Non-cis sff authors

Below you’ll find a list of non-cis authors, who write adult science fiction and fantasy. (The list is currently a work in progress)

Pronouns are listed as they appeared on twitter / in the author’s bio at the time of adding the author the list.
Authors marked with a single ✦ are authors of color, those marked with two ✦ are Black authors.

Stories marked with an asterisk are available for free online.

Alex Acks / ALEX WELLS (they/them)

Murder on the Titania and Other Steam-Powered Adventures

steampunk

Hunger Makes the Wolf

scifi/fantasy

Paige S. Allen (she/they)

From Dusk to Dying Sun

scifi/fantasy, anthology

Charlie Jane Anders (she/her)

All the Birds in the Sky

scifi/fantasy

The City in the Middle of the Night

scifi

L.X. Beckett / A.M. Dellamonica (they/them)

Gamechanger

scifi

Child of A Hidden Sea

(portal) fantasy

Robyn Bennis (she/her)

The Guns Above

steampunk

BROOKE BOLANDER (she/her/they)

The Only Harmless Great Thing

alternate history, scifi

Kacen Callender (they/them) ✦✦

Queen of the Conquered

high fantasy

Nino Cipri (they/them)

Finna

high fantasy

The Shape of my Name*

high fantasy

Sara Codair (they/she)

Death Marked

scifi/fantasy, anthology

Indrapramit/Indra Das (he/they) ✦

The devourers

fantasy, horror

Akwaeke Emezi (they/them) ✦✦

Freshwater

magical realism

J.S. Fields (they/them)

Ardulum: First Don

scifi

A.J. Fitzwater (she/they)

The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper

fantasy. Stories about Cinrak the “Dapper. Lesbian. Capybara. Pirate”

Sarah Gailey (they/them)

Magic for Liars

fantasy/crime. Basically murder at queer Hogwarts.

The Fisher of Bones*

fantasy

Alex Harrow (they/them)

Empire of Light

scifi, space opera

Ada Hoffmann (she/her/they/them)

The Outside

scifi, space opera

TAMARA JERÉE (They/them) ✦✦

Margaret Killjoy (she/they)

The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion

fantasy, horror

Yoon Ha Lee (he/him) ✦

Ninefox Gambit

scifi, space opera

Phoenix Extravagant

fantasy

R.B. LEMBERG (they/them)

book cover

The Four Profound Weaves

fantasy

LINDEN LEWIS (she/they)

The First Sister

scifi, space opera (Aug 2020)

S. QIOUYI LU (they) ✦

Foz Meadows (“Jack of all pronouns”)

An Accident of Stars

fantasy

Emmet Nahil (he/him)

Hologium

scifi

Annalee Newitz (they/them)

Alexandra Rowland (they/them)

Nisi Shawl (they/them) ✦✦

Everfair

steampunk

Rivers Solomon (they/them) ✦✦

The Deep

fantasy

k.M. Szpara (he/him)

Docile

scifi / dystopia

R J Theodore (she/they)

Flotsam

steampunk

K.B. Wagers (they/them)

A Pale Light in the Black

scifi, space opera

Alex White (they/them)

JY Neon Yang (they/them) ✦

Waiting on a Bright Moon*

scifi / fantasy

 

 

Updates

06/15/2020: BROOKLYN RAY has been deleted from the list after their abusive and racist behavior has come to my attention.

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