World SF Blog win Kitschies Award!

I'm delighted to say that last night we - unexpectedly! - won the "Black Tentacle" Award at the Kitschies Award ceremony held in London. The Kitschies are presented to "the year's most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic." The Black Tentacle is "a special achievement award. It is... Continue Reading →

Karen Lord’s Redemption in Indigo – review and giveaway!

Karen Lord's Redemption in Indigo is currently nominated for the Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award and, in association with the award, we're delighted to offer here a review of the novel by Charles Human, as well as an exclusive giveaway courtesy of Quercus Books. ETA: The giveaway is now closed, congratulations to the winners! We have two copies... Continue Reading →

Johanna Sinisalo sells new novel

Via Sinisalo's agent: We are thrilled to announce that the World English rights to Johanna Sinisalo‘s award-winning novel The Blood of Angels (Enkelten verta, Teos 2011) have been sold to Sinisalo’s UK publisher Peter Owen. The French rights of The Blood of Angels are sold to Actes Sud for publication in 2013. Johanna Sinisalo’s first novel, Not Before Sundown (Ennen... Continue Reading →

2013 Crawford Award to Karin Tidbeck!

From Locus: Karin Tidbeck was named winner of the 2013 William L. Crawford Fantasy Award for her 2012 collection Jagannath: Stories (Cheeky Frawg Books). The award, which includes a cash prize, is presented annually at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, and is designated for an exceptionally promising writer whose first fantasy book was... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “Poison” by Henrietta Rose-Innes

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Henrietta Rose-Innes. Henrietta is a South African fiction writer based in Cape Town. Her most recent novel, Nineveh, was published by Random House Struik in 2011, following two previous novels, Shark's Egg and The Rock Alphabet, and a collection of short stories, Homing. Her short stories have appeared in various... Continue Reading →

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