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Tor Finalists for the World Fantasy Awards

A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS and THE LAND ACROSS are finalists in the Novel category, and QUEEN VICTORIA’S BOOK OF SPELLS and DANGEROUS WOMEN are a finalists in the Anthology category. Two Tor authors are being awarded the Life Achievement Award: Ellen Datlow and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, and Irene Gallo is a finalist for the Special…

Unexpected Dangers

Written by Brandon Sanderson What makes a woman dangerous? Well, what makes a person dangerous? To me, the best kind of danger—which is, in a way, also the worst kind—is unexpected. It’s that twisted kind of dangerous that takes something familiar and safe and reveals it as something deadly. Wolves are frightening. To me, a…

Deadlier Than the Male

Written by Melinda Snodgrass When I was first invited into the anthology entitled Dangerous Women it was then known by a different title — Femme Fatales. Which has a particular and rather negative connotation. Various dictionaries describe such a person as a seductive woman who will ultimately bring disaster to any man who gets involved…

Introducing Dangerous Women

Written by Gardner Dozois Welcome to the world of Dangerous Women! Here, in full, is the introduction to this brand new anthology, edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Genre fiction has always been divided over the question of just how dangerous women are. In the real world, of course, the question has long…

Starred Review: Dangerous Women

“Everyone will find something to like here.” George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois’s Dangerous Women got a starred review in Kirkus Reviews! Here’s the full review, from the November 1st issue: Bold and deadly female characters of many genres stride through the pages of this massive anthology. When genre collections include this many big-name authors,…

Starred Review: Dangerous Women

“This meaty collection delivers something for nearly every reader’s taste as it explores the heights that brave women can reach and the depths that depraved ones can plumb.” George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois’s Dangerous Women got a starred review in Publishers Weekly! Here’s the full review, from the October 7th issue: Venerable editors Martin…