K.E. Lanning

Author of speculative science fiction, scientist, energy geek, and art lover. www.kelanning.com, @kelanningauthor, https://www.facebook.com/KELanning1/ https://www.instagram.com/kelanningauthor/

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Review of Claire Vaye Watkins’ Novel, 'Gold Fame Citrus'
a month ago
No matter how you slice and dice author Claire Vaye Watkins, she is an important new voice in literature. Watkins was born in 1984 in Bishop, California to her dynamic mother, Martha Watkins, and her ...
Review of Mary Doria Russell’s 'The Sparrow' Series - the 20th Anniversary
2 months ago
Author Mary Doria Russell was born in Elmhurst, Illinois, into a military family, her father a drill instructor in the Marines and her mother a nurse in the Navy. Raised a Catholic, she left the churc...
Review of Naomi Alderman's 'The Power'
5 months ago
Never one to be pigeon-holed, Naomi Alderman is a British novelist, game writer, and radio host. Her debut novel, Disobedience, published in 2006, immerses the reader into an Orthodox Jewish community...
Review of Adam Roberts’ 'The History of Science Fiction'
9 months ago
I’m a long-time fan of science fiction. I love the genre in its ability to expand the reader’s mind into the ‘what-if.’ I ran across a review Adam Roberts had published on Margaret Atwood, while I was...
In the Author's Universe: Interview with Sci-Fi Author Andy Weir
a year ago
Andy Weir rose to fame with the publishing and subsequent film production of his debut novel, The Martian, published in 2011, but, as his dedicated fan base knows, his writing career began much earlie...
Speculative Fiction
a year ago
As in any advent of a new species, the birth of the science fiction genre led to an evolution of novels ranging from Thomas More’s Utopia to Andy Weir's THE MARTIAN. However, when a genre becomes so d...