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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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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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Lovecraft Country reviewed in the NYT

Lovecraft Country got a brief but positive review in yesterday’s New York Times: “Ruff has great fun pitting mid-20th-­century horror and sci-fi clichés against the banal and ever-present bigotry of the era.” Victor LaValle’s similarly themed The Ballad of Black … Continue reading

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Monday notes, with bonus tentacles

* Despite the rain, we had nice turnout for Friday’s event at University Book Store. For those of you who missed it, I left behind a stack of signed books, and a video of the reading and Q&A should be … Continue reading

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Tomorrow night at University Book Store

A reminder that I’ll be reading and signing books tomorrow night at the University Book Store, starting at 7 PM. This will be my last public Seattle-area event for the current book tour, so if you’ve been wanting to catch … Continue reading

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Thursday night at Queen Anne Book Company

My next event for Lovecraft Country will be a reading followed by Q&A and book signing at the Queen Anne Book Company this Thursday night, starting at 7 PM. Some other quick notes: * Over the weekend I signed books … Continue reading

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In five days

Lovecraft Country goes on sale next Tuesday. Six books into my career you’d think I’d be jaded about this stuff, but in fact I’m excited enough that it’s been difficult to focus lately. So here are some quick notes: * … Continue reading

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The latest

Sorry things have been quiet on the blog lately, but I’ve been putting the finishing touches on a new P.S. section—think literary equivalent of DVD extras—for the trade paperback edition of The Mirage. Some news: * I recently did an … Continue reading

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SF Chronicle reviews The Mirage

Home, happy but exhausted, from the L.A. Times Festival of Books. I’ll have a report on my adventures there shortly, but in the meantime, while I was away, the San Francisco Chronicle weighed in on The Mirage: The Mirage is … Continue reading

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Two—no, three!—new Mirage reviews

Over the weekend, the New York Times finally weighed in on The Mirage. It’s not the rave I was hoping for, and my secret wish that they’d tap Salman Rushdie to write it didn’t come true either, but they did … Continue reading

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