Posts Tagged: SF Signal

2012 Juice Box Awards: Best Small Press

A year ago I would given this award to Night Shade Books without hesitation. They were publishing consistently good novels, most of which were debuts, that felt polished. 2012 not so much. Their debut line-up slipped noticeably, although there were several standouts, and even their more seasoned authors felt untouched by the editorial process. Who then wears… Read more »

Find me at SF Signal today

My newest column on small presses has gone up at SF Signal. I focused the spotlight on Prime Books, a small publisher out of Maryland. I apologize for being two months behind on my column. It’s been a busy time. My wife and I found out we’re having our second child. We bought a puppy…. Read more »

SF Signal Podcast: Is optimism in SF dead?

This week I’m on the SF Signal podcast talking about whether or not optimism is SF is dead. It’s an idea that’s been discussed before ad nauseum, but seems relevant again in recent days as a result of Paul Kincaid’s article in the Los Angeles Review of Books titled, “The Widening Gyre”. I’m joined on the podcast… Read more »

SF Signal | ChiZine Publications in the Spotlight

I write a regular column at SF Signal spotlighting small presses from around the world. Last month I wrote about Small Beer Press, a literary genre press out of Massachusetts. Today, I spent 1100 words on ChiZine, the rapidly growing dark fiction press from Toronto, Canada. I’ve taken to frequenting brick and mortar book stores more… Read more »

New SF Signal Column by Yours Truly

A few weeks back SF Signal approached me about my interest in doing a column. After some back and forth we decided on a column about small presses. I’ve always been a fan of reading things a little off the beaten path around here and I hope to do even more of it in the… Read more »