Delia Sherman


Delia Sherman is the author of numerous short stories, as well as the novels Through a Brazen Mirror and the Porcelain Dove. She has judged the Crawford Award for Best First Fantasy Novel, The James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and the World Fantasy Award. She has taught SF and Fantasy writing at Odyssey: the Fantasy Writing Workshop, the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, the Hollins University Graduate Program in Children’s Literature, the Alpha Workshop for Young Writers, and workshops at colleges and science fiction conventions all over America. @deliasherman.

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Deleted Scenes: Whitehall Episode 2, Skilled Artifice

The cutting room floor: a place of wonders only writers and editors can wander - and now you! Behold this deleted scene from Episode 2 of Whitehall, shared with us more generously by "Skilled Artifice" writer Mary Robinette Kowal.

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Serial Box Authors take ReaderCon!

This weekend (July 7-10), Quincy, Massachusetts will be taken over by authors, writers, and creators for ReaderCon, the conference on imaginative literature - and eight Serial Boxers will be there!

Just For Fun

Surviving the Whitehall Hiatus with Royal Dignity

So, as you may have heard, our historical drama, WHITEHALL, is on hiatus until July 13th. The serial will be back soon, and full of the drama, romance, and mystery you’ve loved in the first five episodes. But what’s a royal reader to do during this wait? Here are a few suggestions.

From The Writers' Room

Liz Duffy Adams and Delia Sherman discuss Whitehall Episode 5: “The Rules of the Game”

We read historical fiction at least in part to feel as if we’re time traveling—to feel that we’re experiencing a little of what it could be like to have -been- then. So we want to trust that we’re reading something with some accuracy. But story-telling requires some leeway.

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 5: “The Rules of the Game”

Changes at court reflect the nation’s own transformation as new faces and sleeping arrangements upset the status quo.

A Bowl of Questions

Meet the one and only Delia Sherman!

She once made herself the schoolyard social pariah by demanding a stoup of canary (that’s a tankard of white wine) at kindergarten juice time. #TheMoreYouKnow

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 3: “On His Blindness”

The honeymoon is over as Charles and Catherine cross swords over the matter of his sultry mistress.

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New Episode! Whitehall Episode 2: “Fierce Artifice”

Weddings and births are usually causes for celebration – but no joys are simple when a royal family is involved.

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Serial Box at WisCon!

Madison, here we come!

From The Writers' Room

Liz Duffy Adams and Delia Sherman discuss writing Whitehall Episode 1: “Embarkations”

A conversation of history, inspiration, and collaborating on the first episode of WHITEHALL.

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Serial Launch! Whitehall Episode 1: “Embarkations”

Winds of change carry a young Portuguese princess towards her destiny as the sun rises on Whitehall.


Bringing History to Life with Whitehall

For the fourth episode of the Serial Box podcast we gathered some of the authors of our latest serial, Whitehall to discuss what we can look forward to in the first season of this exciting historical drama!

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