INTERVIEW: Simon R. Green, Author of “Dorothy Dreams”

Simon R. Green has written over forty books, all of them different. He has written eight Deathstalker books, twelve Nightside books, and thinks trilogies are for wimps. His current series are the Secret Histories, featuring Shaman Bond, the very secret agent, and The Ghost Finders, featuring traditional hauntings in modern settings. He acts in open air productions of Shakespeare, rides motorbikes, and loves old time silent films. His short stories have appeared in the anthologies Mean Streets, Unusual Suspects, Powers of Detection, Wolfsbane and Mistletoe, The Way of the Wizard, The Living Dead 2, Those Who Fight Monsters, Dark Delicacies III,and Home Improvements: Undead Edition. Continue reading ›

INTERVIEW: Kat Howard, Author of “A Tornado of Dorothys”

Kat Howard’s short fiction has been performed on NPR as part of Selected Shorts, and was included in The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2012, edited by Rich Horton. You can find her work in Lightspeed, Subterranean, Apex and various other magazines and anthologies. She lives in the Twin Cities, and you can find her on Twitter as @KatWithSword. Continue reading ›

INTERVIEW: Rae Carson & C.C. Finlay, Authors of “The Great Zeppelin Heist of Oz”

Rae Carson is the author of the Fire and Thorns trilogy. Her debut novel was a finalist for the Morris, Norton, and Cybils awards and won the Ohioana Book Award for young adult fiction. C.C. Finlay is the author of the Traitor to the Crown trilogy. His short stories have been finalists for the Hugo, Nebula, Sidewise, and Sturgeon awards. Carson and Finlay are married. They live in Ohio, where they are working on their next collaboration. Continue reading ›

INTERVIEW: Dale Bailey, Author of “City So Bright”

Dale Bailey lives in North Carolina with his family, and has published three novels,The FallenHouse of Bones, and Sleeping Policemen (with Jack Slay, Jr.). His short fiction, collected in The Resurrection Man’s Legacy and Other Stories, has won the International Horror Guild Award and has been twice nominated for the Nebula Award. Continue reading ›

NEWS: Oz Reimagined ARCs Now Available via NetGalley

Advance Review Copies of Oz Reimagined are now available via NetGalley. If you’d rather have a hardcopy review copy, go here for more info.

NEWS: Oz Reimagined Cover Gallery on io9 has posted a cover gallery to Oz Reimagined, featuring all sixteen illustrations in the anthology, all of them illustrated by artist Galen Dara.  Since each story will be available as a Kindle single, in addition to appearing in the trade paperback, the illustrations also function as covers to their respective Kindle singles. You can view all the illustrations–including the cover to the complete book–here.

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INTERVIEW: Jane Yolen, Author of “Blown Away”

Jane Yolen, often called the “Hans Christian Andersen of America” has published over 325 books. Two of her short stories won Nebula Awards. Her books and stories have won the Golden Kite Award, the Caldecott Medal, two Christopher Medals, the Jewish Book Award, the California Young Reader Medal, been nominated for the Hugo, the National Book Award and dozens of others. She has been voted Grand Master of the Science Fiction Poetry Association, and Grand Master of the World Fantasy Association. Six colleges and universities have given her honorary doctorates. Continue reading ›

INTERVIEW: Ken Liu, Author of “The Veiled Shanghai”

Ken Liu ( is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. His fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. He has won a Nebula, a Hugo, a World Fantasy Award, and a Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award, and been nominated for the Sturgeon and the Locus awards. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts. Continue reading ›

INTERVIEW: Theodora Goss, Author of “Lost Girls of Oz”

Theodora Goss’s publications include the short story collection In the Forest of ForgettingInterfictions, a short story anthology coedited with Delia Sherman; Voices from Fairyland, a poetry anthology with critical essays and a selection of her own poems; and The Thorn and the Blossom, a novella in a two-sided accordion format. She has been a finalist for the Nebula Award, Crawford Award, Locus Award, and Mythopoeic Award, and on the Tiptree Award Honor List. She has won the World Fantasy and Rhysling Awards. Her website can be found at Continue reading ›

NEWS: Win a Free Advance Review Copy of Oz Reimagined!

Over on Goodreads, we’re giving away 5 copies of OZ REIMAGINED. These are Advance Review Copies (ARCs), also known as Advance Uncorrected Proofs; this is an early version of the book that is produced ahead of publication, for the purpose of giving reviewers time to read the book before it comes out, so their coverage can be timed accordingly. There may be some errors in this version of the text, and it does not include the interior art–it’s the same book otherwise.

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