Author Discussion with 2021 Eugie Award Winner, Elaine Cuyegkeng

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Join us for a virtual author discussion with Elaine Cuyegkeng, the 2021 Eugie Award recipient for "The Genetic Alchemist's Daughter."

Read Elaine's work in Black Cranes : Tales of Unquiet Women edited by Lee Murray and Geneve Flynn, which is available for purchase here.

Listen to a narration of "The Genetic Alchemist’s Daughter" on the Psuedopod podcast.

About Elaine Cuyegkeng

Elaine Cuyegkeng is a Chinese-Filipino writer. She grew up in Manila, where there are many, many creaky old houses with ghosts inside them. She writes about eldritch creatures, monsters with human faces. She now lives in Melbourne with her partner, their tiny faerie daughter and their cat familiars.

Elaine has been published in Pseudopod, Strange Horizons, Lackington’s, The Dark, Rocket Kapre. You can find her on @layangabi on Twitter.

About the Eugie Award

The Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction (or Eugie Award) celebrates the best in innovative fiction. This annual award is presented at Dragon Con, the nation’s largest fan-run convention. The 2020 award symposium, hosted at Georgia Tech and featuring author readings, acceptance speeches, and a documentary about the making of the awards, is available at: https://youtube.com/channel/UCC9MkaOAvut_vbe7YKpuHQA.

The Eugie Award honors stories that are irreplaceable, that inspire, enlighten, and entertain. We will be looking for stories that are beautiful, thoughtful, and passionate, and change us and the field. The recipient is a story that is unique and will become essential to speculative fiction readers.


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