Fantasy Short Stories – new Heroic, Epic and High Fantasy ‘zineComments Off
Fantasy Short Stories is a new publication established with the aim of publishing the best short stories in Heroic, Epic, and High Fantasy, and with plenty of Swords and Sorcery thrown in. The publisher states: “Although many of our authors may be unknown to you, we aim to set high standards for publication, and to discover some great new talent in the world of fantasy fiction.
Fantasy Short Stories will provide a safe haven for all lovers of proper fantasy: we wave garlic maces in the face of all urban vampires. If you want tales of magic, dragons and sword-play then Fantasy Short Stories is for you. We love the work of writers such as George R.R. Martin, Michael Moorcock, Lord Dunsany, J.R.R. Tolkien, Gene Wolfe, Jack Vance, Roger Zelazny, Joe Abercrombie, Ursula Le Guin, Robin Hobb and David Gemmell, and hope that you do too.”
If you would like to contribute to Fantasy Short Stories, they are looking for fantasy stories up to 10,000 words, offering token payments of $10. Guidelines HERE.
Gene Wolfe to receive award from The Chicago Literary Hall of FameComments Off
The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame will present SFF writer Gene Wolfe with the first Fuller Award on 17 March 2012, acknowledging an outstanding lifetime contribution to literature. Wolfe’s novels include The Book of the New Sun, Peace and The Fifth Head of Cerberus. More recently, his novel Home Fires was published by PS Publishing.
Neil Gaiman, Audrey Niffenegger and Peter Straub are just some of the authors set to pay tribute to him at the lavish event at a private estate outside Chicago. Full details HERE