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Interzone #272 (September-October 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The September–October issue of Britain's longest running science fiction and fantasy magazine contains new long and short stories by Aliya Whiteley, Paul Jessup, T.R. Interzone 272 contains new sf by Erica L. Satifka, Aliya Whiteley, T.R. Napper, and Paul Jessup. Features include a personal recollection of Brian Aldiss by Andy Hedgecock, Nina Allan on Post-SF, book and film reviews, interviews.
Failure To Communicate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
'Failure to Communicate' consists of a conglomeration of chapters, each one related to issues as diverse as Chimera/ Justice/ stupidity etc and all written with two things in mind ie the creation of awareness of what's going on in the world and the inane stupidity of those who should know better, The book isn't all gloom and doom quite to the contrary there's lots of titters within
Interzone #271 (July-August 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Interzone 271 contains cutting edge science fiction by Julie C. Day, Tim Casson, Michael Reid, Eliot Fintushel, Chris Barnham, and Andy Dudak. Art is by Dave Senecal, Jim Burns & others. Also in-depth interviews with Nina Allan & Emily B. Cataneo and McCalmont on Meiville's October. Reviews include: Books by Nina Allan, Aliette de Bodard & Justina Robson, films; WONDER WOMAN, ALIEN: COVENANT, + +
Memory Manifesto : A Walking Meditation through Cambodia
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / General, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Memory Manifesto’s 35 short chapters reveal Christopher G. Moore’s personal map of the Cambodia labyrinth. Moore worked as journalist, novelist, and essayist which took him through T-3 prison, Khmer Rouge minefields, border refugee camps in the company of activists, artists, film makers, musicians, writers and unsavory characters.
Black Static #58 (May-June 2017)
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
Black Static 58 contains new long and short fiction by Mark Morris, Helen Marshall, Joe Pitkin, Gwendolyn Kiste, and Tim Casson; an in-depth interview with Richard Chizmar; the regular columns by Lynda E. Rucker and Ralph Robert Moore; book reviews by Peter Tennant; film reviews by Gary Couzens; cover art and story illustrations by Joachim Luetke, Vince Haig, and Warwick Fraser-Coombe.
Interzone #270 (May-June 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Interzone 270 contains new science fiction and fantasy by Jonathan L. Howard, Wayne Simmons, Emily B. Cataneo, Nathan Hillstrom, Malcolm Devlin (also interviewed), Christopher Mark Rose, and Shauna O'Meara; art by Dave Senecal and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McCalmont, and Nick Lowe; reviews of the latest books and movies, and much more.
L'influence de démon dans l'histoire
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: French. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective, Nonfiction » History » Essays
L’histoire humaine tout entière est marquée par le terrible combat mené contre les puissances des ténèbres, une lutte livrée depuis les origines du monde et qui se poursuivra jusqu’au dernier jour. Même si ce combat engagé contre Satan concerne les hommes de tous les temps, le pouvoir du démon s’est fait ressentir de manière plus sensible à certains moments de l’histoire.
By Firelight A Guide to Speculative Fiction Before 1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading
This is a compilation of reviews and short author bios of pre-1900 speculative fiction, such as John Polidori’s “The Vampyre” and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “The Grey Woman.”
By Firelight: A Guide to Speculative Fiction Before 1900 (Text Only Version)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
This is a compilation of reviews and short author bios of pre-1900 speculative fiction, such as John Polidori’s “The Vampyre” and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “The Grey Woman.”
Paragrafer om tilfellet Torgersen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory
En bok om Fredrik Fasting Torgersen som dikter og Torgersen-saken som diktning. "Paragrafer om tilfellet Torgersen" (Paragraphs on the Torgersen Case) by Dr. Johan Dragvoll (The Bergen School, 2017) is a study of one of the most famous and infamous cases of miscarried justice in Norwegian history.
Interzone #269 (March-April 2017)
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
The March–April issue of Interzone contains new science fiction and fantasy by Steve Rasnic Tem (also interviewed), Sean McMullen, Tim Akers, Christien Gholson, and Richard E. Gropp; art by Dave Senecal, Martin Hanford, and Richard Wagner; the usual features by Nina Allan, David Langford, Jonathan McCalmont, and Nick Lowe; plus reviews of the latest books and movies.
Why The Hell Should I? A Dyslexic Perspective on Creative Writing: Critical Reflection & Barriers to Participation
Price: Free! Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Brittunculi Records & Books UK. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference, Essay » Author profile
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This work is completed as it stands as an author based biographical case study. It is a critical reflection on barriers to participation, or more simply put: a dyslexic perspective on creative writing. It is presented as a genuine insight into my world as a dyslexic creative writer. It is also a reflective journal of my life and its impacts on my writing. By Briish singer/songwriter: J R P Taylor.
En torno al discurso insular. El Caribe través de sus conexiones.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / Hispanic American
Conjunto de ensayos de gran profundidad interpretativa y con una bibliografía abundante y actualizada donde el lector podrá encontrar por primera vez una valoración heterodoxa en términos de identidad-(des)colonización-renovación sobre la obra de grandes paradigmas de la cultura cubana y latinoamericana, alguno de ellos erigidos en «mitos de la insularidad».
Cracking Jokes: Studies of Sick Humor Cycles & Stereotypes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Where there's anxiety, there will be jokes to express it. Jokes are legitimate folklore--like myth, legend, superstition and song; as such, they reflect what is on people's minds. There's been no shortage of jokes or anxiety, so in this book Dundes reminds us of the jokes we have been telling and reveals the anxiety these jokes reflect. His studies haven't always been popular. Adds a new Foreword.
Rejected Essays and Buried Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Most writers have pieces that went wrong somewhere in the process and never saw the light of day, or material that disappeared. This is my collection, some rejects, some conference papers that never got written up due to time constraints or lack of a suitable venue, and several that were published before online publication.
The Rebirth of Rapunzel: A Mythic Biography of the Maiden in the Tower
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2017 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Exploring the Rapunzel fairy tale throughout history. Includes research-based exegesis, original translations, poems and articles related to the work.
Speculative Fiction 2015: The Year's Best Online Reviews, Essays, and Commentary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Speculative Fiction 2015 collects over fifty of the best reviews, essays and media commentary from all facets of SFF. From insightful deconstruction of major blockbuster films, to considered arguments for diversity and inclusivity in science fiction and fantasy, this edition highlights many of the most complex and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2015.
The Dramatic Concepts of Antonin Artaud
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Drama, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / French
Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) inaugurated the Theater of Cruelty, a dramatic movement that has had a profound influence on avant-garde theater in Europe and the U.S. The movement is exemplified by the Peter Brook production of Marat-Sade. This book was the first to analyze Artaud's theories, their sources, and the extent to which he implemented them in his own plays. New Foreword by Peter Thompson.
The Last War in Albion Volume 1: The Early Work of Alan Moore and Grant Morrison
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 230,670. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Comics & Graphic Novels
Volume One of an expansive history of the magical war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison.
Travesty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Humor
Travesty is an unrelenting and uproariously funny look at the Apocalypse, divorce, recovery, fatherhood, organic food, dentistry, driving, dating, Derry, New Hampshire, salesmanship and Elton John, but not necessarily in that order. Author and essayist Tom Waters takes you on a five year roundabout from darkness into redemption, rage into silliness, from Mockery...to Travesty.