Record-breaking winner of all the major science fiction awards - the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, and Locus - Ann Leckie has a huge, enthusiatic fan following of her Imperial Radch Trilogy: Ancillary Justice, Ancillary Sword, and Ancillary Mercy. Ruth Copland talks to Ann about her life, art, and her new book Provenance. To listen click here Ann Leckie | It's A Question of Balance (broadcast 23 Sept).
If you enjoy the interview, you can meet Ann Leckie in person at Bookshop Santa Cruz on Thursday, September 28th at 7 PM.
Ann has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, and a recording engineer. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri. She has also published short stories in Subterranean Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Realms of Fantasy. Her story "Hesperia and Glory" was reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton.
"If you don't know the Ancillary series by now, you probably should. Ann Leckie's sociopolitical space opera almost singlehandedly breathed new cool into the stereotype of spaceships trundling through far-off systems amid laser battles." - NPR Books
For more information and to listen too past chows click here It's A Question of Balance