Becky Chambers (author)

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Becky Chambers is an American science fiction writer, who is the author of the Wayfarers series. She was raised in California, where she currently resides with her partner.[1]

Chambers worked in theater management and as a freelance writer before self publishing her first novel, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, in 2014 after successfully raising funds on Kickstarter.[2] The novel was re-published by Hodder & Stoughton[3] and it was followed by a sequel, A Closed and Common Orbit, in 2016. The novels take place in a fictional universe, governed by the Galactic Commons. The third installment, called Record of a Spaceborn Few, was published in July 2018.



  1. ^ "Becky Chambers". HarperCollins Publishers: World-Leading Book Publisher. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  2. ^ "The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet". Kickstarter. Retrieved 2018-05-31. 
  3. ^ Liptak, Andrew (12 September 2015). "The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet Is This Year's Most Delightful Space Opera". Io9. Retrieved 19 July 2018.