Recent Arrivals

November 18, 2012

More books for the Interzone reviewers. I’m mentioning them here because we won’t have enough room to review all of them. Hope I haven’t missed anyone out.

Redshirts by John Scalzi

The Folly of the World by Jesse Bullington

London Falling by Paul Cornell

Splintered by A.G. Howard

Outlaw Bodies edited by Lori Selke & Djibril al-Ayad

Malice by John Gwynne

Clockwork Angels by Kevin J Anderson & Neil Peart

The Immortals of Meluha by Amish

The Holders by Julianna Scott

The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke

World’s End by Will Elliott

Bells of the Kingdom by Leona Wisoker

Fires of the Desert by Leona Wisoker

Advent by James Treadwell

The Doctor and the Rough Rider by Mike Resnick

The Alchemy Press Book of Ancient Wonders edited by Jan Edwards & Jenny Barber

The Alchemy Press Book of Pulp Heroes edited by Mike Chinn

Dark Horizons 52

February 22, 2012

Peter Coleborn writes about co-editing Dark Horizons 52 with Jan Edwards.

Full Fathom Forty Launch

September 29, 2011

Remember, kids, that the Full Fathom Forty launch party is happening tomorrow in Brighton.

What’s that? A party, you say? Where and when?  In Bar Rogue at the Royal Albion Hotel between 5-6pm as part of FantasyCon. And if you join the British Fantasy Society over the weekend then you’ll get Full Fathom Forty for free.

The following contributors should be there: Ramsay Campbell, Adrian Chamberlain, Simon Clark, Raven Dane, Jan Edwards, Paul Finch, Christopher Fowler, Stephen Gallagher, R.B. Harkness, Ian Hunter, Wilf Kelleher Jones, Jasper Kent, Joel Lane, Mark Lewis, Alison J. Littlewood, Steve Lockley, Peter Mark May, Geoff Nelder, Kim Newman, Martin Owton, Cas Peace, John Llewellyn Probert, Tina Rath, Robert Shearman, Sam Stone, Conrad Williams and editor David J. Howe. Just in case you fancy getting your copy signed.

Meanwhile copies of Full Fathom Forty - along with the Autumn 2011 edition of the British Fantasy Society Journal – should be arriving at the homes of BFS members at this very moment. Maybe it’s already waiting for you. Lying there on the mat like a big paper brick while you surf the net at work.

Full Fathom Forty

July 25, 2011

The contributors to David J. Howe’s Full Fathom Forty have been announced.

They are Nina Allan, Suzanne Barbieri, Carl Barker, Mike Barrett, Ramsey Campbell, Jonathan Carroll, Adrian Chamberlin, Simon Clark, Raven Dane, Jan Edwards , Murray Ewing , Paul Finch , Christopher Fowler , Matthew Fryer, Stephen Gallagher, Cate Gardner, R. B. Harkess, Ian Hunter, Wilf Kelleher Jones, Jasper Kent, Joel Lane, Stephen Laws, Mark Lewis, Alison J. Littlewood, Steve Lockley, Graham Masterton, Peter Mark May, Geoff Nelder, Kim Newman, Stan Nicholls, Martin Owton, Cas Peace, John Llewellyn Probert, Tina Rath, Steven Savile, Robert Shearman, Sam Stone, Deborah Walker, Conrad Williams and me.

You can order it here.

BFS Journal Summer 2011

June 28, 2011

artwork by Tomislav Tikulin

The Summer 2011 edition of the British Fantasy Society Journal is here, which seems to have caused the weather to finally remember what season it is. Inside it you will find my reviews of Jesse Bullington’s The Enterprise of Death, John Twelve Hawks’ The Golden City, Priscilla Masters’ Grave Stones,  Aliette de Bodard’s Harbinger of the Storm and Alan Campbell’s Sea of Ghosts.
It also has fiction and poetry from Allen Ashley, Jan Edwards, Douglas J. Ogurek, Eric Boman, Adrian Stumpp, Gavin B. Nash, Adam Walter, Rick Kleffel, J. R. Salling, Clint Smith, Michael Kelly, Annie Neugebaur and James Brogden.
There is plenty of non-fiction from, amongst others, Ramsey Campbell, John Llewllyn Probert, Mark Morris, Mary Danby and Mike Barrett. Scores of reviews: books; films; graphic novels; audiobooks.
Available in paperback and Kindle edition.

British Fantasy Society Journal 2011

May 20, 2011

Artwork by Tomislav Tikulin

I’ll have a few reviews in this unless I’m very much mistaken. Available mid-to-late June – join the BFS and get your copy. Or not. It’s a free world, at least when it comes to things like this.

It already has a thread on the BFS forum.

British Fantasy Society Journal March 2011

February 22, 2011

artwork by Daniele Serra

Daniele Serra’s artwork will be on the cover of the March issue of the British Fantasy Society Journal which will have fiction from Allen Ashley, Mike Chinn, Stephen Bacon, Sam Stone, Stuart Hughes, Murray Ewing, Darren Guest, Sam Verrall, Terry Grimwood, William H. Wandless, C.E. Hyun and me; poetry from Allen Ashley, Mike Chinn, Stephen Bacon, Sam Stone, Stuart Hughes, Murray Ewing, Darren Guest, Sam Verrall, Terry Grimwood, William H. Wandless, C.E. Hyun and Scott Green; non-fiction from Mike Barrett; additional artwork from David Bezzina and Dean Harkness. There will be reviews a-plenty and it’s edited by Peter Coleborn, Jan Edwards, Ian Hunter, Andrew Hook and David A. Riley.

Dark Horizons

October 1, 2010

The British Fantasy Society is restructuring its magazines and amalgamating them into a new hardback volume.

It looks like putting my stories in five of the last six issues was too much for Dark Horizons. I’m poison, I tell you! Seriously, though, I’m going to miss it. It’s been a delight working with Stephen Theaker and, before him, Peter Coleborn and Jan Edwards.

Dark Horizons 56

April 7, 2010

 Artwork by Howard Watts.

The latest British Fantasy Society mailing contains Dark Horizons 56, which in turn contains my short story The Bordello of Doom. There is also fiction from Val Gryhin, Ian Hunter, Niall Boyce, Philip Meckley, Rafe McGregor, Ralph Robert Moore, Patrick Whitaker and Andrew Knighton; poetry from Ian Hunter, Charles Christian, Jan Edwards, Peter Coleborn, Diana Lewis and Allen Ashley; articles and interviews from, by and about Simon Bestwick, Martin Roberts, Mike Barrett, Brian Stableford, Jenny Barber and Stephen Theaker; and it is illustrated by Inna Hansen and Mark Pexton.

This mailing also comes with the March 2010 issue of Prism (packed, as usual, with news and reviews) and a voting form for the British Fantasy Awards. You’re going to be fed up with voting before the summer’s out, aren’t you? Just don’t mix them up and put Cthulu into Number 10.

Dark Horizons is available as an eBook to BFS members and, from this issue onwards, to members of the Australian Horror Writers Association

Join the BFS here.

Dark Horizons 54

April 3, 2009

The latest British Fantasy Society mailing has been, uh, mailed. My story, Passing Through, leads Dark Horizons 54. There’s also fiction from Andrew Knighton, Jan Edwards, Brendan Connell, Douglas Thompson, Mathew F. Riley, and Ross Gresham, poetry from Ian Hunter, Kristine Ong Muslim, and Skadi meic Beorh, an interview with Robert Holdstock, and a selection of articles about James Blaylock, David Gemell, Clive Barker, J.R.R Tolkien and others.

The Easter 2009 issue of Prism is also in this mailing and, as well as a pile of reviews and news items, contains the usual columns from Ramsay Campbell, Eric Brown, and Guy Adams.

Join the BFS here. Or at least have a look at the happy smile on the face of the President. You wouldn’t want to make him cry, would you?


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