The Rise of Io (World: October 2016)
Wesley Chu’s best friend is Michael Jordan, assuming that best friend status is earned by a shared television commercial. If not, then his best friend is his dog, Eva, who he can often be seen riding like a trusty steed through the windy streets of Chicago.
In 2014, Wesley Chu was shortlisted for the John W Campbell Best New Writer Award, which he won in 2015. His debut, The Lives of Tao, earned him a Young Adult Library Services Association Alex Award and a Science Fiction Goodreads Choice Award Finalist slot. The sequel, The Deaths of Tao, continues the story of secret agent Roen Tan and his sarcastic telepathically bonded alien, Tao. The final in the series, The Rebirths of Tao…well you’ll have to read it to find out. The Rise of Io, the start of a new series set in the Tao universe was released in October 2016.
In 2015 Chu released Time Salvager, wherein time travelling chronman James brings one fated to die back to the future with him. Time Salvager is published by Tor (USA/R.o.W) and Angry Robot (UK). The sequel, Time Siege, was published in July 2016.
Wesley is currently also writing Shadowhunter tie-in fiction with author Cassandra Clare, focusing on popular character Magnus Bane.
Interview with the Once & Future Podcast (October 2016)
Interview with Taipei Times (January 16)
Interview (excerpts) with Locus Magazine (August 15)
Author Talk (video) at Google (August 15)
Interview with The Cap Times (July 15)
Appearance on Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast (July 2015)
Interview with Fantasy Faction (July 2015)
Interview on the Once & Future podcast (May 2015)
Interview with Barnes & Noble (April 2015)
Interview with SFF World (April 2015)
Interview with Skiffy & Fanty (August 2014)
Article about Wesley’s Reddit AMA interview on Tor.com (May 2014)
Article at Lawrence M. Schoen (November 2013)
Interview with Comic Book Therapy (November 2013)
Interview with Don’t Panic (October 2013)
Article ‘The Big Idea’ on Whatever (October 2013)
Article ‘Ten Questions about The Deaths of Tao’ on Terrible Minds (October 2013)
Interview on Only the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy (May 2013)
Tao series overview from Barnes & Noble