Tyrannia and Other Renditions Alan DeNiro
In these 11 stories—and the weird spaces in between—people of all kinds struggle to free themselves from conventions and constraints both personal and political. Places ranging from the farthest reaches of outer… More
Horse of a Different Color Howard Waldrop
November 2013 · 9781618730732 · trade cloth and ebook Howard Waldrop’s stories are keys to the secret world of the stories behind the stories . . . or perhaps stories between the…
Spider in a Tree Susan Stinson
“Stinson restores personhood and complexity to figures who have shriveled into caricature. . . . the payoff is not just the recovered history but the beautifully evoked sense of lives lived under the eye, not only … More
Cry Murder! in a Small Voice Preorder Greer Gilman
September 2013. A new chapbook from Greer Gilman.
Ben Jonson, playwright, poet, satirist . . . detective?
Someone is murdering boy players and Jonson, in the way that only Greer Gilman could write him—”Fie,… More
The Poison Oracle Peter Dickinson
“I think Peter Dickinson is hands down the best stylist as a writer and the most interesting storyteller in my genre.” —Sara Paretsky, author of Breakdown “Dickinson’s crime novel…
North American Lake Monsters: Stories Preorder Nathan Ballingrud
July 2013 · trade cloth · 9781618730596 | trade paper · 9781618730602 | ebook · 9781618730619
These are love stories. And also monster stories. Sometimes these are monsters in their traditional guises,… More
Death of a Unicorn Peter Dickinson
…and duty, and above all, love. Death of a Unicorn is the first in a series of reprints of Peter Dickinson’s mysteries from Small Beer Press. This classic British mystery will win…
Fire Logic Laurie J. Marks
The martial Sainnites have occupied Shaftal for fifteen years. Every year the cost of resistance rises. Emil, an officer and scholar; Zanja, a diplomat and last survivor of her people; and Karis, a metalsmith, half-blood… More
A Stranger in Olondria Sofia Samatar
“It’s the rare first novel with no unnecessary parts – and, in terms of its elegant language, its sharp insights into believable characters, and its almost revelatory focus on the value and meaning of language… More
Questionable Practices Preorder Eileen Gunn
Stories from Eileen Gunn are always a cause for celebration. Where will she lead us? “Up the Fire Road” to a slightly alternate world. Into steampunk’s heart. Never where we might expect.
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 30 Preorder Kelly Link et al.
With the thirtieth issue, LCRW—(maybe? probably? perhaps, for now?) the only zine named after Winston Churchill’s mother—changes everything. We turn blue into tree. We make electricity solid. We publish… More
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 29 Kelly Link et al.
8.5 x 7 · 60pp in print · September 2013 · Issue 29 · Paper edition available from Small Beer Press.
The new issue of our Occasional Outburst, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet (#29! how many times will we … More
The Seventh Raven Dickinson Peter
Too old to take part in the annual children’s opera, seventeen-year-old Doll Jacobs makes a place for herself as a junior member of the “opera mafia” who run the show. There are always exactly one … More
Was: a novel Geoff Ryman
“A mythic meditation on the enduring power of fantasy and art and on the loss of innocence, both the innocence of childhood lost to the cruel realities of the grown-up world and the innocence of a nation lost to the cruelties of history.”
—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet No. 28 Kelly Link et al.
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet (a self-titled Occasional Outburst) returns either incredibly late for 2012 or incredibly early for 2014.
The latest issue of LCRW features magic, killing curses, broken lands… More
“She is the reigning queen of…but immediately we come to a difficulty, for what is the fitting name of her kingdom? Or, in view of her abiding concern with the ambiguities of gender, her queendom, or perhaps—considering… More