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The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn: Usman Tanveer Malik

Today I’m very pleased to host at the blog the astonishingly talented Usman Tanveer Malik.

Usman T. Malik is a Pakistani vagrant camped in Florida. He reads Sufi poetry, likes long walks, and occasionally strums naats on the guitar.

His fiction has won the Bram Stoker
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Aletheia: JS Breukelaar

JS Breukelaar’s Aletheia is one of the finest, strangest novels I’ve read in a long time. There’s bone and blood magic in it, and it drips strangeness. Highly recommended.

She’s resident of Sydney, Australia via San Diego, New York and New Zealand. Born in Berkeley,
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The Hidden People: Alison Littlewood

AliLittlewood1SmallAlison Littlewood’s latest novel is The Hidden People, set in Victorian rural society, and is about the murder of a young girl suspected of being a fairy changeling. Her other books include A Cold Season, a Richard and Judy Book
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Shadows & Tall Trees 7: Michael Wehunt

mwMichael Wehunt’s short fiction has appeared in Cemetery Dance, Electric Literature, The Dark, Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, among others. His debut fiction collection, Greener Pastures, was published in 2016. He lives in Atlanta with
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Vigil in the Wild

CnNXXbjUMAAvxnb.jpg largeThank you, Nicky Strickland for sending me this. This is the culmination of twelve years of effort. Admittedly, I/Vigil feel like Alex the Lion from Madagascar tying to fit in with the locals on the veldt, but I’ll try
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Bad Blood: Gary Kemble

kemble 25Gary Kemble’s award-winning short fiction has been published in Australia and overseas. His debut novel Skin Deep was published in 2015 by Echo Publishing. The follow-up, Bad Blood, is out now. When he’s not writing or being
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Alex Caine Lives Again: Alan Baxter

alan-by-nicole-web-cropYes! The Alex Caine series is so good and kickass that it got a second release! Bound, Obsidian, and Abduction are all now in paperback format as well as ebookery.

Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes dark fantasy, horror
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Envy of Angels: Matt Wallace

mattWritemeister, Mr Matt Wallace, is the envy of everyone with his Sin du Jour series for Tor.com. All you really need to know is that his writing is freaking hilarious, he’s also a screenwriter, and he once taught Tai Chi to senior citizens.

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A Daughter of No Nation: Alyx Dellamonica

Photo by Kelly Robson, who is also excellent

Photo by Kelly Robson, who is also excellent

I love Canadians. I would collect more of them but I always run into problems with Customs. One of my new Canadian faves is the very talented Read more…

Welcome to Orphancorp: Marlee Jane Ward

marleejaneward-hsMarlee Jane Ward is a self-described writer, reader and weirdo from Melbourne, Australia. She’s a graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop and her debut novella, Welcome To Orphancorp, was one of three winners of Seizure’s Viva La Novella 3, and was
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