Sean Williams

Geodesica new

posted on 1 Mar 2006 at 10:17 am
Geodesica: Descent is out in the USA, in two forms: there’s the mass market paperback from Ace and the hardcover omnibus (with Geodesica: Ascent) from SF Book Club. Feedback from readers has been terrific. I’m really pleased that it seems

Santa’s grab bag #2

posted on 17 Dec 2005 at 9:34 am
A couple of pleasant pre-Xmas items: (1) Geodesica: Ascent has been nominated for an Aurealis Award in the Science Fiction section. (Follow the link for the complete list of nominations.) Results announced in Brisbane Feb 25. (2) I’ve been aske

Thogged at last!

posted on 6 Nov 2005 at 8:56 am
It had to happen eventually–or so I always told myself, more than a little hopefully. Ansible 220 features the following: “THOG’S MASTERCLASS. _Words Fail Dept._ `Flast broadcast the nonverbal equivalent of a shrug.’ (_Geodesi


posted on 27 Oct 2005 at 4:03 pm
“…energetic and concise. The plot rollicks along, propelling the reader into the action. Plush with imaginative detail…” That’s what Phillippe Cahill reckons of Geodesica: Ascent in the latest issue of Cosmos, words for

Those anyonymous hacks from Adelaide…

posted on 5 Oct 2005 at 10:04 am
The Weekend Australian ran a great review of Geodesica: Ascent over the weekend: “Geodesica: Ascent is the sort of cutting-edge, grand-scale science fiction that dazzles and entertains even as it threatens to overwhelm us with its implications


posted on 6 Sep 2005 at 7:54 am
Cath Ortlieb had this to say in the Journal of the Australian Science Fiction Foundation: “I never thought I’d be grateful to be stuck for over two hours in a doctor’s waiting room, but I was as it enabled me to read uninterrupted.

some local reviews

posted on 6 Aug 2005 at 9:04 am
Tim Lloyd of the Adelaide Advertiser (he of the legendary “vacuous” review for TRM) was more impressed with this year’s releases. Of THE BLOOD DEBT he had much to say: “South Australian writer Sean Williams has been deeply ens


posted on 5 Aug 2005 at 11:16 pm
In the same spirit as the previous post, Phillip Knowles of Good Reading magazine reviewed ASCENT this week and had the following to say: “Like their last trilogy…the authors are venturing firmly into Vernor Vinge territory, but luckily s