Archive for the ‘editing’ Category

WE’RE FUNDED! HURRAY!! But wait, there’s SO MUCH MORE!

WE ARE FULLY FUNDED THANKS TO OUR AMAZING WONDERFUL BACKERS AND SUPPORTERS!!!! And we are now officially OPEN to submissions. Submissions guidelines have been updated and are available here!   But wait! We’re not done! Still 9 days to go!   CONSIDERING INCREASING YOUR PLEDGE? Available now: one postcard with a random Letter of Embers

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Spelling the Hours

Today, I wanted to talk a bit about Spelling the Hours, a bonus poetry chapbook that is offered for our higher-tier backers of An Alphabet of Embers (you can get an ebook of both An Alphabet of Embers and Spelling the Hours for 20$, and a paperback of both books + ebook versions for 45$).

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An Alphabet of Embers submissions guidelines

AN ALPHABET OF EMBERS submissions guidelines for writers. I am seeking submissions for An Alphabet of Embers, an anthology of unclassifiables – lyrical, surreal, magical, experimental pieces that straddle the border between poetry and prose. I am looking for work that is between 500 and 1400 words in length. Ideally, I’d like to accept a mix of

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Diversity of Voice and Theme

In the description of An Alphabet of Embers Kickstarter, I wrote: I am committed to diversity of voice and theme in all my editorial projects, and this one will be no exception. I will be looking for beauty and resonance from all quarters and in all forms. As always, I am invested in supporting creators

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Encouraging diversity – an editor’s perspective

During the last day or so, both John O’Neill, the editor of Black Gate, and Nathaniel Lee, the Managing Editor of Escape Pod,  spoke up against Dave Truesdale’s review  of Women Destroy Science Fiction. This is really important. I was heartened to see these reactions, and I applaud both John and Nathaniel for taking a stand.

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Tidbits from around the web

Charlotte Ashley’s review column, Clavis Aurea, has migrated from Chizine to Apex. In her first Apex column, Charlotte writes about my story A City on Its Tentacles: Rose Lemberg paints another ambiguous setting in her stunning story “A City on Its Tentacles” (Lackington’s #1). The City is Luba’s city, a wondrous place on the Undersea

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Stone Telling 10: Body

The new Stone Telling is here, after a long wait. “Body” is a double issue with 23 poems, and it is especially hard-hittng. We are now reading for ST11, so if we’ve never published you before, please send us your work. If we have published you before, please nudge other poets our way!

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inkscrawl.net seeks short poetry submissions

inkscrawl.net, a magazine of short (10 lines or less) speculative poetry, is open to submissions once more. This time, it is guest-edited by Jennifer Smith, who asked me to post about her vision. I am very happy to do so! Says Jennifer: I’m a mythic poetry fanatic, and while I do see that many short

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2012 Poetry recommendations by the community, and a roundup

Dear readers: you are now invited to comment and mention one or two poems you especially liked in 2012. If you have more than two pieces to recommend, that’s great – please make a post on your blog and link back here. Thank you for participating!   Here is the full list of editors who

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2012 Poetry Recommendations by Editors: Rose Lemberg

At the end of last year, I approached a few editors of speculative poetry to recommend five “Best of…” poems of 2012. I asked that the five recommended poems would be written, edited and published by other people, rather than the editors themselves. The various selections so far can be found at the poetry recommendations

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