Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures

Last week, Sean Wallace announced the table of contents of The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures, which will be published in August (UK) and October (USA), and I’m delighted that my story ‘On the Lot and In the Air’ (originally published in Clarkesworld) is part of the amazing line-up: Introduction by Ann VanderMeer “Smoke City”…… Continue reading Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures

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Finally! My WFC Book Haul

So, when I was in Toronto for the World Fantasy Convention in November, I had to be Very Strict with myself. Luggage restrictions being what they are, I told myself that I would not buy more books than I could fit in my suitcase, which was already overladen with the stupid amount of clothes I…… Continue reading Finally! My WFC Book Haul

Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

Travel, writing, marking essays, launching Midnight and Moonshine, editing, applying for jobs… Any and all of these things explain my general lack of updatery lately. That’s no excuse, you say? True. True. So I shall endeavour to fill you all in on the events of the past month in a short series of Mega-Catchup Posts…… Continue reading Mega-Catchup Post, Part One: WFC

My World Fantasy schedule

The con starts tomorrow (yay!) so I guess it’s high time I post my schedule: Thursday, November 1 — I’m doing a reading in the Aurora room at 3.30 Sunday, November 4 — From 12.30 onwards I’ll be banqueting and celebrating the World Fantasy Award winners. In between — I’ll be going to as many…… Continue reading My World Fantasy schedule

Horror Visuals and Their Place in Fiction

Artwork, horror stories, the reading experience — these are all aspects of creativity that I think about a lot, and generally adore. So it’s a great pleasure to have Harry Markov stop by on his blog tour to talk about these very things! Along with Lawrence Santoro and Tony C. Smith, Harry has edited the…… Continue reading Horror Visuals and Their Place in Fiction

Les VanderMeers’ Bestiary Anthology (*squeeeeee!*)

Jeff VanderMeer has announced the ToC (thus far) of the bestiary anthology he and Ann are putting together: Auricle – Gio Clairval Bartleby’s Typewriter – Corey Redekop Counsellor Crow – Karen Lord Daydreamer by Proxy – Dexter Palmer Enkantong-bato – Dean Francis Alfar Figmon – Michael Cisco Guest – Brian Conn Hadrian’s Sparrikan – Stephen Graham…… Continue reading Les VanderMeers’ Bestiary Anthology (*squeeeeee!*)