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Peng Shepherd



Peng Shepherd was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where she rode horses and trained in classical ballet, and has lived in Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, London, New York, and Mexico City. 

Her second novel, The Cartographers, became a national bestseller, was named a Best Book of March by The Washington Post, and received a 2020 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her debut, The Book of M, won the 2019 Neukom Institute for Literary Arts Award for Debut Speculative Fiction, and was chosen as a best book of the year by AmazonElleRefinery29, and The Verge, as well as a best book of the summer by the Today show and NPR’s On Point.

When not writing, Peng can be found planning her next trip or haunting local bookstores.

Peng Shepherd Books

All This and More book cover

All This and More

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The Cartographers book cover

The Cartographers

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Some of the Best of Tor.com 2021

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The Future Library book cover

The Future Library

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The Book of M book cover

The Book of M

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