WorldCon In Helsinki: VanderMeer Schedule (in which Jeff dresses as a bear)

(None of these bear parts are real, not to worry, but Jeff is dressing up for his Friday panel) Ann and I are headed off to WorldCon 75 in Helsinki, which promises to be a riotous and lovely affair. Due to the size of WorldCon and the logistics of traversing it–and the weariness of traversing […]

Five Daughters of the Moon: An Interview with Leena Likitalo

I first met Leena Likitalo in Finland several years ago. I was impressed by her talent and her clear vision about her career. Fast-forward to today, and Likitalo has her first book out in English: The Five Daughters of the Moon. It’s a lush and luminous debut, energetic and sure-footed. You can find more information here. […]

Carolinas Borne Summer Tour

This summer I’m in the Carolinas, helping run the Shared Worlds teen SF/F writing camp and also doing a few Borne bookstore events. This should be a lot of fun–and I hope to see you at some of these events! You can also catch me on North Carolina public radio July 18th. Borne has gotten […]

The Southern Reach: $5,000 Donated to Riverkeeper and Florida Wildlife Federation

Jeff VanderMeer, Storytelling in the Anthropocene 3/9/17 University of Houston from Interdisciplinary Initiatives on Vimeo. This spring, before my novel Borne came out, I was booked for a fair number of presentations at universities about climate change and storytelling, and I pledged a percentage of my speaking fees to environmental causes–for reason that should be obvious. […]

My New Novel BORNE: Thanks For Reading and Reviewing and Sharing

Ann and I have now been on tour for BORNE since April 22, and we’ve got two weeks on the West Coast to go–with stops here in Seattle, Portland, Point Reyes, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Los Angeles, Austin, and Houston, before returning to Tallahassee for the Florida leg of the tour. Thanks for coming out […]

The Adventures of Jonathan Lambshead: Territory Both Familiar and Uncharted

(Yes, there is a talking marmot in the series; image by Yves Tourigny) By now, many of you may have seen the news that I’ve sold a YA trilogy to FSG Books for Young Readers, per the Publishers Lunch announcement. (There is also other brilliant news about this trilogy I can’t share quite yet, but […]

2017 Books: Eight Blurbs and an Introduction

I thought I’d provide a round-up of all the 2017 books I’ve blurbed, along with one reprint, Lives of the Monster Dogs, that I’ve written a new introduction for. I’m really enthusiastic about all of these titles, and hopefully there’s a little something for everyone! My blurb in italics before a brief description. – Jeff […]

Jeff VanderMeer BORNE Tour Schedule

(Author photo by Kyle Cassidy) “A dizzying thrill-ride of a book, reader-friendly and immersive, by turns hilarious, harrowing and heartbreaking in perfect measure.” – The National Post “A thorough marvel.” – Colson Whitehead I’m thrilled to post my book tour schedule for Borne, my new novel out from MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux in hardcover on […]