Barcelona Tales: cover and contents

Cover and full ToC for Barcelona Tales (NewCon Press), edited by Ian Whates, and launching at Eurocon 2016 in Barcelona (I’ll be attending the launch)

1. The Translator – Lisa Tuttle
2. Secret Stories of Doors – Sofia Rhei
3. Catacomb Saints – Dave Hutchinson
4. A Tale of No City – Rodolfo Martínez
5. The Ravisher, The Thief – Marian Womack
6. Himmler in the Barcelona Hallucination Cell – Ian Watson
7. Dark Pages – Ian Whates
8. Children of the Black Lady – Virginia Pérez de La Puente
9. Equi Maledicti – Sarah Singleton
10. The Dance of the Hippacotara – Claude Lalumière
11. There Will Be Demons – Alberto M. Caliani
12. What Hungers in the Dark – Aliette de Bodard
13. Barcelona/My Love – Elia Barceló



My story “The Object of Worship” will be reprinted in Dystopia Utopia Short Stories, a forthcoming volume in Flame Tree Publishing’s Gothic & Fantasy anthology series. Here’s the full lineup:

Dystopia UtopiaA Model Life by Kim Antieau

The Festival of the Cull by Steve Carr

Survival Instinct by Carolyn Charron

Glass by Megan Dorei

The Keepers of Madleen by Sarah Lyn Eaton

Order, Excellence, Prosperity by Michelle Kaseler

The Object of Worship by Claude Lalumière

The Woman I Used to Be by Gerri Leen

Greasing the Wheels of History by Konstantine Paradias

The New Law by Jeff Parsons

Walkers by Kelsey Shannahan

Islets of the Blest by Nidhi Singh

The Galaxy’s Cube by Jeremy Szal

Lazarus Girl by J.M. Templet

Decision Day by Russ Thorne

The Interview by M. Darusha Wehm

No More Heroes by Andrew J. Wilson

These new authors will appear alongside the following classic and essential writers: Edward Bellamy, Samuel Butler, Robert W. Chambers, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, Richard Jefferies, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Thomas More, William Morris, Mary Shelley, Voltaire.


Superhero Universe (Tesseracts Nineteen)On 20 July, co-editor Mark Shainblum & I are launching our EDGE Science Fiction & Fantasy Publishing anthology Superhero Universe (Tesseracts Nineteen) at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa. Full lineup of participating authors is still in progress but will include at least Alexandra Camille Renwick and Leigh Wallace.

UPDATE: full author lineup: Alexandra Camille Renwick, Jason Sharp, D.K. Latta, Leigh Wallace

time: 17:30 to 19:30

address: 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa


The lineup of new and classic writers for Murder Mayhem Short Stories has been announced:

Murder MayhemThe Wendigo Goes Home by Sara Dobie Bauer
Funeral by Michael Cebula
Into the Blue by Carolyn Charron
Mr. Happy Head by James Dorr
Nineteen Sixty-Five Ford Falcon by Tim Foley
Mama Said by Steven Thor Gunnin
Six Aspects of Cath Baduma by Kate Heartfield
Freedom is not Free by David M. Hoenig
How to Build a Mass Murderer by Liam Hogan
The Two-Out-of-Three Rule by Patrick J. Hurley
Getting Shot in the Face Still Stings by Michelle Ann King
Less than Katherine by Claude Lalumière
Shared Losses by Gerri Leen
Drive Safe by K.A. Mielke
Redux by Alexandra Camille Renwick
The First Seven Deaths of Mildred Orly by Fred Senese
Mister Ted by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt
Corpses Removed, No Questions Asked by Dean H. Wild
Fragments of Me by Nemma Wollenfang

These new authors will appear with the following classic and essential writers: Ambrose Bierce, Steen Steensen Blicher, G.K. Chesterton, Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Dick Donovan, Arthur Conan Doyle, William Hope Hodgson, E.T.A. Hoffman, Robert E. Howard, W.W. Jacobs, Franz Kafka, Rudyard Kipling, H.P. Lovecraft, Edith Nesbit, Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur B. Reeve, Robert Louis Stevenson, Bram Stoker, Ethel Lina White, Oscar Wilde.