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The Night Ocean

Paul La Farge’s novel The Night Ocean was published this week, and I had the pleasure of interviewing him for the Los Angeles Review of Books. You can read our conversation here. The Night Ocean takes its title from a … Continue reading

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Final round, Goodreads Choice Awards

Lovecraft Country has made it into the third and final round of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards. Thanks to everyone who voted so far! If you’d like to cast a final ballot, you can do so here. Voting is open … Continue reading

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Round 2 of the Goodreads Choice Awards

Lovecraft Country has made it into the semifinal round of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards. If this week hasn’t left you completely soured on the concept of elections, you can cast your vote here. Voting is open through Sunday, November … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Country is a Goodreads Choice Award nominee

Lovecraft Country has been nominated for the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, in the horror category. The first round of voting is open now through November 6th. You can cast your vote here. In related news: * Reason magazine published a … Continue reading

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#slatepitches

For those of you seeking a distraction from the election coverage, Slate Book Review just posted “The Funniest Living Writers Choose the Funniest Books in the World.” It’s a literary daisy chain: They asked Maria Semple, whose novel Today Will … Continue reading

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Everfair

My friend Nisi Shawl’s amazing new novel Everfair arrives in bookstores today. It’s a steampunk novel set in an alternate history where Congolese natives and their allies use steam-powered dirigibles (“aircanoes”) to fight back against the Belgian soldiers of King … Continue reading

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In which I cast my shadow over an Innsmouth Porter

Last Saturday I was in Bremerton for a reading and signing sponsored by the Kitsap Regional Library. The Library has been experimenting with unusual event venues, and they picked a great one for me: the LoveCraft Brewing Company, a recently … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: Speculative Fiction Panel at the UW Bookstore

Tomorrow is Independent Bookstore Day, and to help celebrate, I’ll be appearing on a Speculative Fiction Panel at the University Book Store, along with authors Greg Bear, Robin Hobb, and Elliott Kay. The panel starts at 6:30 PM; feel free … Continue reading

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At Emerald City Comicon this Friday

If you are attending Emerald City Comicon in Seattle this Friday, I’ll be signing copies of Lovecraft Country at the University Book Store booth (booth #5100, on level 6) from 11 AM to noon. In other news: * The first … Continue reading

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Talking with Victor LaValle about Lovecraft

The same day Lovecraft Country first appeared in book stores, Tor.com Books published Victor LaValle’s The Ballad of Black Tom, which takes H.P. Lovecraft’s short story “The Horror at Red Hook” and retells it from the point of view of … Continue reading

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