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Recent Updates:

08/28/22 Witch King is now up for preorder and will be available on May 30, 2023, in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook.

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05/30/22 Appearances were updated.

03/14/22 Emilie and the Hollow World and Emilie and the Sky World have been released in audiobook, narrated by Channie Waites.

12/21/21 Network Effect has won the Hugo Award for Best Novel, and The Murderbot Diaries has won the Hugo Award for Best Series!

07/01/21 Network Effect has won the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.

04/27/21 Fugitive Telemetry is now available today in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook narrated by Kevin R. Free. The Dr. Mensah short story "home: habitat, range, niche, territory" is free on

03/30/21 Network Effect is available today in trade paperback.

03/19/21 Network Effect is a finalist for a Nebula Award for Best Novel.

12/1/20 The Salt Witch is now online.

10/23/20 The first four novellas in The Murderbot Diaries are now available in a hardcover box set. For November, Martha will have a short story, "The Salt Witch," in Uncanny Magazine Issue 37, available November 1, and a short story "Bespin Escape" in the anthology The Empire Strikes Back: From a Certain Point of View available November 10.

03/04/20 The Siren Depths has been re-released in mass market paperback. The Harbors of the Sun is up for preorder in audiobook, and Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel is now available for preorder in ebook, hardcover, and audiobook, to be published on May 5, 2020. The appearances list has been updated.

01/21/20 The Serpent Sea has been re-released in mass market paperback. Martha has a short story in the free ebook anthology Take Us To A Better Place: Stories Download your copy here. And Martha has a guest chapter in MACHINA, a Serial Box story by Fran Wilde, Malka Older, and Curtis C. Chen, available on January 29.

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