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Jay Lake Mary Elizabeth Lake

Jay Lake was a prolific writer of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an award-winning editor, a popular raconteur and toastmaster, and an excellent teacher at the many writers' workshops he attended.  His novels included Tor's publications Mainspring, Escapement, and Pinion, and the trilogy of novels in his Green cycle - Green, Endurance, and Kalimpura. Lake was nominated multiple times for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and the World Fantasy Award. He won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer in 2004, the year after his first professional stories were published.  In 2008 Jay Lake was diagnosed with colon cancer, and in the years after he became known outside the sf genre as a powerful and brutally honest blogger about the progression of his disease.  Jay Lake died on June 1, 2014.
 

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Strange things are happening in deep space, and then closer to home, and then closer; someone has pulled the plug on the universe.At the publisher's request, this title is being sold...

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Charlie is dealing with complicated grief, and even his therabot is out of ideas. But the back-alley grief counsellors might have something to help: it looks like blue asparagus, and it's...

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A tale of magic, revenge, and bitter death—on the rain-spattered streets of the great city. This is epic fantasy not “in the tradition of Tolkien,” but, instead, sensual,...

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In his novel Mainspring, Lake created an enormous canvas for storytelling with his hundred mile high Equatorial Wall that holds up the great Gears of the Earth. Now in Escapement,...

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