The star of the danmei wuxia television series ‘Word of Honor’ has catapulted a volume of Neil Gaiman stories onto the Chinese bestseller lists.
Intended ‘to expand the boundaries of well-known series,’ a new publishing company called Perilous Worlds heads for Frankfurter Buchmesse with game-designing authors on tap and some high-visibility fantasy brands to work with.
With plans for multiplatform development to follow, the allegorical fantasy writings of Italian author Roberto Ricci are coming first to television.
‘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.
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