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Will McIntosh is a Hugo Award -winning science fiction author. He has published dozens of short stories in magazines such as Asimov's Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction, and Interzone. His stories are also frequently reprinted in different "Year's Best" anthologies.

McIntosh's first novel, Soft Apocalypse, was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, a Locus Award, and the Compton Crook award. His latest novel, Love Minus Eighty, was named the best SF novel of the year by the American Library Association, and was on both Io9.com and NPR.org's list of the best books of 2013. Will was a psychology professor for twenty-two years before turning to writing full time. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia, and is the
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Breaking news! Burning Midnight will be published by Delacorte Press, the young adult imprint of Penguin Random House. It's a Science Fiction thriller about four teenagers locked in a deadly race against a billionaire to find the "Midnight Blue", a mysterious sphere that can bring its owner millions of dollars, or give them unpredictable powers. It's scheduled to be published in early 2016. Kin... Read more of this blog post »
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“Carpe Diem, just remember that we're partying on the Titanic.”
Will McIntosh, Soft Apocalypse

“The guaranteed cure for heartbreak: find pain that’s much, much worse.”
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“In my psychology class, I learned that bettors are more confident about the horses they pick after they place their bets.”
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