I want to root for female characters who rise above sexism, but I also want to see female characters who never have to deal with sexism at all. I want to build and envision that world. I want it to be presented to me.
Author: Samantha Shannon
Samantha Shannon studied English Language and Literature at St. Anne’s College in Oxford. The Bone Season, her first in a seven-book series, was a New York Times bestseller and the inaugural Today Book Club selection. The Mime Order followed in 2015 and The Song Rising in 2017; her latest, The Priory of the Orange Tree, is out this month. You can find Samantha on Twitter @say_shannon.