In the last few weeks, Alif the Unseen has been shortlisted for TWO more awards: a Locus Award for best first novel and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, both prestigious Scifi/Fantasy honors. I continue to be flattered and thrilled by all the attention Alif has received. And! Comics fans will be pleased to know I've started work on a new, as yet unannounced project for a company that rhymes with garvel. That's a word, right? Stay tuned for details--email subscribers will be the first to learn more.