Tag Archives: ann and jeff vandermeer

Shadows & Tall Trees 7: Manish Melwani

Manish Melwani is a Singaporean writer of science fiction, fantasy and horror. He attended the Clarion Writers’ Workshop in 2014, and currently lives in New York City, where he’s completing a masters thesis in creative writing, history
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The Weird is live!

And it is here.

Finnish Spec-fic – Hello.

Team VanderMeer just returned from a huge trip to Finland. Finland survived and we all have the chance to learn more about Finnish SF and Fantasy …

Post#1SF/Fantasy by Finnish writers is hot this year, with two major titles now out in the U.S. that capture the range and complexity of the current scene: Birdbrain by Johanna Sinisalo and
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And in the mail this morning …

… it was worth the indignity of answering the door in my PJs, because the below was the result – All Hail, Steampunk II!!

Let there be even more Snoopy Dancing in the World

I am so happy to see this announcement! Lisa L Hannett’s first book of short stories will be published next year by none other than Ticonderoga Publications. Ann and Jeff VanderMeer will write the Introduction. So many, many things good, right and proper with this news! 🙂 🙂 🙂

I’ve read
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The Demonic Suchi Drive-by: Gio Clairval

Gio Clairval is a multilinguinal, well-travelled, super-smart writer who commutes between Paris and Lake Como. She has blogged as a guest for Jeff VanderMeer (faaaaarrrr more intellectually than I) and her time in Malaysia as a management consultant provided the setting for Sushi for Demons. Watch this space.

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Ecstatic Linkery

Books of Present and Future: Angela Slatter’s Sourdough and Steampunk Reloaded
(Two very different titles, two related but autonomous approaches to excellence in book design.)


Committing more graffiti over at Ecstatic Days

Here, I re-rant about Author Platform.


Your Bookshelf Requires …

… The Third Bear by Jeff VanderMeer. It contains one of my favourite stories involving talking rabbits and Ariel Berg at the Sacramento Book Review says (among other things):

Lushly imaginative and thick with atmosphere, the meanings prove elusive while the stories brim with emotions, ranging from horror, alienation, and sorrow to humor, curiosity, and love.  VanderMeer’s stories are provocative marvels
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Steampunk Reloaded

The word ‘compendium’ was developed by the Universe in the hope that people like Ann and Jeff VanderMeer would come along.

LL Hannett and I have scored a berth on the good ship Steampunk Reloaded, with a couple of literary artefacts :-), the main one being “The Curious Case of Physically-Manifested ‘Bed-Sheet Mania’”. Not as gross or wrong as it sounds! Really!
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