NEWS: THE ROBOTS OF GOTHAM by Todd McAulty Acquired for John Joseph Adams Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

In my role as editor of John Joseph Adams Books for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, I just made a new acquisition. Here’s the deal memo that just ran on Publishers Marketplace:

Todd McAulty’s THE ROBOTS OF GOTHAM, a debut about a future where the world is on the brink of total subjugation by machine intelligences when a man stumbles on a sinister conspiracy to exterminate humanity and a group of human and machine misfits who might just be able to prevent it, to John Joseph Adams Books, for publication in Spring 2018 (World).

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NEWS: IN THE NIGHT WOOD by Dale Bailey Acquired for John Joseph Adams Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

In my role as editor of John Joseph Adams Books for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, I just made a new acquisition. Here’s the deal memo that just ran on Publishers Marketplace:

Dale Bailey’s IN THE NIGHT WOOD, a contemporary fantasy in which the grieving biographer of a Victorian fantasist finds himself slipping inexorably into the supernatural world that consumed his subject, to John Joseph Adams Books, for publication in Fall 2018, by Matt Bialer at Sanford J. Greenburger Associates (World English).

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NEWS: John Joseph Adams Books 2017 Lineup Cover Reveal

We announced John Joseph Adams Books back in November 2015 and then pre-launched the imprint with three Hugh Howey reissues in early 2016—Beacon 23, Shift, and Dust—but it’s only now, coming up in July, will we be publishing our first original acquisitions. It’s been a long road!

I’m really exited about all our acquisitions thus far, and am pleased to be able to unveil the covers of our 2017 lineup. See below for the covers and to learn more about each of the books! (more…)

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REVIEW: “Showcases some of the best writing in the field from 2015. […] Diverse [and] highly accessible.” —Rain Taxi, on BASFF 2016

“This anthology showcases some of the best writing in the field from 2015. Readers of speculative fiction will recognize some of the authors included in this volume—such as Kelly Link, Sofia Samatar, and Ted Chiang—but the anthology is diverse and includes some uncommon names as well. […] Overall, the stories are highly accessible, with interesting ideas privileged over adventure.” —Rain Taxi, on BASFF 2016 [review]

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REVIEW: “Fun and entertaining […] A whole range of fantastic stories, from shorter adventures to longer and more thoughtful tales. […] Make[s] for a wonderful trip out into the darkness of space while you search for the next adventure.” —The Verge, on COSMIC POWERS

“Fun and entertaining […] A whole range of fantastic stories, from shorter adventures to longer and more thoughtful tales. […] Make[s] for a wonderful trip out into the darkness of space while you search for the next adventure.” —The Verge, on COSMIC POWERS [review]

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