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Un frammento di vita e Il Popolo Bianco di Arthur Machen

2303AE3D-8F86-45D0-BD31-423C0A114AFDOra disponibile nelle principali librerie Un Frammento di Vita/Il Popolo Bianco, l’ultimo volume della collana Biblioteca dell’Immaginario di Edizioni Hypnos, interamente dedicato alle opere di Arthur Machen.

Il volume contiene due inediti in italiano, Un Frammento di Vita e il racconto “Un Doppio Ritorno”, e il capolavoro dello scrittore gallese Il Popolo Bianco, ed è disponibile sia in versione cartacea che digitale.

Segnaliamo la presentazione ufficiale che si terrà sabato 3 marzo alle ore 16 a Pavia, al Mondadori Bookstore, nell’anniversario della nascita dell’Autore, con la partecipazione di Andrea Vaccaro e Giuseppe Lippi.

 

 

E3F935D0-AEEE-48AA-ADB0-741E21D66DB1It is now available in bookstores the last volume in the Biblioteca dell’Immaginario series by Edizioni Hypnos, Un Frammento di Vita/Il Popolo Bianco, dedicated to the great writer Arthur Machen. 

The volume presents two works unpublished in Italian, Un Frammento di Vita and the shirt story “Un Doppio Ritorno” and also Machen’s masterpiece, Il Popolo Bianco, in paper and digital edition.

The book launch will be held on Saturday, 3rd March, on the Anniversary of Machen’s birthday, at the Mondadori Bookstore in Pavia, at 16 p.m.

 

 

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This Spectacular Darkness

C495BF4C-91AC-452F-9CC2-6C04F86CA3C3Segnaliamo il volume This Spectacular Darkness edito da Tartarus Press, una interessante raccolta di saggi di Joel Lane su autori del fantastico come Cornell Woolrich, Ramsey Campbell, H.P. Lovecraft, Thomas Ligottti, Fritz Leiber e Robert Aickman.

Disponibile anche in formato digitale sul sito dell’editore e su Amazon.

 

717138AA-0C3D-479D-BB02-247127501780Tartarus Press published a very interesting volume with essays by Joel Lane on the leading figures in twentieth-century dark literature, including Cornell Woolrich, Ramsey Campbell, H.P. Lovecraft, Thomas Ligottti, Fritz Leiber and Robert Aickman.

This Spectacular Darkness, this is the title of the volume, is also available in e-book, on the publisher’s website and on Amazon.

Due inediti di Arthur Machen ora in italiano

Sarà presto disponibile il nuovo volume della collana “Biblioteca dell’Immaginario” di Edizioni Hypnos, dedicato a due opere di Arthur Machen: si tratta di Frammento di Vita, finora inedito in Italia, e Il Popolo Bianco, considerato uno dei più grandi capolavori dell’autore.

Il volume comprende anche il racconto breve “Un doppio ritorno”,  anch’esso inedito in Italia.

Il volume sarà ufficialmente reperibile nelle librerie dal 28 di febbraio ma è già disponibile per il preorder, con uno sconto del 15%, sul sito ufficiale dell’Editore.

Presentazione ufficiale: sabato 3 marzo (in occasione del 155° anniversario della nascita di Arthur Machen), alle ore 16.00 presso il Mondadori Store di Pavia, con l’Editore Andrea Vaccaro e un ospite davvero speciale, Giuseppe Lippi.

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A new volume for the serie “Biblioteca dell’Immaginario”, focused on the works of Arthur Machen, will be soon available for Edizioni Hypnos: it will contain Frammento di Vita (A Fragment of Life), unpublished in Italian, and Il Popolo Bianco (The White People), one of his masterpieces. In addition, the short story Un Doppio Ritorno (A Double Return), also unpublished in Italy.

The volume will be officially available to purchase from February the 28th but it is already available for preorder on the Publisher’s website. 

The official book launch will be held on the 3rd of March, at the Mondadori Store in Pavia, with Andrea Vaccaro, the Publisher, and a sepcial guest, Giuseppe Lippi!

Nothing is Everything di Simon Strantzas

AE0051D9-B6EC-415E-B0FF-3C5224B9AE84La nuova antologia di racconti del talentuoso Simon Strantzas, Nothing is Everything per Undertow Publication, è stata annunciata per la pubblicazione a ottobre 2018. Qui potete ammirare l’anteprima della copertina, a opera dell’artista Tran Nguyen.

Il volume, insieme a All the Fabulous Beasts di Priya Sharma (aprile 2018) e Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 5 a cura di  Robert Shearman e Michael Kelly (ottobre 2018),
rientra nell’abbonamento 2018 di Undertow Publications, disponibile per la prenotazione a questo link.

 

 

 

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Undertow Publication revealed the cover of the trade edition of Nothing is Everything by the brilliant Simon Strantzas, coming this October. Covert art by the artist Tran Nguyen.

The volume is included, together with All the Fabulous Beasts di Priya Sharma (April 2018) and Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 5 edited by Robert Shearman and Michael Kelly (October 2018), in the annual 2018 subscription  by Undertow Publication, available at this link.

Figures Unseen di Steve Rasnic Tem

Valancourt Book9B4F3EC0-CF00-452D-8478-77F2AB8BE89Bs, casa editrice Americana indipendente, ha svelato la copertina del nuovo libro di Steve Rasnic Tem, definito da Dan Simmons “uno degli scrittori di letteratura fantastica più bravi e prolifici del Nord America”. Si tratta di Figures Unseen, previsto per la pubblicazione nel mese di aprile, con introduzione di Simon Strantzas.

Steve Rasnic Tem è già noto ai lettori italiani per il romanzo breve Lovecraft Museum, pubblicato da Edizioni Hypnos nella collana Visioni e per il racconto lungo Dolcetto o Scherzetto a Halloween Street di Delos Digital.

Per chi volesse saperne di più su questo interessante Autore, vi segnaliamo l’intervista di Brian M. Sammons per Dark Regions Press.

 

Valancourt Books, the American independent publisher, revealed the cover art for Figures Unseen, the last collection by Steve Rasnic Tem, to be published in April, with foreword by Simon Strantzas.

The Author is already known by Italian readers for his novella Lovecraft Museum, published by Edizioni Hypnos, and the story Dolcetto o scherzetto a Halloween street, published by Delos Digital.

For those who are interested in knowing more about this interesting Ameican writer, here a recent interview by Brian M. Sammons for Dark Regions Press.

Rivelata la copertina per Year’s Best Weird Fiction Vol. 5

Il quinto volume dell’Year’s Best Weird Fiction di Undertow Publications vedrà come curatore ospite Robert Shearman.

Ecco rivelata anche la copertina, a opera dell’artista americano Aron Wiesenfeld.

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The 5th volume of Year’s Best Weird Fiction by Undertow Publications will have Robert Shearman as guest editor.

Here a preview of the cover art by the American artist Aron Wiesenfeld.

Phantom Limbs di Margo Lanagan

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In arrivo per PS Publishing Phantom Limbs, una nuova raccolta di racconti di Margo Lanagan, autrice australiana tra le voci più importanti del weird e del fantastico contemporaneo.

La raccolta, prenotabile direttamente dal sito dell’editore, comprende quattordici racconti pubblicati su riviste e antologie nell’ultimo decennio, oltre a un racconto inedito. È disponibile a questo link un estratto di The Goosle.

Copertina di David Gentry.

Qui di seguito, la lista dei racconti inclusi:

The Goosle

Tin Pocket

Mulberry Boys

Black Swan Event

A Thousand Flowers

The Proving of Smollett Standforth

Titty Anne and the Very, Very Hairy Man

The Fifth Star in the Southern Cross

Flower and Weed

Catastrophic Disruption of the Head

A Pig’s Whisper

Bajazzle

A Dark Red Love-Knot

Heads

By Desecration Rock

 

PS Publishing presents Phantom Limbs, a new collection by Australian writer Margo Lanagan, one of the most interesting authors of fantastic and weird modern literature.

The volume, available at the Publisher’s website, collects fourteen short stories published in magazines and anthologies in the last decade, and an unpublished story. 

Above, the table of content of the colelction . An extraxt of The Goosle is available here

Cover art by David Gentry.

I finalisti dei Bram Stoker Awards 2017

La Horror Writers Association ha annunciato i finalisti dell’edizione 2017 dei Bram Stoker Awards, per le migliori opere di letteratura horror e dark fantasy.

La premiazione avverrà il 3 marzo, durante l’annuale StokerCon che si terrà dall’ 1al 4 marzo allo storico Baltimore Hotel di Providence, Rhode Island.

Tra le opere finaliste segnaliamo i romanzi I Wish I Was Like You di S.P. Miskowski e Ubo di Steve Rasnic Tem, il romanzo breve Agents of Dreamland di Caitlín R. Kiernan e l’antologia The Beauty of Death Vol. 2: Death by Water, pubblicata dalla casa editrice italiana Independent Legions e curata da Jodi Renee Lester e Alessandro Manzetti, quest’ultimo finalista anche con la raccolta di poesie No Mercy.

Qui si seguito l’elenco completo dei finalisti.

Superior Achievement in a Novel

Golden, Christopher – Ararat (St. Martin’s Press)
King, Stephen and King, Owen – Sleeping Beauties (Scribner)

Malerman, Josh – Black Mad Wheel (Ecco)

Miskowski, S.P. – I Wish I Was Like You (JournalStone)

Tem, Steve Rasnic – Ubo (Solaris)

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

Cabeen, Robert Payne – Cold Cuts (Omnium Gatherum Media)
Davidson, Andy – In the Valley of the Sun (Skyhorse Publishing)

Hayward, Matt – What Do Monsters Fear? (Post Mortem Press)

Hepler, Jeremy – The Boulevard Monster (Bloodshot Books)

Thomas, Scott – Kill Creek (Ink Shares)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

French, Gillian – The Door to January (Islandport Press)
Leveen, Tom – Hellworld (Simon Pulse)

Liggett, Kim – The Last Harvest (Tor Teen)

Lukavics, Amy – The Ravenous (Harlequin Teen)

Porter, Sarah – When I Cast Your Shadow (Tor Teen)

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Carey, Mike and Arvind, Ethan David – Darkness Visible (IDW)
Duffy, Damian and Butler, Octavia E. – Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation (Abrams ComicArts)

Ferris, Emil – My Favorite Thing is Monsters (Fantagraphics)

Hickman, Jonathan – The Black Monday Murders (Image Comics)

Liu, Marjorie – Monstress Volume 2: The Blood (Image Comics)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

Edelman, Scott – Faking it Until Forever Comes (Liars, Fakers, and the Dead Who Eat Them) (Written Backwards)
Jones, Stephen Graham – Mapping the Interior (Tor.com)

Kiernan, Caitlín R. – Agents of Dreamland (Tor.com)

Taylor, Lucy – Sweetlings (Tor.com)

Waggoner, Tim – A Kiss of Thorns (DarkFuse)

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction

Bailey, Michael – “I Will Be the Reflection Until the End” (Tales from the Lake Vol. 4) (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Chambers, James – “A Song Left Behind in the Aztakea Hills” (Shadows Over Main Street, Volume 2) (Cutting Block Books)

Mannetti, Lisa – “Apocalypse Then” (Never Fear: The Apocalypse) (13Thirty Books)

Neugebauer, Annie – “So Sings the Siren” (Apex Magazine #101) (Apex Publications)

Yardley, Mercedes M. – “Loving You Darkly” (F(r)iction Magazine #8) (Tethered by Letters)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

Hill, Joe – Strange Weather (William Morrow)
Kiste, Gwendolyn – And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe (JournalStone)

Malerman, Josh – Goblin (Earthling Publications)

Matsuura, Thersa – The Carp-Faced Boy and Other Tales (Independent Legions Publishing)

McGrath, Patrick – Writing Madness (Centipede Press)

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay

Del Toro, Guillermo and Taylor, Vanessa – The Shape of Water (TSG Entertainment, Double Dare You Productions)
Duffer, Matt and Duffer, Ross – Stranger Things: MadMax, Episode 02:01: Chapter One (21 Laps Entertainment, Monkey Massacre)

Frost, Mark and Lynch, David – Twin Peaks, Part 8 (Rancho Rosa Partnership, Inc.)

Palmer, Chase, Fukunaga, Cary, and Dauberman, Gary – It (New Line Cinema)

Peele, Jordan – Get Out (Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, QC Entertainment)

Shyamalan, M. Night – Split (Blinding Edge Pictures, Blumhouse Productions)

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Brooks, Kinitra, PhD., Addison, Linda D., and Morris, Susana, PhD. – Sycorax’s Daughters (Cedar Grove Publishing)
Datlow, Ellen – Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology (Pegasus Books)

Maberry, Jonathan and Romero, George A. – Nights of the Living Dead: An Anthology (St. Martin’s Griffin)

Manzetti, Alessandro and Lester, Jodi Renee – The Beauty of Death Vol. 2: Death by Water (Independent Legions Publishing)

Murano, Doug – Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities & Undefinable Wonders (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

Brittany, Michele – Horror in Space: Critical Essays on a Film Subgenre (McFarland)
Brooks, Kinitra D. – Searching for Sycorax: Black Women’s Hauntings of Contemporary Horror (Rutgers University Press)

Hendrix, Grady. Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ‘70s and ‘80s Horror Fiction (Quirk Books)

Jones, Stephen – The Art of Horror Movies: An Illustrated History (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books)

Mynhardt, Joe and Johnson, Eugene – Where Nightmares Come From: The Art of Storytelling in the Horror Genre – (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Frazier, Robert and Boston, Bruce – Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Manzetti, Alessandro – No Mercy (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Simon, Marge and Turzillo, Mary – Satan’s Sweethearts (Weasel Press)

Sng, Christina – A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Wytovich, Stephanie M. – Sheet Music to My Acoustic Nightmare (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

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The Horror Writers Association announced the 2017 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot. HWA is the premier organization for writers of horror and dark fantasy.

The presentation of the Bram Stoker Awards will occur during the annual StokerCon at the historical Baltimore Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island, during the gala dinner on March 3rd.

We would like to point out the novels I Wish I Was Like You by S.P. Miskowski and Ubo by Steve Rasnic Tem, the short novel Agents of Dreamland by Caitlín R. Kiernan and the anthology The Beauty of Death Vol. 2: Death by Water, published by  Independent Legions and edited by Jodi Renee Lester and Alessandro Manzetti, who is also a finalist with the poetry collection No Mercy.

See above the complete list of the nominees.

The Ammonite Violin and Others, di Caítlin R. Kiernan

CD83A48A-1292-457B-8378-501C712FDC2AContinua con The Ammonite Violin, la ristampa delle principali antologie di Caítlin Kiernan per PS Publishing, dopo A is for Alien e Tales of Pain and Wonder.

Un’antologia di racconti pieni di sogni, incubi, strani mondi ed esseri oltre il velo della morte.

Disponibile a questo link.

 

 

PS Publishing presents a reprint of The Ammonite Violin & Others, by Caítlin R. Kiernan, following  the previous collections Tales of Pain and Wonder and A is for Alien.

In this collection the reader will discover strange lands and beings existing beyond the veil of death, dreams and nightmares and much more.

The volume is available at this link