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Author Reuben Miles answers kids’ questions

The Boy Who Spoke to Stars has been selected as a teaching text at the British council school in Taiwan. We’re very pleased for Reuben and for the kids. It’s a fun book for older middle graders and up. Check out Reuben’s responses to the questions below. The kids sent Reuben a list of questions […]

Haiku the Times: And the winners are…

Many thanks to all the participants. We were very impressed by the genuine feeling of all the haiku submitted. Here are our favorites and the reasoning behind our decisions. LILY sea brings back to shore boy bloated like closed lily life never unfurled by Samuel Son Samuel’s poem made us think of regugee children recently […]

Haiku the Times: First Round

We had so many great entries, it’s really challenging to narrow them down, so we’ve started by selecting a group of our favorites. We’ll choose the final winners from this group. You have not made this easy on us at all. But here are the first round selection. You will notice that a few of […]

Haiku the Times: The Entries

A couple of weeks ago we decided to hold a contest in which people wrote haikus (typically poems of three lines, 17 syllables in three lines of 5, 7, and 5) about what’s going on in the world today. We were overwhelmed at the response and decided that we should post the submissions before we […]

Haiku the Times Contest

Writers are usually paid by the word, but what if a brief was to write just syllables? In today’s time demanding world, maybe that’s just what we need, eh? So for this contest, we ask you to write a haiku about the state of the world or any aspect of it. What’s a Haiku Again? […]

Haunted Futures Launch Day Event

Tuesday, 2 May, 2 pm British Time to 11 pm British time (with breaks) That’s 9 am EST to 6 pm EST. Other time zones require math. Watch it live right here. With guests and giveaways, anything could happen. Yep, pretty much anything. Buy the book here Haunted Futures (US) (UK)

Haunted Futures: Jeff Noon

  Jeff Noon’s first book Vurt was published by a small press before winning the 1994 Arthur C. Clarke Award. Jeff Noon’s latest book, A Man of Shadows, will be out in August from Angry Robot. We talked about his unique approach to story telling and his Haunted Futures story, “Mercury Teardrops”. Read Jeff’s story […]

Haunted Futures: Tricia Sullivan

Tricia Sullivan immigrated from the New Jersey to the UK in 1995. We talked about her books, creativity, and what it’s like to become at home in a new country. nbsp; Find Tricia’s story, “The Psychometry of Tuvan Currency” in Haunted Futures (US) (UK) Occupy Me [Gollancz] (US)¬† (UK)

Haunted Futures: SL Huang

SL Huang talked to us from Japan where she’s taking a break from her job as a film industry weapons expert to study Japanese. Publishers Weekly called her Haunted Futures story “Split Shadow” outstanding, and we agree.   Read SL’s story “Split Shadow” in ¬†Haunted Futures (US) (UK)

Haunted Futures: Alex Acks

If you’ve read Alex Acks’s superb “Comfort Food” in Haunted Futures or their new novel Hunger Makes the Wolf, you’ll be as thrilled as we were to get to hear directly from the author. If you haven’t read their work, there’s no time like the present. Haunted Futures (US) (UK) Hunger Makes the Wolf [Angry […]