Sunday, October 26, 2008

Trade paperback of Brent Hayward's Filaria released

ChiZine Publications has just released the trade paperback of Brent Hayward's novel Filaria.

Alex Good (Quill & Quire) calls Filaria "a great read, crackling with invention, energy, and suspense."

Details of the trade paperback release are here.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

New Sale for Matt Hughes

Matthew Hughes has sold another Luff Imbry tale, Another Day in Fibbery, to PS Publishing's Postscripts Magazine in an issue that will come out next year.
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Steve Vernon's Short Story in Maritime Anthology

Steve Vernon's short story, Shotgun Christmas, is part of a newly published Nimbus Anthology entitled A Maritime Christmas.

From Nimbus:
The Magic of Christmas is always felt strongly in the Maritimes. This collection of yuletide stories is a mixture of true seasonal remembrances and fictional imaginings of the holiday season. Contributions are from over 20 Maritime writers, and touch on all the things that make Christmas so special: traditions, reunions with family and friends, the humour, and sometimes, the hardships. Some of the collection’s contributions are familiar, many are heartwarming, but every story shares the same spirit of the season. This yuletide collection includes many well-known writers such as Harry Thurston, Steve Vernon, David Goss, Chris Mills, Heidi Jardine Stoddart, David Divine, and more.

Dave Duncan's out-of-print books now available

Eight of Dave Duncan's out-of-print titles have now been made available as Print-on-Demand through E-reads, and can now be ordered through Amazon or other booksellers:

"A Handful of Men" series:

The Cutting Edge
Upland Outlaws
The Stricken Field
The Living God

"The Seventh Sword" series:

The Reluctant Swordsman
The Coming of Wisdom
The Destiny of the Sword

Standalone novel: The Cursed

Saturday, October 04, 2008

Joe Mahoney resells short story to Greek newspaper

The Greek newspaper Eleftherotypia has reprinted Joe Mahoney's short story "John's Worst Enemy." Joe credits Doug Smith's foreign market list. It's Joe's first foreign-market sale.

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Lynda Williams's Pretenders featured at LIS Wire

An article about Part 3 of Lynda Williams's Okal Rel Saga, Pretenders, has been posted on LIS Wire, a librarians' wire service.

Rick Sutcliffe interviewed at Reader's Eden

An interview with Rick Sutcliffe is online at Reader's Eden.

Sandra Kasturi, Brett Alexander Savory establish new fund for writers of SF

Sandra Kasturi and Brett Alexander Savory have announced the establishment of the Vaike and Erich Rannu Fund for Writers of Speculative Literature in honour of the 30th wedding anniversary of Sandra’s mother and step-father, and their contributions to the arts and education both in Canada and Estonia.

The Fund offers two awards per year of $500 CDN each, one for fiction, one for poetry, granted to two writers of speculative literature (i.e., science fiction, fantasy, horror, magic realism, surrealism, etc.), of any nationality/place of residence, at any stage of their career.

The first submissions for this new award will be accepted between October 1, 2008 and December 31, 2008. The winners will be announced March 1, 2009.

Details are at the link above.