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Year’s Best Weird Fiction vol.4

img_1682Annunciato il quarto volume di Year’s Best Weird Fiction pubblicato dalla Undertow Publications.

Ad affiancare Michael Kelly alla curatela, dopo Laird Barron, Kate Koja e Simon Strantzas, è Helen Marshall, l’autrice canadese che con la raccolta Gifts for the One Who Comes After ha vinto nel 2015 lo Shirley Jackson Award e il World Fantasy Award.

La copertina del quarto volume è stata affidata a Alex Andreev.

 

 

 

UndertowPubs, publisher of Year’s Weird Best Fiction, announced the cover art for the fourth volume, edited by Michael Kelly and Helen Marshall, canadian writer who won In 2015 the Shirley Jackson Award and the World Fantasy Award with the collection Gifts for the One Who Comes After.

The cover art for this volume is by Alex Andreev.

Annunci

I Mostri di Orrin Gray

Orrin Grey è un autore che adora i mostri.Painted monsters

Il suo ultimo libro, Painted Monsters and Other Strange Beaasts, prende ispirazione dalla letteratura e dal cinema horror dell’ultimo secolo per creare un percorso di lettura fresco e nuovo. Lovecraft, Machen, Poe, Murnau, Corman e Dario Argento, questi sono solo alcuni dei nomi di maestri dell’horror e del fantastico che potrete trovare tra queste pagine.

Con l’introduzione di John Langan.

A questo link, un interessante articolo di presentazione a cura di Muzzleland Press.

 

Do you like monsters? Orrin Gray certainly does, as you can see in his last volume, Painted Monsters and Other Strange Beasts.

Literature and cinema inspirations are deeply rooted in this work, from  Lovecraft, Machen, Poe to Murnau, Corman and Dario Argento, only to name a few. With the introduction by John Langan.

At this link, you can find an interesting article by Muzzleland Press.

World Fantasy Award 2015

world fantasy award 15È attualmente in corso (5-8 novembre), a Saratoga Springs, la World Fantasy Convention, evento annuale per professionisti del settore e appassionati del genere fantasy letterario e artistico. Tra gli ospiti di quest’anno, l’autrice weird e curatrice del vol. 2 di Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Kathe Koja.

Durante l’evento verranno assegnati i World Fantasy Awards: a questo link potete trovare tutte le nominations divise per categoria. Segnaliamo in particolare:

  • Romanzo – Jeff VanderMeer, Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Originals)
  • Racconto breve – Scott Nicolay, Do You Like to Look at Monsters?
  • Racconto breve – Kaaron Warren, “Death’s Door Café” (Shadows & Tall Trees 2014)
  • Antologia – Ellen Datlow, ed., Fearful Symmetries (ChiZine Publications)
  • Antologia – Michael Kelly, ed. Shadows & Tall Trees 2014 (Undertow Publications)
  • Raccolta – Rebecca Lloyd, Mercy and Other Stories (Tartarus Press)
  • Raccolta – Angela Slatter, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings (Tartarus Press)
  • Special Award – Matt Cardin, Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti (Subterranean Press)

Ed infine, il Life Achievement Award per Ramsay Campbell.

I vincitori saranno proclamati domenica pomeriggio, 8 novembre.

The World Fantasy Convention (running now from 5th to 8th November) is an annual convention of professionals and fans of fantasy  literature and art. Special guest of the 2015 edition is Kathe Koja, author of weird literwture and editor of vol.2 Year’s Best Weird Fiction.

The World Fantasy Awards are presented at the event: here you can find all the nominees 2015.

Here our highlights:

  • Novel – Jeff VanderMeer, Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux Originals)
  • Short fiction – Scott Nicolay, Do You Like to Look at Monsters?
  • Short fiction – Kaaron Warren, “Death’s Door Café” (Shadows & Tall Trees 2014)
  • Anthology – Ellen Datlow, ed., Fearful Symmetries (ChiZine Publications)
  • Anthology – Michael Kelly, ed. Shadows & Tall Trees 2014 (Undertow Publications)
  • Collection – Rebecca Lloyd, Mercy and Other Stories (Tartarus Press)
  • Collection – Angela Slatter, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings (Tartarus Press)
  • Special Award – Matt Cardin, Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti (Subterranean Press)

And finally, the Life Achievement Award for Ramsay Campbell.

The awards will be presented at the World Fantasy Convention Banquet on Sunday afternoon.

Year’s Best Weird Fiction vol.2

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Da qualche giorno è disponibile il secondo volume del Year’s Best Weird Fiction, raccolta dei migliori racconti di letteratura weird del 2014.
Il curatore, Michael Kelly, si fa accompagnare in questa avventura dalla scrittrice americana Kathe Koja, vincitrice del Bram Stoker Award e del Locus Award con il suo primo romanzo, The Cipher.

Qui un’intervista a Kathe Koja a cura di Weird Fiction Review.

Il primo volume, curato da Kelly e da Laird Barron, è stato tradotto in Italiano da Edizioni Hypnos, con il titolo NUOVI INCUBI.

The 2nd volume of Year’s Best Weird Fiction is available to purchase, from a couple of weeks. The volume collects the best weird stories of year 2014. 
The editor, Michael Kelly, is exploring last year’s best weird fiction with the help of the american writer Kathe Koja, winner of the Bram Stoker Award and the Locus Award for her first novel The Cipher

Here an interview at guest editor Kathe Koja by Weird Fiction Review.

The first volume, edited by Kelly with Laird Barron, was translated in italian by Edizioni Hypnos, with the title NUOVI INCUBI.