Ellen Kushner

Author

Ellen Kushner’s paying jobs have included folksinger, book editor, national public radio host (Sound & Spirit/WGBH), writing teacher (Clarion, Odyssey, WRX, Hollins Child.Lit.MFA), audiobook narrator (all three Riverside novels for Neil Gaiman Presents) and pilgrim at Plimoth Plantation. Her Riverside novels begin with Swordspoint, followed by The Privilege of the Sword (Locus Award, Nebula nominee); The Fall of the Kings (written with Delia Sherman) and a growing collection of short stories. She lives in New York City with Delia Sherman, no cats, and a whole lot of airplane and theater ticket stubs she just can’t bring herself to throw away. EllenKushner.com. @EllenKushner.

From The Writers' Room

Ellen Kushner on writing Tremontaine S2E01: “Convocation”

The first thing I want to say is THANK YOU to every reader who somehow found their way here, stayed to take chocolate with the duchess (and to witness the giant vengeful swan pudding at the Ball).

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 7, “The Swan Ball”

Behold! The dreaded Pudding Swan in its natural habitat.

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Season Premier! Tremontaine S2E01: “Convocation”

The Council of the Lords is back in session and Diane looks to cement her power.

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 6, “A Fair Hand”

Episode 6 begins with a piece of very key information: The time has come for the annual Tremontaine Swan Ball. A ball, you say, oh episode authors Patty Bryant and Racheline Maltese? Color us excited!

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Announcement: Tremontaine Season Two!

We are delighted to officially announce that Tremontaine will return for its second season on Wednesday, October 19th!

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 5, “The Dagger and the Sword”

It’s time for Episode 5 of our reread and judging from the cover and tile, we are in for a lot of that most favored Riverside activity! …No, not that one – we mean swordplay, of course!

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TremonTEAM

Guidelines and Challenges for our Tremontaine Street Team!

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 4, “A Wake in Riverside”

Let all the ships set sail!

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 3, “Heavenly Bodies”

Rafe’s academic troubles grow worse, but he finds comfort in surprising places. When Micah plunges into mathematical calculations that threaten to expose trade secrets long held close by Kaab's people, Kaab must do some quick thinking of her own. Meanwhile, Diane seeks to involve the house Balam in her intrigues, and the river yields up a mystery of its own.

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 2, “The North Side of the Sun”

Author Alaya Dawn Johnson weaves us a delicious tale of safron, secrets...and sultry lust-hate.

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Calling all bloggers: Join TremonTEAM!

Do you dream of duels and chocolate? Join the Tremontaine Street Team!

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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!

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