Ian Tregillis

Author

Ian Tregillis is the son of a bearded mountebank and a discredited tarot card reader. He is the author of the Milkweed Triptych, Something More than Night, and the Alchemy Wars trilogy. His most current novel is The Rising (Alchemy Wars #2). His short fiction has appeared at numerous venues including Tor.com, Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Popular Science. He lives in New Mexico, where he consorts with writers, scientists, and other disreputable types.
IanTregillis.com. @ITregillis.

#ColdWitch History Lessons

Insecotocoptors, Robofish, and Microdots: CIA Spy Gadgets of the Cold War

If you thought James Bond had cool tech toys, get a load of some of this stuff.

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The Sky Is No Limit: Communist Life in Space

The Soviet Union didn’t just imagine a worker’s utopia on Earth—they also hoped the great communist experiment would eventually reach other worlds as well.

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Vladimir Remek, first Czech Cosmonaut

Most of the visitors to Salyut 6, the Soviet Union's International Space Station, came from smaller Communist nations sympathetic to the Soviet ideal. Yet to much surprise, the first of these visitors, Vladimir Remek, launched in March 1978, was from the most unlikely country: Czechoslovakia.

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Correspondence Chess, Code-Breaking, and Espionage

If we've learned anything from The Witch Who Came In From The Cold, it's the importance of guarding secrets.

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The Witch Who Came In From The Cold Season One Omnibus!

We're happy to say that now all the spies, spells, and secrets of The Witch Who Came In From The Cold season 1 have been gathered together and are not available as collected editions from the retailer of your choice!

From The Writers' Room

Ian Tregillis on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold – Episode 11: “King’s Gambit Accepted”

Sometimes the most difficult part of writing The Witch Who Came in From the Cold is coming up with a good episode title.

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New Episode! The Witch Who Came In From The Cold – Episode 11: “King’s Gambit Accepted”

Disturbing rumors about Gabe will come to light . . . and Tanya will face a crisis of faith.

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Calling all Codebreakers: Operation Forte is a go

Every spy knows the importance of a solid code. And every counterintelligence officer knows the importance of cracking a rival’s code. Now, readers of The Witch Who Came In From the Cold are invited to join in a thrilling adventure of real-time codebreaking.

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Meet the Cast: The Witch Who Came In From The Cold

Artist Alice Duke brings our spies and sorcerers to life.

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Spies and Spells

Lindsay Smith and Ian Tregillis discuss writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold!

From The Writers' Room

Ian Tregillis on writing The Witch Who Came In From The Cold – Ep 7: “Radio Free Trismegistus”

It's not every day you get to play tennis with one of your favorite writers. Or, at least, I don't get to do that. (Perhaps because I don't own a racket and barely understand how tennis scores work.)

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New Episode! The Witch Who Came In From The Cold – Episode 7: “Radio Free Trismegistus”

Gabe's efforts to learn about his supernatural hitchhiker finally pay off . . . but a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing.

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