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!*)
So, teaching is well and truly finished and now it’s my last day at the Research Centre until next year. The summer looms before me (theoretically; I mean, how cold is it?!? It’s the solstice and I’m wearing my winter clothes, and we actually turned the heater back on last night to take the chill…… Continue reading 2010: A Year of Writing, Writing, Writing (and Teaching!)
Totally worth walking 45 minutes to/from the post office in 32 degree heat — my contributor’s copies are here! Woo hoo!
Over at the New York Review of Books’ website, Samantha Holloway offers a detailed introduction and review of the soon-to-be-released Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded anthology. I think it’d be hard to find a more enthusiastic or positive report on the fantastic work Ann & Jeff VanderMeer have done on editing this anthology, and I for…… Continue reading Links of great news
Angela Slatter and I have collaborated on a couple of short pieces for Jeff and Ann VanderMeer’s Steampunk Reloaded, including “Notes & Queries: The Curious Case of Physically-Manifested ‘Bed-Sheet Mania’” with related interrogatories on “The Prisoner Queen,” “The Great Air Ferry Disaster,” and "Oyster Rime Spores", and including correspondence related to the Mecha-Ostrich’s inquiries.Take a quick gander at…… Continue reading Steampunk Reloaded