I’m going to Boskone! Thanks to the readers who pointed out that my books – the Blackie & Care series, especially – count as speculative fiction, what with the magical cats, dystopian/futuristic worlds, and all,
I’ve reached out to the organizers of this science fiction convention and they’ve selected me to be a program participant. Not sure what role I’ll be playing, but look for me here Feb. 15–17! For years, other writers, gamers, and fans who’ve raved about this local (Boston) con to me, so I am thrilled beyond belief!
I am over the moon about this Publishers Weekly review for my Dec. 11 cat cozy, A Spell of Murder:
Finally! We can share the news! Nasty Woman Press is being launched with an anthology to benefit Planned Parenthood, and I am so proud to be part of it! I’ll tell you more about my story in time, but in the meantime, here’s the announcement – and partial list of contributors! – from our founder, Kelli Stanley:
Ready for some good news? Our non-profit press has been two years in the making, folks, but NASTY WOMAN PRESS will be publishing our first anthology next year.
While we’re still fine-tuning the pub date, today I CAN reveal some of the amazing talent contributing to the project. We’ve got a few surprise contributors up our sleeves, too, and we’ll be announcing them over the next few weeks/months. 🙂
The NWP anthologies are true anthologies–a mixture of fiction (multiple genres), essays, memoirs, interviews, conversations, and journalism. Profits for our debut book go directly to Planned Parenthood.
Our soon-to-be-titled Book #1 is edited by legendary author and human being extraordinaire, Heather Graham Pozzessere, who is also contributing a story. Valerie Plame is penning the foreward.
And, in random order, here’s a peek at the lineup of contributors and participants: Jacqueline Winspear, Dana Cameron, Catriona McPherson, SJ Rozan, Eric Beetner, Brett Battles, Kate Thornton, Travis Richardson, Kathryn Wadsworth, Holly West, James L’Etoile, Danny Gardner, David Corbett, Wendy Corsi Staub, Jamie Freveletti, Jess Lourey, Art Taylor, Cara Black, Rhys Bowen, Sandi Ault, Clea Simon, Linda L. Richards, Toni L.P. Kelner ,Joe Clifford, Seanan McGuire, Ann Abel, Libby Fischer Hellmann, Josh Stallings, Angel Luis Colon, Maria Alexander, Joshua Corin, Christina Hoag, McKenna Jordan, Reece Hirsch, Sarah Byrne, Robin Stuart, George Fong, Sara J. Henry, Rachel Howzell Hall, Renee Pickup, Bill Petrocelli, Alexandra Sokoloff and yours truly.
And, as I said … more announcements to come. We’re doing all we can to make 2019 the year of the “nasty woman.” 🙂
I’ll be on the FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS in CRIME FICTION panel Sunday at 9 a.m. but grab me for a chat anywhere! See you there! https://www.bouchercon2018.com