Ann Leckie

About the Author

Ann Leckie is the author of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, and British Science Fiction Award-winning novel Ancillary Justice, and its Locus Award-winning sequel Ancillary Sword. She has also published short stories in Subterranean Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Realms of Fantasy. Her story “Hesperia and Glory” was reprinted in Science Fiction: The Best of the Year, 2007 Edition edited by Rich Horton.
Ann has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, and a recording engineer. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

By the Author


June 2023

  • CDT

    Launch Event with Left Bank Books

    Left Bank Books & Schlafly Public Library welcomes Hugo & Nebula Award-Winning St. Louis author Ann Leckie to discuss the return to the Imperial Radch universe in a staggering standalone novel Translation State at Schlafly Public Library on June 7th at 6pm! Join us for this LAUNCH EVENT to celebrate the release!

    Schafly Public Library, St. Louis, MO

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  • EDT

    How SF Writers Build Alien Minds: Ann Leckie and Adrian Tchaikovsky in Conversation

    How does a science fiction author create an alien mind that is truly alien? Join two of the best-known contemporary science fiction authors, Ann Leckie and Adrian Tchaikovsky, for a conversation about the fascinating aliens they've created for their award-winning and bestselling books—and how the humans in those books interact with creatures so, well, alien.


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