JY Yang

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JY Yang
OccupationWriter
LanguageEnglish
NationalitySingapore
Notable awardsNebula Award for Best Novella
Website
Official website

JY Yang is a Singaporean writer of English-language speculative fiction. Yang is non-binary and queer, and uses they/them pronouns.[1]

Yang has written a series of "silkpunk" novellas,[2] and has published short fiction since 2012.[3] Their novella The Black Tides of Heaven was nominated for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novella,[4] the 2018 Kitschies Golden Tentacle[5] and the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novella.[6]

Yang's work revolves around "the human body as a vessel for storytelling", and is based on their background as a molecular biologist, journalist and science communicator.[7]

Work[edit]

Collections
  • The Ayam Curtain, Math Paper Press 2012, ed. as June Yang with Joyce Chng, ISBN 978-981-07-4008-5
Novellas

In the "Tensorate" series:

  1. The Black Tides of Heaven, Tor.com 2017, ISBN 978-0-7653-9541-2
  2. The Red Threads of Fortune, Tor.com 2017, ISBN 978-0-7653-9540-5
  3. The Descent of Monsters, Tor.com 2018, ISBN 978-1250165855
  4. The Ascent to Godhood, Tor.com, 2019, ISBN 9781250165886

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABOUT THE WRITER". GENTLE PLASMIDS. JY Yang. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  2. ^ "J.Y. Yang's two novellas are like rojak, a surprisingly delicious blend of unexpected flavours". The Straits Times. 26 September 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  3. ^ JY Yang at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
  4. ^ "Announcing the 2017 Nebula Awards Nominees". Tor.com. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Announcing The Kitschies' 2017 Shortlists". Tor.com. 19 March 2018. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
  6. ^ "2018/1943 Hugo Award Finalists Announced". theHugoAwards.org. 31 March 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Innumerable Voices: The Short Fiction of JY Yang". Tor.com. 29 July 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2018.