Jay Lake

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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Last Plane to Heaven

Jay Lake
Tor Books

Last Plane to Heaven is the final and definitive short story collection of award-winning SF author Jay Lake, author of Green, Endurance, and Kalimpura....


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Kalimpura
Green
Jay Lake
Tor Books

“Green lives in a remarkable world, in which gods walk the earth, and not all people are human. Lake’s world-building is stellar.”—Booklist...


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Endurance
Green
Jay Lake
Tor Books

Green is back in Copper Downs. Purchased from her father in sunny Selistan when she was four years old, she was harshly raised to be a courtesan, companion,...


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Pinion
Clockwork Earth
Jay Lake
Tor Books

Rejoin the adventure in the third novel of Lake’s Clockwork Earth series. Paolina Barthes, young sorceress, is crossing the Equatorial Wall, attempting to take...


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Green
Green
Jay Lake
Tor Books

Green was raised to be a courtesan and trained to be an assassin. But the gods and goddesses of Selistan and the Storm Coast took notice of her skills, and...


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Two Stories
A Tor.Com Original
Ken Scholes and Jay Lake
Tor Books

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...


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The Speed of Time
A Tor.Com Original
Jay Lake
Tor Books

Strange things are happening in deep space, and then closer to home, and then closer; someone has pulled the plug on the universe.


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A Water Matter
A Tor.Com Original
Jay Lake
Tor Books

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,...


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Escapement
Clockwork Earth
Jay Lake
Tor Books

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...


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Mainspring
Clockwork Earth
Jay Lake
Tor Science Fiction

Jay Lake’s first trade novel is an astounding creation. Lake has envisioned a clockwork solar system, where the planets move in a vast system of gears around...


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