Becky Chambers is the author of the Wayfarers books, which currently include The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, A Closed and Common Orbit, and Record of a Spaceborn Few. Her books have been nominated for the Hugo Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction, among others, and won the Prix Julia Verlanger in 2017. She grew up in a family heavily involved in space science, and hopes to see Earth from orbit one day.
The best speculative fiction currently being written . . . Becky Chambers is a wonder, and I feel better for having her books in my life. - John Connolly on Record of a Spaceborn Few Richly human, believable [and] compelling . . . underlain with a deep compassion and a feeling for community - Tor.com on Record of a Spaceborn Few Terrific. . . a masterly exploration of characterisation and diversity wrapped in intensity, heartbreak and tension - Joanne Harris on Record of a Spaceborn Few An intensely powerful and multifaceted meditation on time, history, change, and memory, leavened with a welcome touch of humor . . . This is a superb work from one of the genre's rising stars - Publisher's Weekly on Record of a Spaceborn Few This novel was exactly what I hoped it would be and more . . . Moving in what feels like small personal ways but is actually big, universal ways and it is uplifting on the same scale - Forbidden Planet on Record of a Spaceborn Few