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Peter Tieryas is the author of Mecha Samurai Empire (Penguin Random House/Ace Roc) and United States of Japan (Hayakawa, Nova), which won Japan's most prestigious science fiction award, The Seiun. His books have gotten praise from Buzzfeed, io9 Gizmodo, Kotaku, Kirkus Reviews, Financial Times, Tor.com, Publisher's Weekly, Popular Mechanics, Verge, Wired, Esquire, and Yahoo!. His writing has been published in Electric Literature, Indiana Review, Kotaku, and ZYZZYVA. He has also worked as a technical writer for LucasArts, the late gaming division of LucasFilm, as well as being a VFX artist at Sony and EA. You can find him at tieryasDOTwordpressDOTcom... as well as traveling the world with his wife.

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While Mecha Samurai Empire has made some incredible "best of" lists this year, this one from the Financial Times as one of the best books of 2018 really blew my mind. I'm a big fan of the FT and its international reach is incredible so I'm super honored to say the least! Read more of this blog post »
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Justine So excited to see a give-away for Watering Heaven@


Nefariousbig Peter, you surprise me more and more with your talent.
I stalked you here: http://www.tieryasxu.com/

Simply amazing stuff: http://youtu.be/jY7rkH2sxmg

WOW! You make me a better person through divine osmosis. Ugh! Stop it! I hate when that happens!


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Peter Tieryas Frances wrote: "My dear, elegant, and dignified Peter. Wishing you and yours a Happy and Cheer filled Christmas. And, this:
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Bunnyraptors! AWESOME!!! Thanks Frances! Hope you have a very happy and cheerful Christmas too and hope all your wishes for the New Year come true! =)


Nefariousbig My dear, elegant, and dignified Peter. Wishing you and yours a Happy and Cheer filled Christmas. And, this:
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Joseph Michael Owens Thanks for the accept! High-five!!


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