• Space Race 101 – Episode 4: Where’s Orbit?
    Low Earth Orbit, Middle Orbit. High orbit. We look at all the orbits and what it takes to get there. Also, Legos, a banana, and a real rocket goes BOOM!
  • Space Race 101 – Episode 3: Can We Get a Better Rocket?
    Warning: This video contains major COVID hair. The war gave us the V-2 rocket, let’s see what post-war rocketry has in store. Spoiler: it’s not that different.
  • Space Race 101 – Episode 2: What’s a rocket?
    In this episode we talk about what makes a rocket a rocket. Hey, maybe we’ll even make it to space.
  • Introducing Space Race 101
    I wanted to share what I learned while writing A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT, so I made a series of super professional videos about the space race. They’re part science, part history, probably part wrong (I’m not a historian or a rocket scientist), but I tried to make it fun.
  • Free extended preview of A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT
    You can get a sneak peak at the upcoming novel. Just follow this link and pick your ebook format. You can read the whole story when it comes out on February 2 in North America (March 4 in the UK). Library Journal calls A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT “A highly crafted and unique look at the space race, through the eyes of those who exist only to ensure its success” and ” a promising start to what looks to be a dark and exciting trilogy”. I hope you’ll consider pre-ordering the book between now and February. Pre-orders make a […]
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  • A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT gets a starred review from Publishers Weekly!
    Waiting for the first trade reviews when you have a new book coming is always a bit nerve-wracking. Well, the first review for A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT is in, and it’s a starred review from Publishers Weekly! “Two women push the space race forward in this thrilling series opener from Neuvel (The Test). […] The balance of wry narration, wired action, and delicate worldbuilding make for deeply gratifying reading.” I can’t tell you how good this feels. You can read the entire review here: https://www.publishersweekly.com/9781250262066
  • John Boyega, Payman Maadi Star In Gavin Hood-Directed ‘The Test’
    AAAAHHH!!! THE TEST is getting the movie treatment! I hope we get a start date soon. I couldn’t be more excited about this. You know John Boyega, of course. Payman Maadi is such a great fit and Gavin Hood is an amazing director (Ender’s Game, anyone?) You can read more on Deadline.com
  • In conversation with Terry Virts
    I was lucky enough to talk to former astronaut Terry Virts on Oct. 2, as part of the Vroman’s Live series. I had a blast. You can watch the one-hour conversation here (apologies for the occasional coughing, my son brought a cold back from school a couple days before)
  • Building the new website
    It’s work in progress but I hope you’ll like the new look. This post is there so I can see what the site looks like with a post in. I forgot to say hi!