News from this week's Communiqué
Both Kij Johnson's At the Mouth of the River of Bees and Ursula K. Le Guin's The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories, volumes one and two, have been named finalists for the 2013 Locus Awards in the collections category. Hosted by the Locus Science Fiction Foundation, the Locus Awards highlight the very best in science fiction and fantasy each year.
At the Mouth of the River of Bees: Stories
Kij Johnson | Small Beer Press | 09/25/2012 | 9781931520805 | $16.00 | Trade Paper | eBook available
The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories Volume One: Where on Earth
Ursula K. Le Guin | Small Beer Press | 11/27/2012 | 9781618730343 | $24.00 | Trade Cloth | eBook available
The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories Volume Two: Outer Space, Inner Lands
Ursula K. Le Guin | Small Beer Press | 11/27/2012 | 9781618730350 | $24.00 | Trade Cloth | eBook available
Jim Harrison's Songs of Unreason was named a 2013 Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards Finalist in Poetry. The Booksellers Choice Awards come from bookseller nominations and are voted on by booksellers. The award-winning authors will be celebrated at the Heartland Fall Forum in October.
Songs of Unreason
Jim Harrison | Copper Canyon Press | 09/10/2013 | 9781556593901 | $17.00 | Trade Paper | Trade Cloth and eBook available
Jane Mai's Sunday in the Park with Boys has been included in the inaugural MoCCA Arts Festival Awards of Excellence exhibition. This award recognizes the most outstanding work on view at the MoCCA Arts Festival which took place April 6–7, 2013. Presented by Society of Illustrators, the MoCCA Arts Festival Awards Winners were chosen by a jury of professionals in the comic book industry.
Sunday in the Park with Boys
Jane Mai | Koyama Press | 11/10/2012 | 9780987963055 | $10.00 | Trade Paper
Nick Healy's debut collection of short stories, It Takes You Over, has placed as a finalist in three literary competitions this year, after winning the New Rivers Press' Many Voices Project prize in 2011. Healy was a finalist for the 2013 Minnesota Book Awards in Novel & Short Story. He tied for second place, along with Marjorie Celona for Y (Free Press), in the Friends of American Writers Competition. And he is a finalist for the 2013 Midwest Book Awards in Fiction: Short Story/Anthology. The winners of the 2013 Midwest Book Awards will announced May 8.
It Takes You Over
Nick Healy | New Rivers Press | 10/02/2012 | 9780898232639 | $14.95 | Trade Paper