Welcome to Swan Tower. I'm Marie Brennan, fantasy author and ex-academic. Here you
can find not only the usual information on my books and short stories, but also various
and sundry essays, musings, rants, screeds, and bits of unsolicited advice. Check out the
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News and Site Updates
(3/26/14) My short story "Daughter of Necessity" has been
purchased by Tor.com!
(3/19/14) I've updated the Appearances
page with the details for my book tour in May with Mary Robinette Kowal.
(3/4/14) The wait is over! The Tropic of Serpents
is on sale in the U.S. (The U.K. edition will be out on June 20th.)
(2/10/14) Tor.com has published my novelette "Mad
Maudlin." You can read it for free online.
(2/8/14) The audiobook for Deeds of
Men is available
now from Audible.
(1/02/14) I almost missed this! My short story "The Deaths of Christopher Marlowe" is
finally available again, this time in the BVC anniversary anthology Across
(11/21/13) Okay, it's just raining audiobooks around here: I just found
out that the Audible version of Lies
and Prophecy is also