Jeremy Szal

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Jeremy Szal was born in 1995 in the outback of Australia, where he was raised by wild dingos and nurtured a taste for weird ales. He writes about galactic nightmares, little traumas and broken people looking for hope in dark worlds. His science-fiction has appeared in Nature, Abyss & Apex, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Tor.com, the Drabblecast, and multiple anthologies.

His debut novel, STORMBLOOD, a character-driven space opera is out June 2020 from Gollancz/Orion Publishing as the first in a trilogy.

He's the fiction editor for Hugo-winning podcast StarShipSofa where he has worked as audio producer with George R. R. Martin, William Gibson, Harlan Ellison and others. He is represented by John Jarrold of the John Jarrold Literary Agency, and
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STORMBLOOD has been out for just over three months (!) and has collected quite the ensemble of reviews and blurbs from authors and professional outlets alike. It sits at a healthy 3.87/5 average on Goodreads, which is hard to not be pleased with. Presented without comment, here’s what some people have been saying:   The... Continue Reading → Read more of this blog post »
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