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Byzantium in Speculative Fiction

On August 4-6, there will be a conference at Uppsala University titled “Reception Histories of the Future: Byzantinisms, Speculative Fiction and the Literary Heritage of Medieval Empire” organized by Dr. AnnaLinden Weller (you can see the program here). Dr. Weller invited me to contribute, so I’ll be giving a talk by proxy that is a […]

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Launch of The Reckless

“It ain’t all buttons and charts, little albatross. You know what the first rule of flying is?” — Mal Reynolds, captain of the Firefly-class starship Serenity ****** Around last year’s winter solstice, I mentioned that in 2017 Candlemark & Gleam would launch an imprint of novelette/novella-length digital works. Those checking the submission guidelines must have […]

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To Shape the Dark: Liner Notes, Part 2

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 […]

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To Shape the Dark: Liner Notes, Part 1

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 […]

Candlemark & Gleam Works Get Starred Reviews in Publishers Weekly

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 […]

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The Ever-Starry Works

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 […]

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Launch Day: To Shape the Dark

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, […]