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.
Aquietly profound, humane tour de force that tackles politics and gender issues with refreshing optimism. - Guardian 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 one of the most enjoyable, brilliantly realised spacey SF novels I've read in ages. One of the most delightful novels science-fiction that I've read in recent years. - Citior SF The Long Way is, very simply, an extremely good book, a seemingly effortless demonstration of how progressive and enjoyable science fiction can be. - Pornokitsch.com A huge amount of space-opera-y fun, with some interestingly nuanced perspectives on gender woven into the whole.