Saturday, May 01, 2021

Locus Award Finalist: Naomi Kritzer

 Congrats to Wyrdsmith, Naomi Kritzer, whose short story “Little Free Library“( 4/8/20) is a Locus Award finalist!

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Happy Book Birthday to Naomi Kritzer!


The much awaited sequel to Catfishing on Catnet is finally here!  Run out and buy yourself a copy of Naomi's newest novel: Chaos on CatNet!

Go! What are you waiting for??

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

A Little Twitter Love for Kelly Barnhill

 Recently spotted on Twitter:

This Wyrdsmith's book is also still available, if you're interested:

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Twice a Nominee: Naomi Kritzer

 Wyrdsmith, Naomi Kritzer, is up for a Hugo in two separate categories! Congratulations and best of luck! (Knock on a rocket??)

Best Novelette

“Burn, or the Episodic Life of Sam Wells as a Super”, A.T. Greenblatt (Uncanny Magazine, May/June 2020)

“Helicopter Story”, Isabel Fall (Clarkesworld, January 2020)

“The Inaccessibility of Heaven”, Aliette de Bodard (Uncanny Magazine, July/August 2020)

“Monster”, Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2020)

“The Pill”, Meg Elison (from Big Girl, (PM Press))

“Two Truths and a Lie”, Sarah Pinsker (


Best Short Story

“Badass Moms in the Zombie Apocalypse”, Rae Carson (Uncanny Magazine, January/February 2020)

“A Guide for Working Breeds”, Vina Jie-Min Prasad (Made to Order: Robots and Revolution, ed. Jonathan Strahan (Solaris))

“Little Free Library”, Naomi Kritzer (

“The Mermaid Astronaut”, Yoon Ha Lee (Beneath Ceaseless Skies, February 2020)

“Metal Like Blood in the Dark”, T. Kingfisher (Uncanny Magazine, September/October 2020)

“Open House on Haunted Hill”, John Wiswell (Diabolical Plots – 2020, ed. David Steffen)

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Reinvented Heart Anthology Cover Reveal!

 Two Wyrdsmiths -- Naomi Kritzer and Lyda Morehouse -- have stories coming out in the upcoming (February 2022, Arc Manor Press,) anthology Reinvented Hearts, edited by Jennifer Brozek and Cat Rambo.

It looks like an amazing collection, so be sure to put it on your 'must read' list!

Friday, March 19, 2021

Asimov's Reader Nominee!

 Congratulations to Wyrdsmith, Eleanor Arnason, for being an Asimov's Reader's Finalist award nominee for her short story "Tunnels"!

"Many bodies in the dark! Fierce! Fierce!"

Monday, February 01, 2021

2020'S Locus Recommended Reading

 INCLUDES nearly HALF of the Wyrdsmiths!!

The Locus Recommended Reading list is out, and Wyrdsmiths Naomi Kritzer, Eleanor Arnason, and Kelly Barnhill are all on it. Kelly and Eleanor are back-to-back under Novelette: "Tunnels," for Eleanor, "Lucky's Dragon," for Kelly. Naomi is on there under Short Story for "Little Free Library."