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 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, author of the Charlie Parker ThrillersYes, these books really are that good . . . Anyone who scorns sci-fi as a lesser genre really doesn't deserve to read anything as splendid as this - Joanne Harris, author of ChocolatAn emotional, moving look at what it means to be human, and the importance of heritage and legacy - Lauren James, author of The Loneliest Girl in the UniverseRelatable characters in a fascinating universe . . . the writing uplifts and captivates - Gareth Powell, author of Embers of WarBoth fascinating and entertaining... Becky's portrayal of humanity is generous, kind and honest - Geneveive Cogman, author of The Forbidden Library