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  The Weird: It’s Weird...
    and You’ll Like It!

  Mysterious Ashes

  Bending Genre, Bending Gender

 Information Versus Ignorance

  The Case for Genre

  Me First

  YA Sweepstakes

  A Dog's Journey Sweepstakes

  More Stories

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The WeirdThe Weird: It’s Weird... and You’ll Like It!

By Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

Our latest book is The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories, out from Tor this month, and itís the only anthology weíve ever edited that literally almost killed us.

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Dark MagicMysterious Ashes

By James Swain

A magic trick as old as time from national best-selling author (and magician) James Swain.

The Trick: This trick was first performed by fakirs on the streets of Bombay. It looks like a miracle and will make your audiences think you’ve gone over to the dark side.

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Blue MagicBending Genre, Bending Gender

By A. M. Dellamonica

Sometimes speculative fiction can tell you who you are. In 1996, Circlet Press and editor Cecilia Tan brought out Genderflex: Sexy Stories on the Edge and In Between.

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The Battle of Blood and InkInformation Versus Ignorance

Written by Jared Axelrod, illustrated by Steve Walker

With The Battle of Blood and Ink, Steve Walker and I wanted to create a book with a strong sense of place. A story with a setting just off-kilter enough that the reader would require a guidebook to help them through the story. Also, we wanted rayguns.

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The Gift of Fire / On the Head of a PinThe Case for Genre

By Walter Mosley

In my opinion science fiction and fantasy writing has the potential to be the most intelligent, spiritual, inventive, and the most challenging of all literary writing. A good book of alternative reality creates an entire world, a skin that one can walk into and inhabit just as surely as we might walk out on the street in front our home.

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Ninja WeeniesMe First

By David Lubar

As one of the few writers fortunate enough to have published a large body of short stories for young readers, I suspect many kids might have their first encounter with short genre fiction by way of my books. This presents me with both opportunities and responsibilities.

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  Patrick Rothfuss interviews Mary Robinette Kowal.

  NPR calls Immobility the book Brian Evenson was "born to write."

  Elspeth Cooper talks about disability in fantasy.

  Excited about the Ender's Game movie? Check out the tumblr.

  Richard Matheson's I Am Legend has been named the Vampire Novel of the Century by the 2011 Bram Stoker Awards.

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