Author Profile: Emily Skrutskie, #QueerInSpace day 30

 Emily Skrutskie


Queer sci-fi/spec fic works

The Abyss Surrounds Us (lesbians! Sea monsters! Pirates!)

The Edge of the Abyss (the sequel!)

Hullmetal Girls (a bunch teen cyborgs living in a shady has heck space-faring civilization) (Also the reason this readathon exists)(I read this book over the summer, loved it a whole lot, and formatted a Faux Book Box post around it. That post eventually grew into this readathon.)

Coming out in 2020

Bonds of Brass (the first book in her new space opera trilogy)

Bio (Stolen from her website)

Emily Skrutskie is six feet tall. She was born in Massachusetts, raised in Virginia, and forged in the mountains above Boulder, Colorado. She holds a B.A. in Performing and Media Arts from Cornell University, where she studied an outrageous and demanding combination of film, computer science, and game design. 

She is the author of THE ABYSS SURROUNDS US, THE EDGE OF THE ABYSS, and HULLMETAL GIRLS. She lives and writes in Los Angeles.

She is represented by Thao Le of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.

Where to find her on social media



Author: SeeOwlRead

They/She. I’m a queer reviewer and librarian.

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