MIT Tech Review’s “swimsuit issue”

Vice did a terrific review of Twelve Tomorrows MIT TechReview’s science fiction issue edited by Bruce Sterling. It’s got stories by William Gibson, Warren Ellis, Pat Cadigan, Cory Doctorow and me! “Every year, the MIT Technology Review publishes Twelve Tomorrows, a special issue of the magazine devoted to science fiction. For those of us who pay attention to […]

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Broken Monsters TV show dream cast

Jenn Northington wrote a terrific piece on BookRiot about her wishlist cast for a possible Broken Monsters TV show (It’s been optioned! But I can’t announce officially yet!). I love, love, love her suggestions – especially Clayton. I think they’re spot on and I’ve actually forwarded it to the awesome production company who have optioned […]

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Ambitious darkness

Wow, wow, wow – NPR has a KILLER review of Broken Monsters today. “It’s hard to overstate how ambitious Broken Monsters is, maybe because Beukes somehow manages to make it look easy. Her prose is unhindered, exuberant, and something like addictive — you can tell yourself you’re just going to read one chapter, but before […]

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US Release Day!

It’s the day of days – the US book birthday for Broken Monsters, officially out now, as in today, as in right this moment! I’m on book tour to promote the book. See below for details – San Diego, LA, Naperville, Detroit, New York and Boston. Come along, tell your friends, tell everyone you know. […]

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The Taser of Happiness

I’m really proud and excited that The Shining Girls has scooped three major awards across three genre categories. Mash-up for the win! Earlier this year, The Shining Girls won the prestigious South African literary award, The University of Johannesburg prize. Here’s what the judges had to say “The magic in the story lies in its […]

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Broken Monsters launch party in the UK

Broken Monsters launched in the UK at a Shoreditch art gallery with monster munch snacks, a cheeky app “What’s Your Killer Personality” (you can try it online at www.brokenmonsters.com), evocative Detroit photography by my friend Scott Hocking (who has a cameo in the novel) and Instagrammer TonyDetroit, and, my favourite thing of all, a secret room […]

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USA killer reviews

Broken Monsters is finally, finally out in America on the 16th September and it’s been getting some great reviews already, just in time for the kick-off of the book tour. I’ll be doing events from 16-23rd September at Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego, Book Soup in LA, Anderson’s in Naperville (Chicago), The Public Pool in […]

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