The Kickstarter for Uncanny Magazine’s DISABLED PEOPLE DESTROY SCIENCE FICTION is now up. I backed and loved Lightspeed’s WOMEN DESTROY, QUEERS DESTROY, PEOPLE OF COLOR DESTROY (SF/FANTASY/HORROR) series and have already backed DPDSF. You should too.
This week I am reading Damien Angelica Walters‘ PAPER TIGERS. I’ve read some of her short work before and the opening chapters of PT reminded me that I loveLoveLOVE her voice. I found myself craving at times when reading wasn’t convenient: while walking Harvey the Wonderhound, cooking, driving. An audio fix seemed in order, especially […]
When I decided to do a #YearOfReadingShorts I noted that I have a huge backlog of short stories to read. There are a number of different sources for that lofty TBR pile. Today I’ll talk about the danger of the UsedBook (genus libristritisinsumptuosus). I love used book stores. Real used book stores. You know what […]
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We’re over $40,000! Wow. Thank you all for spreading the word, pledging, and upgrading, it’s been so exciting to watch us get closer and closer to our goal. Only five days left to get to $52,000. I know we can do it. Here’s one way…
Yesterday saw the launch of the KickStarter campagin for GAMUT, a new literary magazine from Richard Thomas. I backed it as soon as it went live. You should back it too. We are already over the first $1,000 and have been selected as a PROJECT WE LOVE by Kickstarter staff. Great start! https://t.co/pXOlfuaTXu — Richard […]
Available today, two free short stories from the mind of horror writer and editor Sèphera Girón: On Amazon.ca On Amazon.com You’re welcome. #amreading
Your typical “Best of” list seem to run at least 10 entries and are put out by people who read widely, and with a critical eye. In 2015 I read more widely, and with a more critical eye. I read stories recommended by others, stories by writers whose work I enjoy and stories featured in […]
Volume 4 of Ellen Datlow’s BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR series features my favourite short story of all time: David Nickle’s LOOKER, making it worth the current low-low price of US$1.99 (C$2.21 for those of us on the fairer side of the border). AND you also get stories by Laird Barron, Stephen King, John Langan, […]
Last year, I gave my my treasured Sandman TPBs to my (then 13YO) son. They sat on his bookshelf displayed and unread. It’s time for that to change. sj and the Booksluts are doing a group read of the whole series, so I am going to reclaim my book and see if I can get elder […]
Since some of us having been talking about smart, literary genre fiction, now seems like a good moment to point to the good folks at ChiZine as the finest example I know.