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StarShipSofa No 497 Julie Novakova

August 9, 2017 by Jeremy Szal

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Main Fiction: “The Ship Whisperer” by Julie Novakova 

Originally published in Asimov’s

Julie Novakova is a Czech author and translator of science fiction, fantasy and detective stories. She has published short fiction in Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, Fantasy Scroll, Persistent Visions and other magazines and anthologies. Her work in Czech includes seven novels, one anthology (Terra Nullius) and over thirty short stories and novelettes. Some of her works have been translated into Chinese, Romanian and Estonian. She received the Encouragement Award of the European science fiction and fantasy society in 2013 and won the Aeronautilus Award (“Czech equivalent of Hugo”) three times. She is an evolutionary biologist by study, takes a keen interest in planetary science and engages in science outreach. She’s currently working on her first novel in English. Follow her on Twitter @Julianne_SF.

Narrated by: Juliana Erickson

Imagining herself as the heroine in all her favorite stories, Juliana Erickson has always enjoyed exploring new and fantastic worlds. Off the pages, she has explored much of our own world, even calling Hawaii and Italy her other homes. Between adventures, and workouts at the kickboxing gym, she likes watching anything with dinosaurs, vikings, or aliens. Juliana’s mild-mannered alter ego is an instructional designer living in SoCal with her husband and their art collection. Follow the adventures of Juliana at VaultandVeil.com.

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  1. […] The Ship Whisperer is an intriguing idea, a hard-as-nails translated scifi story from Czech author Julie Novakova. She’s got some serious chops, which include being an actual evolutionary biologist and winning the Aeronautilus Award (the Czech Hugo) three times, so I was excited to hear this story. […]

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