Speculative fiction writer, translator, and editor

S. Qiouyi Lu

S. Qiouyi Lu writes, translates, and edits between two coasts of the Pacific. Ær debut biocyberpunk novella In the Watchful City is out now from Tordotcom Publishing, and ær other work has appeared in several award-winning venues. You can find out more about S. at ær website s.qiouyi.lu or on Twitter @sqiouyilu.

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Awards Eligibility (2022)

By S. Qiouyi Lu  •  December 6, 2022  •  0 Comments

This year has been rough. It’s the first time in my life I’ve held down a job for over a year, and a full-time, labor-intensive job to boot, where the only time I can sit down is on my breaks or lunch. It’s hard to write when you’re working in the middle of a global […]

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Request for the Hugo Awards to include translators, interior artists, colorists, letterers, and cover artists in the annual long list tabulation

By S. Qiouyi Lu  •  October 13, 2022  •  0 Comments

On Labor Day of 2022, Chicon released the annual Hugo Awards long list tabulation. The long list is a detailed document that shows how votes were calculated to determine the cutoffs for being a finalist and the award winners. While shortlist entries have fully credited citations, long list entries are presented in an abbreviated format […]

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Award Eligibility (2021)

By S. Qiouyi Lu  •  November 12, 2021  •  0 Comments

Another year wherein I thought I didn’t do that much, but it turns out I did so much. My first book came out this year, and I started a full-time job for the first time since 2017 (has it really been that long?). Oh, and the world is… *gestures vaguely outside* you know. Difficult circumstances […]

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Award Eligibility (2020)

By S. Qiouyi Lu  •  November 19, 2020  •  1 Comment

Creating during the pandemic has felt like this speech Snoop Dogg gave after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: This was the first year I went full-time freelance, and, while I didn’t break even from just freelance work, I’ve managed to support myself and be fully independent for the first time. I’ve […]

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Award Eligibility (2019)

By S. Qiouyi Lu  •  November 15, 2019  •  1 Comment
Lanterns & clouds

If a work you’d like to consider is behind a paywall, please feel free to email me for a review copy. Short Fiction Short Stories “At Your Dream’s Edge.” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2019. 1,900 words. You’ve had the Nightmare app installed for months, but all you’ve ever done is create an […]

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