Seth Dickinson

Seth Dickinson is a graduate of the University of Chicago, a lapsed PhD candidate at NYU, and an instructor at the Alpha Workshop for Young Writers. His work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Lightspeed, and previously in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, among others, as well as winning the 2011 Dell Award. His novel The Traitor Baru Cormorant is forthcoming from Tor Books in September 2015. He can be found at

Stories by Seth Dickinson:
“Our Fire, Given Freely”Issue #145, April 17, 2014

"...the potential social disruption when a technological advance, such as firearms, shifts the distribution of force from a small elite to the masses. It’s complicated, however, by the factor of racism and hostility between the two populations" —Lois Tilton, Locus online

“Sekhmet Hunts the Dying Gnosis: A Computation”Issue #143 - Science-Fantasy Month 2, March 20, 2014

"...a thought-provoking speculative fiction on philosophical themes, positing a dualistic, dichotomistic universe of opposing principles: life/death, male/female, predator/prey. At its center is an eternal conflict between the two divine principles over control of the nature and destiny of life.." —Lois Tilton, Locus online

“Worth of Crows”Issue #104, September 20, 2012

"The best story of the month, well conceived and well written" —Lois Tilton, Locus online

"'Worth of Crows' was excellent" —Lou Anders, Hugo Award-winning editor of Pyr Books

“The Traitor Baru Cormorant, Her Field-General, and Their Wounds”Issue #85, December 29, 2011

Recommended —Lois Tilton, Locus online

Podcasts by Seth Dickinson:
BCS 123: Sekhmet Hunts the Dying Gnosis: A ComputationIssue #143 - Science-Fantasy Month 2, March 27, 2014
BCS 090: Worth of CrowsIssue #105, Fourth Anniversary Double-Issue, October 4, 2012
BCS 073: The Traitor Baru Cormorant, Her Field-General, and Their WoundsIssue #86, January 12, 2012