Robin Sloan,
a fiction writer

My new novel, Moonbound, is available now!

I’m the author of Moonbound, Sourdough, and Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, published by MCD×FSG in the United States, Tokyo Sogensha in Japan, and many others around the world. I am also … 

My main newsletter goes out every 29 ½ days. It ranges widely, across books and media and modern life, and I always try to make it feel like a note from a friend.

I also send an occa­sional lab newsletter about creative computing. It is devoted to the topics that are simply too nerdy for my main newsletter.

I’ve published a lot of material across a few different internet eras. Here’s a directory of what’s available on this website and elsewhere.


Newsletter archives



Special projects

Short stories

Notable essays

The waybacklist

This website was most recently updated on July 15, 2024.

If you’re here because you are curious about my writing and/or thinking, I encourage you to start with my novels. They’re available wherever books can be purchased or borrowed. The audiobook editions are great, too.

Thanks for stopping by!