Marlee Jane Ward is a self-described writer, reader and weirdo from Melbourne, Australia. She’s a graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop and her debut novella, Welcome To Orphancorp, was one of three winners of Seizure’s Viva La Novella 3, and was
Today, Cat Sparks talks “The Seventh Relic” for the Focus 2014 interviews.
What was the inspiration for your story, The Seventh Relic?
I was researching the history of Buddhism as background for another story when the idea for this one
… arrived home to find this on the doorstep: always nice to get a new Kim Stanley Robinson.