— Stephanie Ray Glass (@stephanierayg) October 31, 2016
Actor Stephanie Ray Glass just upgraded her already astonishing unintentional Craft Sequence cosplay into an intentional Halloween costume. That and more, today in the world of publishing!
- While you’re eating your leftover candy, prolong Halloween with A.M. Homes’ reading of Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales read by Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone.
- The University of Maine in Orono has established the Stephen E. King Chair in Literature, supporting a faculty position that honors King’s “substantial body of work and creative impact.”
- The Speculative Literature Foundation has awarded the 2016 Diverse Worlds and Diverse Writers Grants.
- Baltimore, MD, will be the site of World Fantasy Con 2018.
- Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has written a thriller for adults, The Chemist:
- The real reason not to give Frankenstein’s monster a mate? Their offspring would have wiped out the human race in mere millennia.
- Artist Angela R. Sasser analyzes Tran Nguyen’s Kushiel’s Dart cover from Subterranean Press.
- A fan of speculative fiction novellas? There’s a subreddit for that!
- LEGO pop-up books? Our inner child LEGO nerd and book nerd are having a party: