Besides anthologies and collections The Alchemy Press has been honoured to publish the following titles. Click on the images for further information on each title.
Last weekend at FantasyCon in Nottingham the winners of the British Fantasy Society awards were announced. Although we didn’t win the Best Independent Press category, we are delighted to have been short listed. The winner was Fox Spirit Books — many congratulations go to them!
The above photo shows our output from 2014. From the top left clockwise: Merry-Go-Round, Kneeling in the Silver Light, The Alchemy Press Book of Urban Mythic 2, Touchstones, Nick Nightmare Investigates (which did win for Best Collection!), The Alchemy Press Book of Pulp heroes 3, Tell No Lies and again (the hardcover this time) Merry-Go-Round.
Alchemy Press titles are available online from Amazon and other dealers. But if you are keen to avoid Amazon and its associated companies take a look at Wordery, a UK book seller. As you can see via this link, they have a nice array of our titles all ready to purchase. (Note, the site muddles up Alchemy Press titles along with similarly named imprints.)
Here we are, coming up to the end of July and as always it is all systems go here at Alchemy Manor. First up is the short list for the British Fantasy Society Awards, which were announced this week. We are tickled pink to see the Alchemy Press nominated in no less than four categories, namely:
Also, Alchemy editors Jan Edwards and Jenny Barber are pleased so see short-listed for Best Short Story ‘A Change of Heart’ by Gaie Sebold, from their Wicked Women anthology, edited for Fox Spirit.
Touchstones: Essays on the Fantastic by John Howard is essential reading if you want to learn more about the genre’s roots. Click on the link to discover more.
“In all there are twenty-two essays, every one of ‘em readable and informative thanks to Howard’s winning combination of clarity, enthusiasm, and erudition” and Touchstones has something for everyone who is interested in the highways and byways of weird fiction.” – Supernatural Tales
It’s already February in a cold and snowy Staffordshire Moorlands, but are we hibernating? We are not!
First and foremost, a reminder for those of you have may have missed it in the Christmas rush: we have for your delectation and delight a collection of short fiction from a master of the form. Tell No Lies by John Grant is a fabulous volume of twelve stories to thrill you and chill you and to take you on journeys of the fantastic!
Review copies are still available in the e-format of choice.
Here’s a reminder of last year’s output from The Alchemy Press. Click on the titles for further details:
And keep an eye peeled for this year’s titles.
Good morning/ afternoon /evening (delete as applicable). It’s Christmas Eve and the time of year to look back on our achievements and, of course, to anticipate the things to come. We know you are all very busy at this moment, making mince pies, wrapping presents, decorating the tree, buying last-minute gifts, so we’re keeping this Newsletter brief.
Firstly our big news for the day! We have a brand new collection just off the press from the talented Mr John Grant — Tell No Lies: