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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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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Tremontaine Season One Omnibus!

We are excited to share that all 13 episodes of Season 1 of our delicious fantasy of manners are now available in collected editions from the retailer of your choice.

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Serial Box at WisCon!

Madison, here we come!

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Awards Eligibility

Serial Box is so proud of all of the fantastic fiction we published in our inaugural year! Should anyone be inclined towards award nominations, here is a complete list of our eligible items.

From The Writers' Room

Tremontaine and the Riverside Novels – A Reader’s Guide

You’ve just finished reading all thirteen Season One episodes of Tremontaine. Or you’re contemplating diving in, now that you don’t have to wait a week for each one. But . . . is there homework? Will there be a test?

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Ellen Kushner on writing Tremontaine Ep 13: “Departures”

My first response to the prospect of writing the concluding episode of Tremontaine was: “Oh, good! I can kill everyone off after making them suffer emotionally! What fun!”

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