Jeannette Ng

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Jeannette Ng (吳志麗)
Born Hong Kong
Occupation Author
Language English
Residence Durham, England
Nationality British
Alma mater Durham University
Genre Fantasy

Jeannette Ng (吳志麗) is a British fantasy writer best known for her 2017 novel Under the Pendulum Sun.

Biography[edit]

Ng was born in Hong Kong, and now lives in the United Kingdom in Durham, England.

Writing[edit]

Her 2017 debut novel Under the Pendulum Sun, published by Angry Robot,[1][2][3] was shortlisted for the 2017 Brave New Words award from Starburst.[4] It was named one of the "10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2017" by SYFY[5] and was included on a list of "The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017" in The Guardian.[1] The book features a fantastical journey that takes place in gothic mid-19th century England.[6]

Her story "How the Tree of Wishes Gained its Carapace of Plastic"[7] is included in the anthology Not So Stories, published April 2018 by Abaddon Books[8], and was described by Starburst as "a tour de force of the author's talents".[9] Other short stories have been published in Mythic Delirium[10] and Shoreline of Infinity[11] magazines.

Ng was a finalist for the 2018 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Adam Roberts (30 November 2017). "The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Jeannette Ng". Angry Robot Books. Retrieved 2018-04-03. 
  3. ^ "Fiction Book Review: Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng. Angry Robot, ISBN 978-0-85766-727-4". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2018-04-05. 
  4. ^ "Brave New Words Award 2017 Shortlist Announced - Starburst Magazine". Starburst Magazine. 2018-02-05. Retrieved 2018-04-03. 
  5. ^ Krishna, Swapna (2017-12-18). "The 10 best sci-fi and fantasy books of 2017". Syfy. Retrieved 2018-04-05. 
  6. ^ "Under the Pendulum Sun Journeys to Fairyland, and Finds It Very Strange Indeed". The B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog. 2017-10-03. Retrieved 2018-04-05. 
  7. ^ Acquadimore (8 March 2018). "Not So Stories". Goodreads. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  8. ^ Natasha Onwuemezi (28 July 2017). "Diverse anthology 'in reaction' to Kipling set for release". The Bookseller. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  9. ^ Ed Fortune (24 April 2018). "Not So Stories". Starburst Magazine. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  10. ^ "Mythic Delirium 2.3, Jan.-March 2016". Mythic Delirium Books. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  11. ^ "Shoreline of Infinity 8". Shoreline of Infinity. 15 June 2017. Retrieved 3 April 2018. 
  12. ^ "2018 Hugo Award Finalists Announced". Tor.com. 2018-03-31. Retrieved 2018-04-03.