Hale Wins 2021 Gulliver Travel Grant – Locus Online

UK writer Katie Hale has won the 2021 Gulliver Travel Grant, given by the Speculative Literature Foundation (SLF) “to assist writers of speculative literature (in fiction, poetry, drama, or creative nonfiction) in their research.” The $1,000 grant is intended to cover airfare, lodging, or other travel expenses. For more information, see the SLF website. While you are here, please take…

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Discworld Vimes Boots Theory Used to Highlight UK Food Poverty

It’s not every day Discworld gets to be part of a national conversation about economic justice.Image: Josh Kirby/Gollancz Terry Pratchett’s work in Discworld may have flung us into a magical world of animated luggage and daring sorcery, but its insightful, often furious view of class dynamics and social injustice is what made it such a powerfully enduring series. Now it’s…

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18 January 2022 – Locus Online

Atwood, Rachel: Outcasts of the Wildwood (DAW 978-0-7564-1757-4, $17.00, 304pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, January 18, 2022) Historical fantasy novel, book two in the Walk the Wild With Me series. Robin Goodfellow is cursed. Half of each day he must spend as a hideous gnome with a bit of magic and near immortality. The other half of the day he…

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2022 Branford Boase Award Longlist – Locus Online

The longlist for the 2022 Branford Boase Award has been announced, and includes several titles of genre interest: Skin of the Sea, Natasha Bowen (Penguin) Rapids, Anna Bowles (Zuntold) Freddy vs School, Neill Cameron (David Fickling) The Upper World, Femi Fadugba (Penguin) The Book of Stolen Dreams, David Farr (Usborne) Emmy Levels Up, Helen Harvey (OUP) The Hatmakers, Tamzin Merchant…

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2021 Dream Foundry Art Contest Winners – Locus Online

Dream Foundry, a “non-profit dedicated to bolstering the careers of nascent professionals working with the speculative arts,” has announced the winners of its 2021 art contest. Ellen He took first place and won the $1,000 Monu Bose Prize for speculative art. Yue Feng won second place, and Vinnia Kemala Putri took third. They also receive cash prizes. Other finalists were:…

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Shadow Fallen by Sherrilyn Kenyon

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon returns with Shadow Fallen, a brand-new entry in her Dream-Hunter series. For centuries, Ariel has fought the forces of evil. Her task was to protect the souls of innocent mortals when they die. Captured by a powerful sorceress, she is transformed into a human who has no memory of her real life or calling. And…

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The Tale of Ak and Humanity

Citizens are distraught to learn of the latest decree from their leaders: each person is to be evaluated as to whether they deserve to live. Those found “unnecessary for life” will be asked to “leave life within 24 hours.” Panic is alleviated when citizens learn that Ak, “a luminous person,” will be in charge of the panels that are to…

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Blood Song US Ebook on Sale at $1.99 |

January 25, 2022 The US ebook edition of Blood Song – Book One of the Ravens Shadow trilogy – is currently on sale at $1.99 until February 8th. Buy the ebook here: Amazon.com  –  Nook   –  Apple iBooks   –  Kobo  –  Google Play Links for other formats are on the book page. Like this: Like Loading… Source link

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