News and Appearances

  • Podcast Interview

    Here is my podcast interview with talented interviewer Hank Garner


    September 30 is pub date for THE BEST OF NANCY KRESS from Subterranean Press.
    Read more about it here.

  • Celsius 232

    Nancy was a Guest of Honor at Celsius 232 in Aviles, Spain, where she had an absolutely wonderful time.

  • “Beggars in Spain” wins the Niels Klim Award

    Her novella “Beggars in Spain” won the Niels Klim Award for Best story translated in 2014 into Danish. The story originally appeared in 1992, but sometimes there is a translation lag…

  • GeekWire Summit

    On October 2, 2015, she will participate in GeekWire Summit, appearing on a panel with former astronaut and Sentinel Mission founder Ed Lu, among others. For more information, see

  • Reading, October 13, University Bookstore

    On October 13, Nancy and Brenda Cooper will read from recent work at the University Bookstore, Seattle, at 7:00 p.m.

  • Sail for Success, December 7 – 11, 2015

    Nancy will be one of the instructors on the writing cruise Sail for Success, December 7 – 11, 2015, along with Mike Resnick, Hugo-nominated editor Toni Weisskopf, agent Eleanor Wood, and others. The four-day Caribbean cruise includes classes, critique sessions, and shore excursions. For more information, see

  • “Blessings” in THE END HAS COME

    Nancy’s most recent short story is “Blessings” in John Joseph Adams’s THE END HAS COME (Broad Reach Publishing, 2015), the third volume of the Apocalypse Trilogy, in which writers portray the coming, arrival, and aftermath of their chosen apocalypses (the other two books are THE END IS NIGH and THE END IS NOW). Nancy’s apocalypse is an unexpected one.

  • New Short Stories to be Published

    A number of new short stories will appear in the next few months –

    “Cocoons” in Jonathan Strahan’s MEETING INFINITY (Solaris, 2015)

    “Belief” in FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION, in the spring of 2016

    “The Aliens and Me” in THE 2016 YOUNG EXPLORER’S ADVENTURE GUIDE (Dreaming Robot Press, 2016), a book of science fiction stories aimed at middle-grade girls (This one was tremendous fun to write!)

    “Machine Learning,” a story written for Microsoft, in FUTURE VISIONS: STORIES INSPIRED BY SCIENCE (specifically, by science that Microsoft is researching). The limited-run print book will not be available to the public, but the eBook will be, as of November 17, 2015

  • Writers of the Future

    Nancy-Kress---judges-for-WoF-480Nancy is pleased to be named a Writers of the Future judge. This contest provides encouragement and publication to the best of the upcoming crop of young writers.