Welcome to factor thirty-five of Lightspeed!
Just as we have been going to e-press with this factor, we received the good news that Lightspeed is back a Hugo Award finalist for top semiprozine, and your humble editor is back a nominee for top editor, short-form. We’re tremendous commemorated to be nominated back, so please let me to claim an incredible thanks to each person who voted for us.
Speaking of awards, in the event you neglected the inside track final month: The Nebula Award nominees for this 12 months have additionally been introduced, and Lightspeed has finalists within the brief tale class: “Give Her Honey if you listen Her Scream” via Maria Dahvana Headley and “The Bookmaking behavior of pick out Species” through Ken Liu.
So congrats back to Ken and Maria, and likewise to all the different nominees for either the Hugo and Nebula.
In different information, I had new anthologies pop out lately. the 1st, from Tor, is The Mad Scientist’s consultant to global Domination, that includes unique tales through Diana Gabaldon, Seanan McGuire, Austin Grossman, Naomi Novik, and so forth. for additional information, stopover at johnjosephadams.com/mad-scientists-guide.
Also simply out is oz. Reimagined: New stories From the Emerald urban and past, which I co-edited with former geographical regions of fable editor Douglas Cohen. It positive aspects all new tales through Jane Yolen, Seanan McGuire, Tad Williams, Orson Scott Card, and lots of extra. Plus, the canopy and every person tale is illustrated through Lightspeed illustrator Galen Dara. to profit extra, stopover at johnjosephadams.com/oz-reimagined.
With all that out of how, here’s what we’ve bought on faucet this month:
We have unique technological know-how fiction through Desirina Boskovich (“Deus Ex Arca”) and acclaimed indie bestseller Hugh Howey (“Deep Blood Kettle”), besides SF reprints by way of Kathleen Ann Goonan (“A Love Supreme”) and the mythical Robert Silverberg (“Schwartz among the Galaxies”).
Plus, we've unique myth by means of Anaea Lay (“The Visited”) and Swedish sensation Karin Tidbeck (“A wonderful exhibit at the Abyssal Plain”), and delusion reprints through Bruce Sterling (“Dinner in Audoghast”) and Christopher Barzak (“Smoke City”).
We even have our ordinary collection of writer and artist spotlights, in addition to characteristic interviews with bestselling authors Jane Yolen and Brandon Sanderson. And for our book readers, our ebook-exclusive novella is “Bellony” by way of Nina Allan, and our featured novel excerpt is The pink: break of day by way of Linda Nagata.