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.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E4: “All That Glitters”

Kaab fights her first professional duel. Diane pursues her destiny.

From The Writers' Room

Mary Anne Mohanraj on writing Tremontaine S2E3: “Fireworks”

When Ellen called me and invited me to work on Tremontaine, I have to admit, I was a little star-struck.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E3: “Fireworks”

Alliances shift as relationships on both the Hill and in Riverside grow complicated.

From The Writers' Room

Tessa Gratton on writing Tremontaine S2E2: “Old in Mischief”

I stared at the blank page for about an hour when I sat down to write the first words of episode 2. It felt like stepping through a doorway I’d searched for since I was a teenager and first read Swordspoint. I don’t usually have trouble with blank pages. Once a project is ready, I know where I need to begin, and how. But this was Riverside.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E2: “Old in Mischief”

Vincent makes a splash while Kaab must rescue Micah and Joshua.

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Serial Box at World Fantasy 2016!

Heading to World Fantasy? Hang out with some Serial Box authors!

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 8, “A City Without Chocolate”

“A City Without Chocolate”? Say it ain’t so, Lo! If we thought the party went bad, it looks like fortunes are taking an even worse turn this episode…

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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