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Jeannette Ng

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Jeannette Ng (吳志麗)
BornHong Kong
OccupationAuthor
LanguageEnglish
ResidenceDurham, England
NationalityBritish
Alma materDurham University
GenreFantasy

Jeannette Ng (吳志麗) is a British fantasy writer best known for her 2017 novel Under the Pendulum Sun.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Ng was born in Hong Kong, and now lives in the United Kingdom in Durham, England.

Writing[edit | edit source]

Her 2017 debut novel Under the Pendulum Sun, published by Angry Robot,[1][2][3] was shortlisted for the 2017 Brave New Words award from Starburst.[4] It was named one of the "10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2017" by SYFY[5] and was included on a list of "The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017" in The Guardian.[1] The book features a fantastical journey that takes place in gothic mid-19th century England.[6]

Her short stories have been published in Mythic Delirium[7] and Shoreline of Infinity[8] magazines, and her story "How the Tree of Wishes Gained its Carapace of Plastic"[9] is included in the anthology Not So Stories, to be published April 2018 (Abaddon Books, ISBN 978-1781086124).[10]

Ng is a finalist for the 2018 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.[11]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adam Roberts (30 November 2017). "The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  2. "Jeannette Ng". Angry Robot Books. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  3. "Fiction Book Review: Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng. Angry Robot, ISBN 978-0-85766-727-4". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  4. "Brave New Words Award 2017 Shortlist Announced - Starburst Magazine". Starburst Magazine. 2018-02-05. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  5. Krishna, Swapna (2017-12-18). "The 10 best sci-fi and fantasy books of 2017". Syfy. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  6. "Under the Pendulum Sun Journeys to Fairyland, and Finds It Very Strange Indeed". The B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog. 2017-10-03. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  7. "Mythic Delirium 2.3, Jan.-March 2016". Mythic Delirium Books. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  8. "Shoreline of Infinity 8". Shoreline of Infinity. 15 June 2017. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  9. Acquadimore (8 March 2018). "Not So Stories". Goodreads. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  10. Natasha Onwuemezi (28 July 2017). "Diverse anthology 'in reaction' to Kipling set for release". The Bookseller. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  11. "2018 Hugo Award Finalists Announced". Tor.com. 2018-03-31. Retrieved 2018-04-03.


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