Monthly Archives: May 2012

3 bits of local and regional author awards news

Three quick-hitting bits of local and regional author awards news, which all deserve more detailed mention, but at least deserve this quick mention: 1. The storySouth Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2011 have been announced (*), and these include: … Continue reading

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Two events tonight, a local author book release, and a local author new edition

The first of the two events is local author David Halperin’s reading and discussion of his novel Journal of a UFO Investigator at the Durham County Southwest Regional Library, at 7 pm: “Join Dr. David Halperin, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies … Continue reading

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Yet another new event! Book Launch Extravaganza for The Prince Who Fell From the Sky by John Claude Bemis

Hillsborough author John Claude Bemis wrote to let me know that: I’m thrilled to share that my new book The Prince Who Fell from the Sky comes out May 22!  I am thankful that it is already being well-received. Amazon picked it … Continue reading

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Poetry poetry poetry!

Here’s some speculative poetry news, both relating to Bull Spec. First, as Bull Spec poetry editor Dan Campbell notes: Issue 7 of Bull Spec is now for sale! It has poetry by alexa_seidel, Daniel A. Rabuzzi, thunderpigeon, Deborah Walker, Athena Andreadis, Mari Ness, … Continue reading

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New local event (and flyer): Chapel Hill Comics to host signing for the collected Eisner-nominated PRINCELESS, with writer Jeremy Whitley.

The collected Princeless was originally set for the end of April but was delayed due to printing delays, meaning the planned event also had to be delayed. I’m happy to report that, at least sometimes, delays do not necessarily mean … Continue reading

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Vote today against a dystopian future.

It’s one of my favorite genres of sf: dystopian fiction. In the great Orwellian tradition of Nineteen Eighty-Four, it isn’t enough to simply have an oppressive government; the government in question must be doing its oppression in the name of … Continue reading

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New local event: Flyleaf Books to host Kevin Hearne, author of The Iron Druid Chronicles

Pretty much every time I send out the monthly events newsletter, the first thing that happens is that I get e-mails about the events I’ve missed. While I can update them on the website (search for NEW-NEW to find things added … Continue reading

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Bull Spec newsletter for May 2012

Vol 2. No. 4, Wednesday, May 2, 2012: Thanks everybody for making the April 15 NC Speculative Fiction Night such a (crowded!) success at Durham’s Sci-Fi Genre Comics & Games, including making short work of the 7-candled cake. I’ve got most of … Continue reading

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