Monday, April 27, 2009

Cory Doctorow's Little Brother a Locus Award finalist

Cory Doctorow's novel Little Brother (Tor) is one of the finalists for the Locus Award for Young Adult Novel.

Other finalists in that category are Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book (HarperCollins/Bloomsbury), Margo Lanagan's Tender Morsels (Knopf), Terry Pratchett's Nation (Doubleday UK/HarperCollins) and John Scalzi's Zoe's Tale (Tor).

The Locus Awards, nominated for and voted on by readers of Locus Magazine and Locus Online, will be presented in Seattle during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend, June 26 to 27.

Leslie Brown story to appear in Warrior Wisewoman 2

Leslie Brown’s SF story “The Last Nice Afternoon in October” will be appearing in Warrior Wisewoman 2, edited by Roby James and published by Norilana Books, in June.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Steve Vernon sells two short stories

Steve Vernon has sold two short stories, one to Nancy Kilpatrick's vampire anthology Evolve, due out in the spring of 2010, and another to Campus Chills, a Canadian ghost story collection due out this fall.

Several Colleen Anderson stories and a poem forthcoming

Colleen Anderson's story "The Boy Who Bled Rubies" will appear in the Don Juan and Men anthology in June. She's also sold short stories "An Ember Amongst the Fallen" to Nancy Kilpatrick for the vampire anthology Evolve and "A Kind Hand" to Shroud magazine. Her poem "Finding Dionysus" won second prize, and publication, in a poetry contest run by Barton College's Crucible magazine.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Read, listen to first two chapters of Edward Willett's Terra Insegura

Edward Willett has posted the first two chapters of his new SF novel Terra Insegura (DAW Books), the sequel to last year's Aurora Award-nominated Marseguro, on his new, improved website. In addition to the text, he's posted MP3 files of himself reading both chapters.

Terra Insegura will be available in bookstores on May 5.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Mary Choo sells story, three poems

Mary Choo’s horror short story “The Language of Crows” has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming Canadian speculative anthology Tesseracts 13.

As well, Mary has sold three poems, "The Malcontents," "From the Hidden Texts of Lucy Maud," and "The Hill Witch," to the upcoming speculative issue of Room magazine