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About Cat

Cat Rambo lives, writes, and teaches by the shores of an eagle-haunted lake in the Pacific Northwest. Her 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov's, Clarkesworld Magazine, and the magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her story, "Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain," from her collection Near + Far (Hydra House Books), was a 2012 Nebula nominee. Her editorship of Fantasy Magazine earned her a World Fantasy Award nomination in 2012. She is the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). She is currently working on Exiles of Tabat, the third book of the Tabat Quartet. A new story collection, Neither Here Nor There, appears from Hydra House this fall.

9 Speculative Stories for Pride Month

Happy Pride Month! I wanted to put together a list of some of my F&SF stories featuring queer characters that I particularly love. “Every Breath a Question, Every Heartbeat an Answer” is a story that appeared this year in Beneath … Continue reading

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Fiction Reading: Exiles of Tabat, Chapter One

Due to the pandemic and isolation, I wasn’t able to do any live readings from my new novel, EXILES OF TABAT. So here you go! Explore a fantasy world where the magical creatures on whom Tabat depends are revolting against … Continue reading

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Rambo Academy Calendar for June/July 2021

Tuesday, June 1 Unmoderated co-working sessions midnight – 3 AM, 8:30-10:30 AM, 6:30-8:30 PM;  Moderated co-working 1-3 PM Wednesday, June 2 Unmoderated co-working sessions midnight – 3 AM, 8:30-10:30 AM, 6:30-8:30 PM;  Story discussion group, 11 AM-noon; Moderated co-working 1-3 … Continue reading

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Video: Three Tips for Success with Patreon

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Video: How to Screw Up

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Calendar for April through End of May

Event explanations: Unmoderated co-working: Log on and work with other Chez Rambo peeps. You don’t have to be working on writing! Structure is up to the participants. Moderated co-working: Cat or designated other will lead three thirty minute sprints, with … Continue reading

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Video: 5 Tips for Story Submissions

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Flash Fiction: A Horrific Homage to the Seattle Kraken

Start the clock! Release the kraken! Let the hockey players sharpen their blades, let the audience stir restlessly and go one last time for popcorn and sodas and beer, glorious golden beer that tints the ice with its microbrewed haze. … Continue reading

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Where I’ll “Be” – Flights of Foundry 2021

Find information about the event here. Friday, April 16 6 PM Pacific time How to Put a Game in Your Fiction Moderator – Panelists are P.H. Lee, Erin Roberts, and Gregory Wilson Saturday, April 17, 9 AM Pacific time – … Continue reading

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Where I’ll “Be” – Norwescon 2021 Schedule

Thursday NWW Critique Session with Cat Rambo 8:00am – 12:00pm @ Zoom 1 Cat Rambo (M), Barth Anderson Friday Building Diverse Worlds in Sci-fi and Fantasy 11:00am – 12:00pm @ Maxis Cat Rambo (M), Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Jacqueline Carey, Curtis … Continue reading

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