‘The epics have always been in fashion,’ publisher Chiki Sarkar says in the ongoing discussion around India and its love for Old World fantasy.
Is the ‘perennial cachet’ in fantasy fiction so strong for booksellers in India that ‘writers are told by publishers to base their stories around the time of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata’?
In the long-running tension between pure entertainment and meaningful science-fiction and fantasy, anthologist John Joseph Adams says, ‘We can have both. It just takes more work.’
PAN is a newly founded network for German fantasy authors, aiming to unite its members and to give them a voice within the German literary community.
Publisher Bragelonne has found extraordinary success selling what others in France might deign to be untouchable, including fantasy, romance, and ebooks.
Suvudu, Random House’s online destination for science fiction and fantasy fans, launched Suvudu Universe, an online community for SF and fantasy bloggers.
Porter Anderson’s recap of publishing buzz eviscerates AWP’s poor leadership, covers SFWA’s battle with Random’s new contracts, Richard Nash’s defense of literature and more.
Science fiction and fantasy publisher Angry Robot, part of the Osprey Group, is the creation of one man and many minds working in tandem across the UK and the Atlantic.
Michael Moorcock, grand master of the fantasy genre, has fallen in and out of favor and print. Publisher Victor Gollancz is banking on a digital revival.
Silvia Hartmann is writing her new novel The Dragon Lords on a publicly accessible Google Doc, allowing readers to watch and comment.
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