Radiance

Join Catherynne M. Valente on Her Radiance Tour

Catherynne M. Valente’s Radiance is a decopunk pulp SF alt-history space opera mystery set in a Hollywood—and solar system—very different from our own. This filmmaker family saga is told through reality TV, film, gossip magazines, and a meta-fictional narrative. Join Valente on tour, starting at New York Comic-Con; check out the full list of tour dates below. Saturday, October 10…

Radiance

To Trip the Space Fantastic: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Unrealistic Science Fiction

Written by Catherynne M. Valente Over the last many years, I have darted back and forth between children’s literature and adult fiction like a banged-up cargo ship between space-ports. It’s a strange balancing act: remembering when I am and am not allowed to swear, to use five-syllable words and sub-clauses, to depict sex, murder, despair,…