Naomi Novik

Naomi Novik is the Hugo-nominated author of the Temeraire series, His Majesty's Dragon, Throne of Jade, and Black Powder War.  She was born in New York in 1973, a first-generation American, and raised on Polish fairy tales, Baba Yaga, and Tolkien.  She studied English Literature at Brown University and did graduate work in Computer Science at Columbia University before leaving to work on computer games and novels.

Naomi lives in New York City with her husband, Edgar Award-winning writer Charles Ardai, and six eight computers (they multiply).

Recently published - The Temeraire series

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Fri1500Readings Naomi NOVIK
Fri1600Interview with Naomi NOVIKTalking about the dragons again, sponsored by Sony Magazine.Naomi NOVIK
Sat1200Meet the John W. Campbell Award Finalists for Best New WriterA discussion of how the finalists for the John W. Campbell award made their professional debuts. What kind of backgrounds do they have? Where did they submit work? To what do they attribute their success?Jay LAKE, John A DAVIS, Lawrence M. SCHOEN, Naomi NOVIK
Sat1500Autographs Naomi NOVIK
Sun1200Defending Public Domain from Corporate Copyright MaximalismCopyright is the new conspiracy. What can we do to keep public domain works public. And how do we get them to release what should be public? If a company can make a buck, it will but where does capitalism end and copyright maximalism begin?Cory DOCTOROW, Inge HEYER, Naomi NOVIK, Patrick NIELSEN HAYDEN