Neil Clarke

The Award-Winning Editor of Clarkesworld Magazine, Forever Magazine, The Best Science Fiction of the Year, and More

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Readercon

Just curious… but is anyone here going to Readercon next month?

-Neil

Clarkesworld Bestsellers: Week Ending June 26th, 2005

Books:
1. Night of Knives by Ian Cameron Esslemont (Signed Hardcover)
2. The Hour Before Dawn and Two Other Stories From Newford by Charles de Lint (Signed Hardcover)
3. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (Hardcover)
4. City of the Dead by Brian Keene (Signed Paperback)
5. November Mourns by Tom Piccirilli (Signed Paperback)

Magazines:
1. Subterranean
2. Asimov’s
3. Fantasy & Science Fiction
4. Interzone
5. Postscripts

Based on sales at Clarkesworld Books (www.clarkesworldbooks.com) for the week ending June 26th, 2005.

Our second shipment of Night of Knives arrived and Esslemont shot right back up to the top of the pile again, just narrowly beating Charles de Lint’s latest. The unsigned hardcover of Hour placed a close 6th.

Congratulations to Subterranean for coming in at the top of the heap in their first week with their first issue!

2004 Stoker Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners!

Novel:
In the Night Room by Peter Straub

First Novel (tie):
Covenant by John Everson
Stained by Lee Thomas

Long Fiction:
“The Turtle Boy” by Kealan-Patrick Burke

Short Fiction:
“Nimitseahpah” by Nancy Etchemendy

Fiction Collection:
Fearful Symmetries by Thomas F. Monteleone

Anthology:
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, 17th Annual edited by Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link and Gavin Grant

Nonfiction:
Hellnotes edited by Judi Rohrig

Illustrated Narrative:
Heaven’s Devils by Jai Nitz

Screenplay (tie):
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondrey and Pierre Bismuth
Shaun of the Dead by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright Studio

Work for Young Readers (tie):
Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War by Clive Barker
Oddest Yet by Steve Burt

Poetry Collection:
The Women at the Funeral by Corinne De Winter

Alternative Forms:
The Devil’s Wine edited by Tom Piccirilli

Subterranean Magazine is Here

The first issue of Subterranean Magazine arrived today:

Contents:
* Second Chance by Norman Partridge
* The Toys of Caliban by Terry Matz (story)
* The Toys of Caliban by George R.R. Martin (teleplay)
* Stronger Than Death by Mark Morris
* Thomas Ligotti interviewed by Tim Lehnerer
* The Grief Frequency by Kealan Patrick Burke
* Thoughtful Breaths by Peter Crowther
* The Drive-In: the Bus Tour (excerpt) by Joe R. Lansdale
* Matinee Idyll by Harlan Ellison

I’ve been looking forward to this one for a long time. Preorders will start shipping tomorrow morning. For those of you waiting for the hardcover edition… that didn’t arrive yet. I’ll let you know when I hear more about it.

-Neil

Clarkesworld Bestsellers: Week Ending June 19th, 2005

Books:
1. November Mourns by Tom Piccirilli (Signed Paperback)
2. Night of Knives by Ian Cameron Esslemont (Signed Hardcover)
3. City of the Dead by Brian Keene (Signed Paperback)
4. Lord Byron’s Novel by John Crowley (Hardcover)
5. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (Hardcover)

Magazines:
1. Fantasy & Science Fiction
2. Zahir
3. Postscripts
4. Neo-Opsis
5. Flytrap

Based on sales at Clarkesworld Books (www.clarkesworldbooks.com) for the week ending June 19th, 2005.

Infrapress News

Received email from Infrapress this morning. They have signed deals to reprint three of F. Paul Wilson’s books:

An Enemy of the State
Healer
Wheels within Wheels

and will be publishing their first original book, Never Seen by Waking Eyes by Stephen Dedman this August. I’m particularly looking forward to this one.

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