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The Tensorate Series

JY Yang’s Tensorate Series is a lush, vivid silkpunk fantasy series in a world where elementalist mages contend with revolutionary machinists, while dinosaurs battle sky-spanning saga. The first two novellas, The Red Threads of Fortune and The Black Tides of Heaven, can be read in any order. Praise for the series:

“Full of love and loss, confrontation and discovery. Each moment is a glistening pearl, all strung together in a wonder of world-creation.” – Ken Liu, Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Award winner and author of The Grace of Kings and The Paper Menagerie

“I love JY Yang’s effortlessly fascinating world-building.” – Kate Elliott, author of Black Wolves and Court of Fives
“A fascinating world of battles, politics, magic and romance.” – Zen Cho, author of Sorcerer to the Crown
“Filled with memorable characters and set in a wonderfully imaginative and original universe.” – Aliette de Bodard, Nebula Award-winning author of The House of Shattered Wings

  • The Descent of Monsters
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    • The Descent of Monsters

    • The Tensorate Series (Volume 3)
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    • JY Yang continues to redefine the limits of silkpunk fantasy with their Tensorate novellas, which the New York Times lauded as "joyously wild." In this third volume, an investigation into...

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  • The Red Threads of Fortune
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    • The Red Threads of Fortune

    • The Tensorate Series (Volume 2)
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    • “Joyously wild stuff. Highly recommended.” —The New York Times

      The Red Threads of Fortune is one of a pair of unique, standalone introductions to JY...

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  • The Black Tides of Heaven
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    • The Black Tides of Heaven

    • The Tensorate Series (Volume 1)
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    • "Joyously wild stuff. Highly recommended." —The New York Times

      A Finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards for Best Novella

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JY Yang

JY YANG is the author of The Black Tides of Heaven and The Red Threads of Fortune. They are also a lapsed journalist, a former practicing scientist, and a master of hermitry. A queer, non-binary, postcolonial intersectional feminist, they have over two dozen pieces of short fiction published. They live in Singapore where they work as a science communicator, and have a MA in creative writing from the University of East Anglia.

Nicholas Lee