Samit Basu

Novelist. Best known for fantasy and science fiction work. Most recently, The City Inside (Tordotcom)/Chosen Spirits (Simon and Schuster)
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The City Inside review (Locus mag, Gary K Wolfe) June 2022 issue

(posting screenshots here since the July issue is out now and I couldn’t find an online link: will replace when it’s up)

Guest posts on the Duck of Dystopia newsletter

What this is: Inspired by the generosity of the biggest names in the SFF field who share their readerships with other writers on wonderful platforms like Whatever, Stone Soup and My Favorite Bit I’ve decided to use the same format as well. The goal is to try and showcase upcoming/new work from new/established creators on … Continue reading

Cover reveal/preorders open for The City Inside!

Popping up from the subterranean lair in which I’m working on the next book to say: Very lucky to have this tordotcom cover for The City Inside, art by the amazing Kuri Huang, quote by one of my favourite authors, Kate Elliott The book’s out in in North America on the 7th of June, 2022. … Continue reading

Tor.com acquires The City Inside

Some news I’ve been dying to share for months: utterly delighted, very grateful – a two-novel deal with my dream publishers, tor.com

Chosen Spirits shortlisted for the JCB Prize!

Read more here. This led to this chat with the amazing Deepanjana Pal

World SF 3 Bundle out now

The World SF 3 Bundle, curated by Lavie Tidhar, featuring SF/fantasy writers from around the world (Including several amazing writers I’ve read and loved, and one nos. The Simoqin Prophecies)

The room where it happened: new on DoD!

Another new issue of Duck of Dystopia is out.

Chosen Spirits international edition

…ebook now available on multiple platforms – Apple, Kobo, B+N Nook, Scribd, A+R for readers outside India. and is back on the Kindle store worldwide as well: (US) (UK) or do search in your local store.

New Duck of Dystopia issue!

More Ducks Than Usual.

Chosen Spirits hardback now available

Chosen Spirits hardback now available on Amazon Ind! Smell-of-books people, it’s time.

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June 2023