After a few years in theatre administration, she shifted her focus toward writing. Her creative work has appeared at The Mary Sue, Tor.com, Five Out Of Ten, The Toast, and Pornokitsch.
The sparky empathy of Chambers' writing [draws] you into these strange creatures' hearts and minds in a way that is never less than deeply involving Daily Mail A joyous, optimistic space opera... Although it isn't shy about tackling Big Questions, PLANET is a heart-warming debut novel that will restore your faith in science fiction (specifically) and humanity (in general). Tor.com on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET One of the most enjoyable, brilliantly realised spacey SF novels I've read in ages. James Smythe on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET A quietly profound, humane tour de force' Guardian on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET Joyously written and a joy to read. Claire North on THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL ANGRY PLANET