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Neon Yang

Neon Yang

Neon Yang (they/them) is the author of the Tensorate series of novellas from Tor.Com Publishing (The Red Threads of Fortune, The Black Tides of Heaven, The Descent of Monsters and The Ascent to Godhood). Their work has been shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Lambda Literary and Locus awards, while the Tensorate novellas were a Tiptree honoree in 2018. They have over two dozen works of short fiction published in venues including Tor.com, Uncanny Magazine, Lightspeed, Clarkesworld, and Strange Horizons.

Neon attended the 2013 class of Clarion West, and received their MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia in 2016. In previous incarnations, they have been a molecular biologist, a writer for animation, comics and games, a science communicator, and a journalist for one of Singapore’s national papers.

Neon is currently based out of Singapore. They are queer and non-binary.

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The Ascent to Godhood

The Ascent to Godhood

Prepare yourself for The Ascent to Godhood, the fourth book in Neon Yang's silkpunk Tensorate series, a wide-ranging, imaginative, engaging playground that the New York Times lauded as "joyously wild."

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The Descent of Monsters

The Descent of Monsters

A finalist for the 2019 Lammy Award for best LGBTQ SF/F/Horror and the Locus Award for Best Novella

Neon Yang continues to redefine the limits of silkpunk fantasy with their Tensorate novellas, which the New York Times lauded as...

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Fantasy from Asia and the Asian Diaspora

Fantasy from Asia and the Asian Diaspora

Clerics and tigers. Nuns and bandits. Archers and hunters. Mages versus Machinists. A recently awoken djinn king and the soldier who must contain him. All these and more can be found in excerpts from five fantasy novellas rooted in Asia and the Asian...

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In Our Own Worlds

In Our Own Worlds

In celebration of Pride, Tor.com Publishing presents four critically acclaimed novellas featuring LGBTQ+ characters.

In these stories you’ll find reflections of queer identity both as it exists in our world and in imagined...

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Magic & Mayhem Sampler

Magic & Mayhem Sampler

Chaotic. New. Rule-breaking fiction. Tor and Tor.com Publishing are proud to present excerpts of 2019’s most dangerously addictive new fantasy and a sneak peek at the fall lineup. Includes free sample ebook chapters from:

Seanan McGuire:...

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The Red Threads of Fortune

The Red Threads of Fortune

“Joyously wild stuff. Highly recommended.” —The New York Times

The Red Threads of Fortune
is one of a pair of unique, standalone introductions to Neon Yang's Tensorate Series, which Kate Elliott calls...

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The Tensorate Series

The Tensorate Series

The Tensorate Series, which has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Locus, and Lambda Literary Awards, is an incomparable treasure of modern epic fantasy.

Across four novellas, Neon Yang established themself as a...

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