Tom Crosshill's fiction has been nominated for the Nebula Award (thrice) as well as the Latvian Annual Literature Award. His stories have appeared in venues such as Clarkesworld, Beneath Ceaseless Skies and Lightspeed. In 2009, he won the Writers of the Future contest. After some years spent in Oregon and New York, he currently lives in his native Latvia. In the past, he has operated a nuclear reactor, translated books and worked in a zinc mine, among other things.
Tom's young adult novel "Salsa for Fidel Or: A Beginner's Guide to Cat Videos" is forthcoming from Katherine Tegen Books (HarperCollins) in 2016. Tom's YA fiction is represented by Ammi-Joan Paquette of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency.
Tom is also a public speaker and business coach. For more information, visit his business website.
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First, I sold a book. Here's the announcement I made at the time:
I've sold a book!!!! SALSA FOR FIDEL, a YA novel set in Cuba, will be published by Katherine Tegen Books (HarperCollins) in 2016.
For those people in my life who don't know, this is my first US novel and something I've been hoping to achieve for many, many years.
News & Appearances
Feb 2015 -- "The Magician and Laplace's Demon" nominated for Nebula Award
Feb 2015 -- "Salsa For Fidel Or: A Beginner's Guide to Cat Videos" Sells to Katherine Tegen Books (HarperCollins)
Jun 2014 -- Tom's TEDx talk "What Giant Robots Teach Us About Life" now up on YouTube.
May 2013 -- Tom's YA fiction is now represented by Ammi-Joan Paquette of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency.
Feb 2013 -- "Fragmentation, or Ten Thousand Goodbyes" nominated for the Nebula Award