Martha Wells

Known For: City of Bones, Wheel of the Infinite, Witch King, The Murderbot Diaries, The Books of the Raksura, The Death of the Necromancer, Star Wars, Empire and Rebellion: Razor’s Edge, Stargate

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Martha Wells has been a science fiction and fantasy author since her first fantasy novel was published in 1993. Her New York Times Bestselling series The Murderbot Diaries has won Nebula Awards, Hugo Awards, Locus Awards, and an American Library Association/YALSA Alex Award. Her work also includes The Books of the Raksura series, the Ile-Rien series, and several other fantasy novels, most recently Witch King (Tordotcom, 2023), as well as short fiction, non-fiction, and media tie-ins for Star Wars, Stargate: Atlantis, and Magic: The Gathering. She is a member of the Texas Literary Hall of Fame, and her work has also appeared on the Philip K. Dick Award ballot, the British Science Fiction Association Award ballot, the USA Today Bestseller List, the Sunday Times Bestseller List, and has been translated into twenty-six languages.

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