ChiZine party at WorldCon Montreal next week

Brett from ChiZine publishing sez,

We're launching FIVE books at WorldCon in Montreal this August.

* The Tel Aviv Dossier by Lavie Tidhar & Nir Yaniv
* The Choir Boats by Daniel A. Rabuzzi
* Objects of Worship by Claude Lalumiere
* Monstrous Affections by David Nickle
* The World More Full of Weeping by Robert J.

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Small sf press rallies despite recession

Brett from the independent sf publisher ChiZine sez,

While many other publishers, big and small, have been firing people and putting acquisition freezes on their lists, we at ChiZine Publications have been trying to push our business to the wall and make a real go of it.

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Rudy Rucker's science fiction webzine Flurb #5 is out

Issue 5 of Flurb, Rudy Rucker's wonderful, bizarre science fiction ezine, is out. Here's Rudy's description: "This issue features a Beat SF story of Rudy Rucker's in the form of letters from William Burroughs in Tangiers, excerpts of John Shirley's lost cyberpunk novel Black Glass, Terry Bisson's hilarious anti-mundane story 'Captain Ordinary,' a Lovecraftian novella by Lavie Tidhar, and some amazing pieces by new SF writers."… Read the rest