Maggie Shen King

Maggie Shen King is the author of “An Excess Male,” one of The Washington Post’s Five Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels of 2017. She was named the Goodreads Debut Author the Month in September 2017. Her short stories have appeared in Ecotone, ZYZZYVA, Asimov’s Science Fiction, and Fourteen Hills. Her manuscript “Fortune’s Fools,” won Second Prize in Amazon’s 2012 Breakthrough Novel Award. She grew up in Taiwan, moved to Seattle at age 16, and studied English literature at Harvard.

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2018 - Women & Speculative Fiction: In the Footsteps of Atwood, Butler, and Le Guin