Today’s the launch of To Shape the Dark, an anthology of original SF stories about women scientists doing science not-as-usual, conceived, created, and edited by Athena Andreadis. To Shape the Dark is sister to The Other Half of the Sky, which won unprecedented accolades. The anthology is coming out on May 1: Beltane, Walpurgis, Irminden, […]
Candlemark & Gleam continues its mission of discovering talented new voices. We are delighted to announce that yet another explorer has joined the crew of our intrepid starship: Robin Shortt has come on board with his novel Wellside, a tour de force of subgenre fusion that just cries out to become an immersive movie directed […]
The launch day of To Shape the Dark is approaching fast, and the trumpet fanfares have started! First there’s the enthusiastic review of the anthology at Analog by Don Sakers. Excerpts: “Most of all, these stories make the reader think. They challenge us to question some cherished conventions of the field (the lone scientist removed […]
Hapless human detective Nick Moss is back this October in Fifty Feet of Trouble…
After a small hiatus to take care of the transition to new ownership, we’re going back to capturing promising comets that cross our starship’s bow. Although a significant portion of our future publications will come from referral and invitation, we are always open to feral talent. We already announced one new acquisition, Lise Breakey’s Unraveling […]
Candlemark & Gleam is known for finding exciting new voices. We are delighted to announce that a new member has joined the crew of our intrepid starship: Lise Breakey has come on board with her novel Unraveling Timelines, which Athena calls (in Hollywood pitch-memo-speak) “The X-Wo/Men Meet Underworld”. Lise started out writing fantasy role-playing game […]
Award-winning author and editor Catherine Lundoff had questions for the new helm of Candlemark & Gleam. The answers to her questions can be found here. Excerpt: My own taste is eclectic, flexible and unibrow and I will freely confess a weakness for evolved space opera. I want to see nuanced swashbuckling, works whose universes, societies […]
Ann and Jeff VanderMeer generously offered to include The Other Half of the Sky in a StoryBundle. Curated by Ann, The VanderMeer Mix Tape runs till December 31 and makes an ideal gift for bibliovores who love eclectic speculative literature. Beyond our own contribution, this toothsome package contains works that cannot be obtained in e-book […]
Athena Andreadis has officially acquired Candlemark & Gleam.
A special Hallowe’en story from Justin Robinson!