Becky Chambers is a science fiction author based in Northern California. She is best known for her Hugo Award-winning Wayfarers series, which currently includes The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, A Closed and Common Orbit, and Record of a Spaceborn Few. Her books have also been nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Locus Award, and the Women's Prize for Fiction, among others. Her most recent work is To Be Taught, If Fortunate, a standalone novella. Becky has a background in performing arts, and grew up in a family heavily involved in space science. She spends her free time playing video and tabletop games, keeping bees and looking through her telescope. Having hopped around the world a bit, she's now back in her home state, where she lives with her wife. She hopes to see Earth from orbit one day.
*** Praise for Becky Chambers *** [A] delightful, cozy novel. Devoted fans and newcomers alike will thrill with this imaginative sci-fi confection * Publishers Weekly Starred Review * Becky Chambers is a wonder, and I feel better for having her books in my life * John Connolly, bestselling author of the Charlie Parker Thrillers * In a word, brilliant * Andrew Caldecott, author of Rotherweird * A quietly profound, humane tour de force * Guardian * Chambers is simply an exceptional talent * Tor.com * Becky Chambers takes space opera in a whole new and unexpected direction * Ben Aaronovitch, author of Rivers of London * Terrific. . . a masterly exploration of characterisation and diversity wrapped in intensity, heartbreak and tension * Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat * An boundlessly imaginative and fantastical conclusion to a thrilling series of novels * Woman and Home *