Posts by Defying Doomsday


John Chu recently wrote a great blog post about why the stories that will be told in Defying Doomsday are important. Here is a snippet: “Normally, this is where I write about why we need this anthology. I’m not a big fan, though, of the idea of some anthology themes need to be justified while others we simply accept. I mean… I can point out that we are used to reading disabled characters where their disability is their sole...

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We are very excited to announce that Robert Hoge will be writing the introduction to Defying Doomsday! About Robert Hoge: Robert Hoge has worked as a journalist, a speechwriter, a science communicator for the CSIRO and a political advisor to the former Queensland Premier and Deputy Premier. He has had numerous short stories, articles, interviews and other works published in Australia and overseas. He also enjoys photography, and is...

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We have already acquired some fantastic stories for Defying Doomsday and today we’re shining the spotlight on author Corinne Duyvis! About Corinne Duyvis: A lifelong Amsterdammer, Corinne Duyvis spends her days writing speculative young adult and middle grade novels. She enjoys brutal martial arts and gets her geek on whenever possible. Otherbound, her YA fantasy debut, released from Amulet Books/ABRAMS in the summer of 2014....

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We have already acquired some fantastic stories for Defying Doomsday and today we’re shining the spotlight on author Janet Edwards! About Janet Edwards: Janet Edwards lives in England. As a child, she read everything she could get her hands on, including a huge amount of science fiction and fantasy. She studied Maths at Oxford, and went on to suffer years of writing unbearably complicated technical documents before deciding to...

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Today we are excited to be able to announce that we are going to have a story from Seanan McGuire in Defying Doomsday!   About Seanan McGuire: Seanan was the winner of the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and her novel Feed (as Mira Grant) was named as one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2010. In 2013 she became the first person ever to appear five times on the same Hugo Ballot. Her Newsflesh series,...

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