Category Archives: Books and Literature

“The Grimm Future” is now an eBook

At Boskone 53, NESFA Press introduced its new hardcover science fiction anthology The Grimm Future, edited by me. 🙂 NESFA Press received a number of requests for an ebook, which is now available to purchase online for $9.95 at: Amazon … Continue reading

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Book Review: Coming Home by Jack McDevitt

Jack McDevitt’s new book Coming Home, the latest book in the Alex Benedict series, and serves as a great example of what McDevitt has to offer. Set thousands of years in the future, Coming Home features antiquarian Alex Benedict and his assistant/friend Chase Kolpath as … Continue reading

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The Geek Theater eBook is Now Available!

For those of you looking to purchase a digital copy of  Geek Theater, it is now available as an eBook on Amazon and Smashwords. You will also be able to purchase the eBook at Barnes and Noble as well as other retailers … Continue reading

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Anthology Interview: Danse Macabre & Book Giveaway

My friend Nancy Holder and I wrote “Totentanz,” a short story about Death, which was just published in the new anthology Danse Macabre: Close Encounters with the Reaper. We had so much fun researching the art and history of the Danse … Continue reading

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The Eleusinian Mysteries of Octavia E. Butler: The Mother-Daughter Struggle in Parable of the Talents

By Jennifer Marie Brissett [We loved this essay, and we wanted to share it with you. This essay is cross-posted with permission from Jennifer Brissett.] It is unclear if Octavia E. Butler purposefully embedded the Eleusinian myth—or the myth of … Continue reading

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All Hallows Read 2012! Win Some Amazing YA Science Fiction Books!

Get in the spirit, and join Underwords by celebrating All Hallow’s Reads! While most people are handing out candy to the scary costumed witches, ghouls, princesses, firemen, clowns, pumpkins, and cats who come prowling around in search of tasty treats, … Continue reading

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Review & Contest: AFTER, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling strike out into the young adult field of science fiction with their new anthology that tackles the question: “What happens AFTER the event that breaks down society?” The anthology’s contributing authors explore how humanity has … Continue reading

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Danse Macabre Multi Author Book Release Party & $50.00 Amazon Gift Card Contest–RSVP on the Bitten by Books Website

Nancy Holder and I have have our short story “Totentanz” in the new anthology DANSE MACABRE that is available TODAY. Yay! Join us along with editor Nancy Kilpatrick and the other authors for a multi author Release Party, chat and contest … Continue reading

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Best Horror of the Year Vol 5 (2012) – Ellen Datlow is Looking for Reprint Stories

This is a signal boost for Ellen Datlow’s search for the best horror short fiction published in the calendar year of 2012. If you would like her to consider your story or anthology, please read the text from Ellen Datlow’s … Continue reading

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Bloodstones Anthology: Group Interview

Bloodstones is a project that I have really enjoyed working on with editor Amanda Pillar. I’m one of the contributing authors, and my story is titled “The Foam Born.” When I saw the submission guidelines, I absolutely loved the idea … Continue reading

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