Aliette de Bodard

Aliette de Bodard lives and works in Paris. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Obsidian and Blood trilogy of Aztec noir fantasies, as well as numerous short stories which have garnered her two Nebula Awards, a Locus Award and two British Science Fiction Association Awards. Her space opera books include The Tea Master and the Detective, a murder mystery set on a space station in a Vietnamese Galactic empire and inspired by the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Recent works include the Dominion of the Fallen series, set in a turn-of-the-century Paris devastated by a magical war, which comprises The House of Shattered Wings (Roc/Gollancz, 2015 British Science Fiction Association Award, Locus Award finalist) and its standalone sequel The House of Binding Thorns (Ace, Gollancz). Visit her at aliettedebodard.com for writing process and Franco-Vietnamese cooking.



Stories by Aliette de Bodard:
“A Salvaging of Ghosts”Issue #195 - Science-Fantasy Month 3, March 17, 2016
“The Moon Over Red Trees”Issue #157, Sixth Anniversary Double-Issue, October 2, 2014

“readers will suspect (the narrator) of planning revenge, but the story takes a different path. Readers familiar with the author’s recent work will recognize... the same concern with ancestral heritage and the gynocentric family structure.” —Lois Tilton, Locus online

“The Breath of War”Issue #142 - Science-Fantasy Month 2, March 6, 2014

Finalist, 2014 Nebula Award, Short Story

“Memories in Bronze, Feathers, and Blood”Issue #45, June 17, 2010

Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2010

"...an interesting melding of de Bodard’s variant Aztec world with the recent SF trend of fiction featuring mechanical animals" —Lois Tilton, Locus online

“In the Age of Iron and Ashes”Issue #33, December 31, 2009

Honorable Mention, Year's Best SF 27 (ed. Gardner Dozois)

“Blighted Heart”Issue #22, July 30, 2009
“Beneath the Mask”Issue #8, January 15, 2009

Podcasts by Aliette de Bodard:
BCS 170: A Salvaging of GhostsIssue #195 - Science-Fantasy Month 3, March 17, 2016
BCS 136: The Moon Over Red TreesIssue #157, Sixth Anniversary Double-Issue, October 9, 2014
BCS 121: The Breath of WarIssue #142 - Science-Fantasy Month 2, March 6, 2014
BCS 041: Memories in Bronze, Feathers, and BloodIssue #46, July 1, 2010
BCS 030: In the Age of Iron and AshesIssue #35, January 28, 2010
BCS 020: Blighted HeartIssue #23, August 13, 2009

Audio Vault Podcasts by Aliette de Bodard:
BCS Audio Vault 022: The Breath of WarIssue #195 - Science-Fantasy Month 3, March 24, 2016
BCS Audio Vault 020: In the Age of Iron and AshesIssue #187, November 24, 2015
BCS Audio Vault 016: Blighted HeartIssue #169, March 12, 2015
BCS Audio Vault 007: Memories in Bronze, Feathers, and BloodIssue #158, September 25, 2014