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Welcome to my website!

This is the official website of writer Victoria Janssen, author of A Place of Refuge, three science fiction hopepunk novellas following three former guerillas who’ve escaped to a utopian planet after losing their fight against a fascist empire. They’re figuring … Continue reading

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Updates on My Kalikoi Novellas

TweetFinding Refuge has a lovely review at Phoebe’s Randoms. Embracing Refuge: A Place of Refuge, part three, will be released in less than one month! The cover, seen in this post, is by Augusta Scarlett, who also made the previous … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge – Festive: Cotillion by Georgette Heyer

TweetIt’s true! I’ve never read Cotillion by Georgette Heyer! Until now. This book was published in 1953, so I felt free to include spoilers in this post. I found the novel charming, with typical Heyer character types, plotlines, and shenanigans, … Continue reading

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My October Reading Log

TweetFiction: Scandal in Babylon by Barbara Hambly is a reworking of her fantasy novel Bride of the Rat God as a straightforward historical mystery set in 1920s Hollywood. I was always sorry there weren’t sequels to Bride of the Rat … Continue reading

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Smashwords Interview

TweetI recently interviewed myself via Smashwords, which was sort of fun!

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#TBRChallenge – Unusual Profession: Set This House in Order by Matt Ruff

TweetSet This House in Order: A Romance of Souls by Matt Ruff won the 2003 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, now renamed the Otherwise Award, which “celebrates science fiction, fantasy, and other forms of speculative narrative that expand and explore our … Continue reading

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#TBRChallenge 2021

TweetThis year, I’ll be participating in SuperWendy’s TBR Challenge. My goal is to post reviews of a themed book on the third Wednesday of every month. Feel free to join me! Tag your social media posts with #TBRChallenge. The monthly … Continue reading

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“Still Marching,” a tale of our times

TweetBest Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume 3, edited by Sacchi Green, is out, and it includes my story “Still Marching.” On Saturday, December 8th, there will be a release event for the book on the Lesfic Reading Group Facebook … Continue reading

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My Readercon 2017 Schedule

TweetI’ll be at Readercon July 13-16, 2017, in Quincy, Massachusetts. Thursday July 13, 2017, 8:00 PM, Room 5 “How to Moderate a Panel” Alex Jablokow, Victoria Janssen (leader), Kathleen Jennings, Tom Purdom, Kenneth Schneyer. The moderator plays a crucial role … Continue reading

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My WisCon 2017 Schedule – Updated

TweetI’ll be attending WisCon 41: May 26 – 29, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. Here’s my program schedule as it stands right now, with a Sunday panel added. Saturday, 10:00 – 11:15 am, University C “Join the Mod Squad: Enhance Your … Continue reading

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