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Ever since the election, people have been telling me to shut up and go back to Fairyland. Be silent. Be good. Accept. Submit. Stop talking about politics. Stick to fairy tales. (As if fairy tales have ever not been about politics.) … Continue reading

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The mind is a strange thing. I cannot even say if it’s the mind of a writer that I mean, or the mind of a human. I have always had the mind I have; it is impossible to say whether … Continue reading

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Readercon is nearly here, and Cat Valente is a Guest of Honor at the 2016 con alongside Tim Powers!  The convention takes place in Quincy, Massachusetts, and is running from Thursday, July 7th to Sunday, July 10th. If you plan to be … Continue reading

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Last week, the Fairyland series received a wonderful review in the New Yorker Magazine, an absolute dream come true for me! I still can hardly believe it happened. Radiance got a fabulous paragraph all its own as well. Nothing I … Continue reading

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Last night I was made aware of two things: that the Sad Puppy 4 Recommendation List has been released and that I am on it, for my novella Speak Easy. Yes, these are the same Sad Puppies that dominated fandom … Continue reading

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