For Kindle owners out there we are pleased to announce that copies of Dark Spires are now available in the Kindle store, both in the US and UK. Obviously it is better for us if you buy the book direct from our store, but for US customers the Amazon price is somewhat lower because our store is currently unable to price in dollars and PayPal adds a currency conversion fee. For customers in other countries the relative prices will depend…
We are delighted to announce that we have just added a bunch of titles from Prime Books, including Lightspeed Magazine, to the Wizard’s Tower online store. What’s more, they are all on sale. A full press release is available here.
Cheryl Morgan of Wizard’s Tower Press is also the non-fiction editor of Clarkesworld Magazine, from Wyrm Publishing. Clarkesworld has been doing very well in this year’s major awards. One of their stories, “Spar” by Kij Johnson, won a Nebula Award. The magazine itself won a Hugo Award. And the magazine is also nominated for a World Fantasy Award.
Issue #1 of our literary review magazine, Salon Futura, was launched at the World Science Fiction Convention in Melbourne, Australia yesterday. You can read it for free online here. The magazine includes video interviews with China Miéville and Lauren Beukes, a podcast featuring Gary K. Wolfe, Nnedi Okorafor and Fábio Fernandes, and lots of other great material. It also has the table of contents for Dark Spires.
Colin Harvey is busy editing our forthcoming anthology, Dark Spires. The process has inspired him to blog about the art of editing. You can read his thoughts at the Suite 101 website here, here and here.
Wizard’s Tower founder, Cheryl Morgan, has recently been interviewed at the Outer Alliance web site. If you would like to learn more about her vision for the company, you can read the interview at this link.
We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Clements to the list of contributors to Salon Futura. Jonathan is an acknowledged expert on the subject of anime and manga, and will be providing an occasional column on those areas. Further information about him is available on the Salon Futura contributors page.
Well, that’s it, we are live. The press release has gone out. Hopefully people are talking about us.
Wizard’s Tower’s launch weekend happened to coincide with Finncon, the Finnish national science fiction convention. I am a regular attendee at this event, and I was delighted to be able to announce my new business venture there. Cheryl
The first print publication from Wizard’s Tower Press will be Dark Spires, an anthology edited by Colin Harvey. Colin says: Dark Spires is a speculative fiction anthology about Hardy Country — Wessex. Hardy’s Wessex is the West of England, from Brunel’s industrial Bristol and Austen’s Regency Bath in the North, to the cliffs of Lyme Regis on the South coast, from the border with Cornwall in the West to the Isle of Wight in the East. Dark Spires will take…