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Jon Armstrong’s GREY is now available for (free) download!

Jon Armstrong’s shocking high-fashion dystopian novel Grey is now available for download! For free! Why? Because it’s a great book. And because Jon has been nominated for the John W. Campbell Award. Way to go, Jon! So, on the one hand, we are giving away this e-book in the hopes that the Hugo voters will […]

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Reviews of Eclipse One, Glen Cook

The Fix has a new review of Eclipse One. Reviewer Ziv Wities calls it a "high quality anthology" and says: "Strahan’s introduction is enthusiastic and even inspiring; he tells us of how the SF/F short story is flourishing and describes the huge quantity of wonderful, imaginative work coming from writers new and old. Eclipse One […]

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Walter Jon & Paolo Quoted in NY Times

The New York Times has just published an article by Dave Itzkoff called "The Fuzzier Crystal Ball," which asks "After Arthur C. Clarke, who are science fiction’s visionaries?" Among the names Itzkoff discusses (and authors he talked to) were Night Shade’s own visionaries Walter Jon Williams and Paolo Bacigalupi.

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Eclipse One reviewed at The Book Swede

Chris over at The Book Swede blog reviews Eclipse One, calling it an "excellent anthology"  and a "definite must-read." In other, less-happy news, the Philip K. Dick Award winner (and runner-up) has been announced, and, alas, Jon Armstrong’s Grey, which was a finalist, didn’t win. The winner is Nova Swing by M. John Harrison, with […]

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2008 Hugo Award Finalists

The 2008 Hugo Award nominations are out, and I’m pleased to congratulate editor Jonathan Strahan (Eclipse One, The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Vol. 1) on his first nomination in the best professional editor (short form) category. Also, congrats to Grey author Jon Armstrong who has been nominated for the John W. […]

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Clute on Pump Six

The ever erudite John Clute has a long, detailed review of Paolo Bacigalupi’s Pump Six over at SCI FI Weekly. As usual, Clute’s review defies excerption, so just trust me that it’s an interesting analysis of the text and click through.

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Just in from The Agony Column…

…comes this MP3 interview with Pump Six author Paolo Bacigalupi and Night Shade’s own Editor-in-Chief Jeremy Lassen. Not only does Rick Kleffel get Paolo to discuss his themes, methods, and intentions, but Jeremy spills the beans on, as Rick puts it, “the business ecology that allows him to thrive in the midst of skyscraper publishing […]

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Listen to Audio Excerpts from Nathalie Mallet’s The Princes of the Golden Cage

The first three chapters of Nathalie Mallet’s Arabian Nights-esque fantasy, The Princes of the Golden Cage, are now available as MP3 downloads. Spellbindingly read by Alex Wilson, this taste of The Princes of the Golden Cage is enough to get anybody hooked. Visit Nathalie’s blog to download today!

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Andy Duncan interview

We’ve just posted an interview with Andy Duncan in which he discusses the inspirations and origins of "Unique Chicken Goes in Reverse," his Nebula Award-nominated short story (which you can read for free!) from Eclipse One. Enjoy!

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Wastelands Conquers All, Says Omnivoracious

Over at the Amazon blog, Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer has a nice piece about Wastelands, which is, incidentally, awesomely titled "Apocalypse Wow: Wastelands Conquers All." In it, Jeff says: "[Wastelands] has been one of the great success stories of the early part of 2008–selling out its initial print run (and going back to reprint), garnering rave […]

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