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How to get a signed copy of UNSEAMING

/ October 19th, 2014 / No Comments »

A couple people have requested copies of Unseaming signed by me, and so I thought I’d share how folks can get one.   I have my own copies of the book now (snapshot at left is proof!) for my upcoming readings at the Roanoke Main

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A new review of HUNGRY CONSTELLATIONS

/ October 16th, 2014 / No Comments »

Of the three books I’ve released this year, my short story collection Unseaming is getting by far the most attention, a lot more attention I’m used to, frankly, which is a great thing. Unsurprisingly, though, my new poetry collection, Hungry Constellations (which, thanks to the

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The big ideas behind UNSEAMING, chez John Scalzi

/ October 9th, 2014 / No Comments »

Sci-fi author/humorist/activist/Hollywood consultant John Scalzi generously lent me his celebrated “Big Idea” platform for the day to talk about Unseaming. But this presented a challenge: how to explain the “big idea” behind a collection of short stories published over an interval of nearly 20 years?

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Today is Book Day: UNSEAMING is alive (w/ book trailer, even!)

/ October 7th, 2014 / 16 Comments »

Behold, the book trailer for Unseaming! My thanks once again to artist Danielle Tunstall and her model Alexandra Johnson, and the wonderful, prefers-to-stay-anonymous animator!     AND: My book is live today! Finally! Unequivocally!   And here’s all the places you can get it:  

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Nathan Ballingrud endorses UNSEAMING

/ October 6th, 2014 / No Comments »

Just a day before the official launch of Unseaming (Though — shhhh! — the trade paperback is available already!) I’m honored to be able to share the kind words that Nathan Ballingrud, author of the superb dark fantasy collection North American Lake Monsters, had for

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Giveaway at SF Signal: 13 copies of UNSEAMING

/ October 1st, 2014 / No Comments »

I find myself in a bit of a fix this week, albeit a good one, I suppose — stuff is coming together faster than I can keep up with it (at least in terms of signal boosting on social media.) This particular thing I wanted

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Arkham Digest praises UNSEAMING and interviews me

/ September 25th, 2014 / No Comments »

Justin Steele of Arkham Digest reviewed my about-to-be-released horror collection Unseaming last week, and he liked it a lot. A whole lot:   Mike Allen is mostly known as a poet, and an editor for Mythic Delirium and Clockwork Phoenix, and up until now I

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On strangeness: my guest post at Locus Online

/ September 22nd, 2014 / No Comments »

A whole lot of cool things happened last week, and thanks to that wonderful combination of too busy and too tired, I didn’t get to do much more about them then chirp enthusiastically on Twitter. Thus this week will bring a series of blog posts

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UNSEAMING 2: the second reading

/ September 9th, 2014 / No Comments »

My thanks to my friend Anne Sampson for snapping photos from my reading in Roanoke this past Friday, and thus providing evidence that it actually happened, hee, and that there were even people there! I read a couple short bits from Unseaming, as well as

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A new reading from UNSEAMING, Friday in Roanoke

/ September 2nd, 2014 / 1 Comment »

I’m grateful to be able to announce yet another preview reading of my forthcoming collection of horror stories, Unseaming, this time in my home city of Roanoke, at 6 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 5. The invitation came from The Roanoke Readings, a series run by

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