Brandon Sanderson, a World Fantasy Finalist and IndieNext Pick!


Great Brandon Sanderson news, everyone!

Brandon’s novella, THE EMPEROR’S SOUL, is a finalist for this year’s  World Fantasy Award! The winners will be announced at the World Fantasy Awards Banquet on Sunday, November 3, in Brighton, UK. This is just the latest recognition of Brandon’s incredible talent, as the novella is also a finalist for the 2013 Hugo Award, and has already been sold into six territories!

We’re also excited to announce that Brandon’s upcoming young adult novel, STEELHEART, has just been named to the Autumn ’13 Kids Indie Next List! The featured titles are chosen based on nominations from independent booksellers nationwide. The Boswell Book Company had this to say about STEELHEART:

“Never before has the post-apocalyptic struggle for human survival been so riveting or uplifting. Sanderson has an unparalleled gift for fantastic world-building and the creation of complex, believable characters.”

As the RITHMATIST was featured on the Summer ’13 Kids Indie Next List, we’re not surprised by this news – Brandon is clearly making a splash in the YA world. STEELHEART goes on sale September 24, and he’ll be embarking on a 21 city tour to make sure it arrives with a huge splash, get ready to see a lot of Brandon!

We’re pleased to be able to share all exciting news this with you and hope to have even more in the coming months!