Goodreads/Kindle giveaway: UNSEAMING, HUNGRY CONSTELLATIONS, THE BLACK FIRE CONCERTO and others

July 27th, 2014 No Comments
Black_Fire_Concerto_front_cover

Since this particular adventure involves several Mythic Delirium Books titles, I’m stepping onto the other side of the writer/editor divide. There’s five more days to go in the Goodreads giveaway for my upcoming short story collection Unseaming: twenty paperback advance reading copies are up for grabs. To promote that giveaway, I thought I would expand it with a few more.   Starting today and continuing through July 31, to coincide with the end of the Unseaming giveaway, five of my

read more...

Announcing HUNGRY CONSTELLATIONS

July 23rd, 2014 No Comments
Hungry Cover web

A year ago, during the Kickstarter campaign to create this magazine, I offered as a reward an omnibus collection of my poetry in ebook form. This week, what I’ve actually released is something better.   Hungry Constellations is my first poetry collection available in ebook format (and it is available in paperback too.) Dominik Parisien sorted through two decades of my poetry to curate the book, with selections from my collections Strange Wisdoms of the Dead and The Journey to

read more...

Praise for our story from Virginia M. Mohlere in MYTHIC DELIRIUM 1.1

July 22nd, 2014 No Comments
V

Over at Apex Magazine, Charlotte Ashley’s “Clavis Aurea” column spotlights Virginia M. Mohlere‘s “Hold Back the Waters” from Mythic Delirium 1.1, at present only available to subscribers (ahem!). Charlotte writes:   The strength of this story is in the world building. St. Bran’s is Annabeth’s home, a place real enough that it might be right outside your door, but where everyday life is conducted with a little mystery – a little magic. … With a great mix of epic-scale powers

read more...

Our first issue of our second year is here!

July 2nd, 2014 No Comments
Mythic_Delirium_11_banner

The newest issue of Mythic Delirium, the July-Sept. 2014 issue, ie. Issue 1.1, is out in all the ways that we present it.   You can take a gander at the table of contents here, and read our featured content for June, which happens to be:   • “Keeper of the Wave,” a surreal and twisted tale of magic and guilt from Jamie Killen • “Main Sequence,” a poem of astronomy and identity from Saira Ali • “Bearing Witness,” another

read more...

Best Science Fiction 2014 honorable mentions for CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4

July 2nd, 2014 No Comments
YRSBEST2014

Congratulations to the following contributors to Clockwork Phoenix 4, whose stories received honorable mentions from editor Gardner Dozois in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-First Annual Collection.   • “The Canal Barge Magician’s Number Nine Daughter” by Ian McHugh • “What Still Abides” by Marie Brennan • “A Little of the Night” by Tanith Lee • “I Come from the Dark Universe” by Cat Rambo • “The Bees Her Heart, the Hive Her Belly” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew • “The Old

read more...

Table of contents: MYTHIC DELIRIUM 1.1, July-September 2014

June 23rd, 2014 No Comments
Mythic_Delirium_11_web_small

I’m thrilled to be able to share the table of contents of the next issue of Mythic Delirium, which has already gone out to subscribers and reviewers. (If you’re not a subscriber and you’d like a copy, click this link.)   This issue features several plunges into treacherous deeps. Jamie Killen and Virginia M. Mohlere share tales of grim prices paid to stave off surging waters, and Saira Ali tells a tale of island banishment. Poems in this issue exploring

read more...

CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 story by Kenneth Schneyer chosen for HEIRESSES OF RUSS anthology

June 23rd, 2014 No Comments
russ

Today we get to brag about Kenneth Schneyer’s short story from Clockwork Phoenix 4 yet again. Not only did “Selected Program Notes from the Retrospective Exhibition of Theresa Rosenberg Latimer” land Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon award nominations … the story was chosen by editors Melissa Scott and Steve Berman for inclusion in Heiresses of Russ 2014: The Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction, coming in August from Lethe Press, with a charmingly retro cover. (Clockwork Phoenix contributors Benjanun Sriduangkaew, Cat Rambo

read more...

More reprints of stories from Clockwork Phoenix and Mythic Delirium

June 17th, 2014 No Comments
WW

Our heartfelt congratulations go out to Nicole Kornher-Stace, Marie Brennan and Mary Robinette Kowal, whose stories from our pages have been picked up for big bookstore releases.   “What Still Abides,” Marie Brennan’s dark tale from Clockwork Phoenix 4 of a ancient community’s efforts to rid themselves of a terrible curse, and “Present,” Nicole Kornher-Stace’s story from Mythic Delirium 0.3 about a mother’s desperate efforts to keep her child safe from the zombie apocalypse, will both be reappearing in Zombies:

read more...

Ogawa, Leibowitz, Cato: June featured content online at MYTHIC DELIRIUM

June 5th, 2014 No Comments
Yukimi Ogawa

I’m pleased to announce that the June featured story and featured poems have gone live on MythicDelirium.com, completing our fourth full issue as a digital magazine.   Our featured short story, “The Giant’s Tree” by Yukimi Ogawa, is a whimsical and touching tale rooted in Japanese folklore that bounds in some surprising directions.   Our featured poems also touch on Japanese folklore. Sandi Leibowitz describes flirtation with a dangerous edge in “Unmasking” while Beth Cato brings it all home in

read more...

Taking stock: CLOCKWORK PHOENIX 4 honors so far

May 12th, 2014 2 Comments
The-Years-Best-Science-Fiction-Fantasy-2014

It’s been suggested to me (by my friend Dominik Parisien, to give credit where it’s due) that I ought to do a summary of all the award nominations and other honors that the stories in Clockwork Phoenix 4 have accumulated so far. I think, for a book started from scratch via Kickstarter and unavailable in most brick-and-mortar stores, we’ve done astonishingly well. See what you think:   • “Selected Program Notes from the Retrospective Exhibition of Theresa Rosenberg Latimer” by

read more...
Page 1 of 712345»...Last »