It’s Women’s History Month, a time to raise awareness of women’s history, and to listen to and uplift their voices.
From Lorraine McLees to Kiki Wolfkill and Bonnie Ross, to everyone between and beyond, women have been foundational to Halo’s success since its inception.
There are light years left to travel, but Halo has generally been one of the more progressive creative platforms for stories about diverse and complex women – increasingly often told by women as well.
I’ve put together a selection of great Halo stories which are either about or told by women that you should absolutely put on your reading list…
Read More Halo fiction for Women’s History Month
Halo now has thirty books.
It’s an incredible, unmatched achievement – and most of it’s excellent. But it is also something that presents a bit of a problem, which can be summarised succinctly as…
Halo now has thirty books!
Read More Halo has a growing transmedia problem
Earlier this year, I wrote a lengthy analysis of Battle Born, as it very quickly became one of my favourite Halo novels, so I reached out to author Cassandra Rose Clarke and she very kindly agreed to have a chat with me about what’s next for Evie, Saskia, Dorian, Victor, and Spartan Owen in Meridian Divide.
Read More I Interviewed Cassandra Rose Clarke! – A Primer for Halo: Meridian Divide
This is not a bedtime story, some frightening fairy tale to entertain or scare young children; this is as real to you as the feeling of a book in your hand, a hot dinner to eat, an AI to hack, a concert to visit, a tree to climb, homework to be bored with.
This is what happens on the day the Covenant drops out of the sky to tear down your world.
In the many tellings of this story, never has it been told quite like this before.
Read More Halo: Battle Born – On Lost Childhood and the Value of YA Literature