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The Seers’ Table February 2021

The Seers Table

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

Theresa Derwin recommends:

Azaaa Davis is an International Bestselling American author of urban fantasy and paranormal romance novels.

She fell in love with reading as a high school freshman and continues to read, write, and draw today. Her background in social work helps her portray realistic characters in otherworldly—and sometimes terrifying—situations. A New York native, Azaaa currently lives in New Hampshire (USA) with her husband and daughters.

Azaaa is working diligently to finish writing more fantasy novels while raising her daughters. Thank you for showing an

The Seers’ Table January 2021

The Seers Table!

December 30, 2020 by HWAWeb

The Seers Table

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

Linda Addison Recommends:

Hailey Piper writes horror and dark fantasy, and is a member of the HWA. She is the author of The Worm and His Kings, The Possession of Natalie Glasgow, Benny Rose, The Cannibal King, and others. Her short fiction appears in publications such as Daily Science Fiction, The Arcanist, Flash Fiction Online, Year’s Best Hardcore Horror, Tales to Terrify, Blood Bath Literary Zine, and many more. She lives with her …

The Seers’ Table December 2020

The Seers Table

Linda D. Addison, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) from the menu item “Diverse Works” on the top of the HWA’s main page.

Kate Maruyama introduces:

Grace Chan is a speculative fiction writer and doctor. Her family migrated from Malaysia to Australia where she grew up. She writes near-future science fiction about medical technology, far-future space escapades to strange worlds, and psychological horror where the real and the unconscious blend together.

Her short fiction can be found in Clarkesworld, Black Cranes, Going Down Swinging

The Seers’ Table November 2020

The Seers Table!

October 30, 2020 by HWAWeb

The Seers Table

Kate Maruyama, member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Committee

So many of our local bookstores are hurting during these times. If you give books at Christmas, might I suggest spreading out your purchases over time (I do this so our budget in December doesn’t get crushed) and over local bookstores. Most ship or have curbside pickup. Or, to support indie bookstores at large from your home, Bookshop.org functions like Amazon, but works through indie bookstores.

Here are some awesome titles to start with!

Theresa Derwin recommends:

Nikki Woolfolk. I first found …

The Seers’ Table October 2020

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

So many of us are stuck inside this Halloween, so we’re excited for this full list of fabulous titles from our Seers’ Table this month. From new anthologies to recognizing a great who left us too soon, browse below for reading to get you through a gloomy October.

Tish Booker recommends:

Meet Alledria Hurt, a writer of the macabre from Pennsylvania now enjoying the warmth of sunny Georgia. She is the author of numerous short stories, novellas and novels from the Black perspective. She has three upcoming projects, including a …

The Seers’ Table September 2020

The Seers’ Table!

The Seers Table

Linda D. Addison, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) from the menu item “Diverse Works’ on the top of HWA main page.

Kate Maruyama introduces:

Hugo award-winner Sarah Gailey is an internationally published writer of fiction and nonfiction. Their nonfiction has been published by Mashable and the Boston Globe, and they are a regular contributor for Tor.com and Barnes & Noble. Their most recent fiction credits include Fireside FictionTor.com, and The Atlantic.

The Seers’ Table August 2020

The Seers Table

Linda D. Addison, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) from the menu item “Diverse Works’ on the top of HWA main page.

Janet Holden introduces:

Jess Kidd was brought up in London as part of a large family from county Mayo and has been praised for her unique fictional voice. Her debut, Himself, was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards in 2016. She won the Costa Short Story Award the same year. Her second novel, The Hoarder (published as Mr. Flood’s Last Resort in the …

The Seers’ Table July 2020

Linda D. Addison, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) from the new menu item “Diverse Works” on the top of HWA main page.

Kate Maruyama introduces:

Brit Brinson is a twenty-something aspiring author of young adult literature from Ohio. She is a graduate of the Unsinkable Albany State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Brit started writing as soon as she could hold a pencil and hasn’t stopped since. She lives for all things horror, paranormal, and sci-fi and may even be a …

The Seers’ Table June 2020

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

Ready to head into Summer Reading? This month’s Seers’ Table has some suggestions!

Linda Addison recommends:

LaShawn M. Wanak lives in Wisconsin with her husband and son. Her works have been published in Fireside MagazineFIYAH, and many others. She is the editor of GigaNotoSaurus and reviews books for Lightspeed Magazine. Writing stories keeps her sane. Also, pie.

Author photo by Al Bogdan at Confusion 2020.

Her story, “Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Memphis Minnie Sing the Stumps Down Good,” was published in Apex Magazine, Issue 120, and …

The Seers’ Table May 2020

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

Kate Maruyama here doing what Linda has affectionately named “The Gathering” for The Seers’ Table this month. We have a bit more time on our hands for reading, and I’m excited to present this month’s recommendations from our group.

We hope you are staying safe and reading and writing tons.

Linda Addison Recommends:

Cindy O’Quinn is an Appalachian writer who grew up in the mountains of West Virginia. Cindy is the author of the novel, Dark Cloud on Naked Creek, and the dark poetry collection, Return to Graveyard Dust. …

The Seers’ Table April 2020

Linda D. Addison, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

April contains National Grilled Cheese Day; enjoy some new authors with your sandwich.

Linda Addison introduces:

Violette L. Meier is a supernatural fiction, fantasy, and sci-fi writer. She is also a poet, folk artist, and spiritual revolutionary. The great-granddaughter of a dream interpreter, Violette is a lover of all things supernatural and loves to write paranormal, fantasy, and horror. She is always working on something new and is the author of five novels, two short story collections, two children’s books, two volumes of poetry, and a book of inspirational quotes.…

The Seers’ Table March 2020

Linda D. Addison, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

March contains Extraterrestrial Abductions Day, a good day to stay in and discover some new authors.

Theresa Derwin introduces:

Suyi Davies Okungbowa is a Nigerian author of fantasy, science fiction, and horror inspired by his West-African origins. He has a great track record of short stories in various markets including Tor.com, Lightspeed, Nightmare, Strange Horizons, Fireside, Podcastle, The Dark, and anthologies like Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, A World of Horror (Dark Moon Books, 2018), and People of Colour

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