To Shape the Dark, the younger sibling of The Other Half of the Sky, focusing on women scientists doing science not-as-usual, has become as widely acclaimed as its illustrious predecessor: among other recognitions, it won a starred review in Publishers Weekly, two of its stories have been selected by Gardner Dozois for his Year’s Best […]
To Shape the Dark, the younger sibling of The Other Half of the Sky, focusing on women scientists doing science not-as-usual, has become as widely acclaimed as its illustrious predecessor: among other recognitions, it won a starred review in Publishers Weekly, and two of its stories have been selected by Gardner Dozois for his Year’s […]
Everyone talks about “the sophomore slump” but Candlemark & Gleam contributors apparently didn’t receive this particular memo. Two sophomore Candlemark works received starred Publishers Weekly reviews in 2016: Drakon (A. M. Tuomala’s second standalone novel after her highly acclaimed Erekos, the first work to be published by Candlemark), and To Shape the Dark (Athena […]
To Shape the Dark is a finalist for the Independent Publishers of New England Book Award (given out in about two weeks). Need I say I’m thrilled? Who knows, maybe our luck will hold to the end of this event-thread!
As Candlemark & Gleam readers know, we just launched To Shape the Dark, a sibling to The Other Half of the Sky, with original SF stories focusing on women scientists. The duo now carries the collective name Feral Astrogators, with the possibility of a future third sibling. To celebrate this, genre guru E. P. Beaumont […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.