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The Seers’ Table January 2023

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

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) by going to the HWA main page and selection menu item “Our Blogs / Diverse Works.”

Rob Costello recommends:

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Lamar Giles is the author of a wide range of books for young readers, as well as a founding member of We Need Diverse Books, which advocates for essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.

He is a two-time …

The Seers’ Table December 2022

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

Linda Addison introduces:

Beatrice Winifred Iker (eye-kerr) grew up in the picturesque (and undoubtedly haunted) valley of the Great Smoky Mountains. As a child, they spent an incalculable time in their grandmother’s living room staring at the unending ridges and peaks; eventually, they decided to write about this bewitching place.

A great passion of theirs is genealogy and ancestry. As a result, much of their writing lives in the southern gothic genre, where they grapple with the American South’s history, which is both terrifying and entrancing. Their stories feature characters and …

The Seers’ Table November 2022

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

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) by going to the HWA main page and selection menu item “Our Blogs / Diverse Works.”

Tish Booker recommends:

A.P. Thayer is a master of the short form of writing. He is a queer Mexican-American writer out of Los Angeles who dabbles in different genres and is adept at all of them. Speculative fiction, magical realism, and outright horror are all genres attached to his writing and all can apply since he

The Seers’ Table October 2022

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Committee

Halloween is the hardest working time for horror writers, but it’s also the most exciting. We have some good reading for you this month! Hope you all enjoy the HWA’s favorite holiday.

Rob Costello introduces:

Ross Showalter (he/him) is a Deaf queer writer based in the Pacific Northwest. His short stories, personal essays, and critical pieces have been published in The New York TimesElectric LiteratureThe RumpusCatapultLiterary HubStrange HorizonsCRAFTBlack Warrior Review, and elsewhere. His work has been …

The Seers’ Table September 2022

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

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) by going to the HWA main page and selection menu item “Our Blogs / Diverse Works.”

Lauren Salerno recommends:

Julia Armfield is the author of the story collection salt slow and the novel Our Wives Under the Sea. Her work has been published in GrantaLighthouseAnalog MagazineNeon Magazine, and Best British Short Stories. She is the winner of the White Review Short Story Prize and a Pushcart Prize, and …

The Seers’ Table August 2022

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

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) by going to the HWA main page and selecting the menu item “Our Blogs / Diverse Works”.

Linda D. Addison recommends:

Tori Eldridge is the national bestselling author of the newly-released dark fiction, Dance Among the Flames, and the Lily Wong mystery thriller series—The Ninja DaughterThe Ninja’s Blade, and The Ninja Betrayed—nominated for the Anthony, Lefty, and Macavity Awards and winner of the 2021 Crimson Scribe Award for Best Book of …

The Seers’ Table July 2022

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

You can see any of The Seers’ Table posts since inception (March 2016) by going to the HWA main page and selection menu item “Our Blogs / Diverse Works”.

Lauren Candia recommends:

Marytza K. Rubio has an MFA in creative writing: Latin America and was a Bread Loaf scholar. She is the founder of Makara Center for the Arts, a nonprofit library in her hometown of Santa Ana, California.

Maria, Maria and Other Stories (April 2022) is Rubio’s debut collection of short stories starring mystics and misfits playing in the …

Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology

Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology

HWA’s newest anthology Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology was published by William Morrow Paperbacks on July 19th, 2022.

An anthology of original horror stories edited by Bram Stoker Award® winners Vince A. Liaguno and Rena Mason that showcases authors from historically excluded backgrounds telling terrifying tales of what it means to be, or merely to seem, “other.”

Offering new stories from some of the biggest names in horror as well as some of the hottest up-and-coming talents, Other Terrors will provide the ultimate reading experience for horror fans who want to examine fear of “the other.”

Be they of a …

The Seers’ Table June 2022

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

It’s time for Summer Reading, and we have some new authors for you to acquaint yourself with. What’s fun this month is there are links so that you can read pieces by Phoenix Alexander and K.M. Szpara directly. Save the links on your phone and read them wherever you’re traveling!

Rob Costello introduces:

Phoenix Alexander (he/him) is the Science Fiction Collections Librarian at the University of Liverpool, Special Collections and Archives. He manages the largest collection of catalogued science fiction in Europe, including the archive of the Science Fiction Foundation.

He …

The Seers’ Table May 2022

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) by going to the HWA main page and selection menu item “Our Blogs / Diverse Works.”

Rob Costello recommends:

Ai Jiang (she/her) is a Chinese-Canadian and immigrant writer who desires to write fiction that mixes both literary and speculative elements while incorporating aspects of her cultural background and native landscape whenever she can. She likes to draw on East Asia mythology, legends, and folklore in her dark fantasy and

The Seers’ Table April 2022

The Seers Table

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

So much good reading this spring! We’ve all been catching up on reading for the Bram Stoker Awards® and reading new releases in journals, books, and elsewhere. Hope you enjoy this month’s lineup of writers of dark things. The excerpts alone have added a few books to my stack.

Linda Addison introduces:

Alex Jennings was born in Germany and raised in Botswana, Paramaribo, Tunis, and Columbia, MD. His writing has appeared in Strange HorizonsPodCastle, and Uncanny Magazine, among others,

The Seers’ Table March 2022

Kate Maruyama, Member of the Diverse Works Inclusion Community

 

Rob Costello introduces:

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Aden Polydoros is a queer, Jewish writer of speculative fiction for young readers. He grew up in Illinois and Arizona, and has a bachelor’s degree in English from Northern Arizona University. He is the author of several books for young readers, including the forthcoming Bone Weaver (Fall 2022) and The Ring of Solomon (Winter 2023). He has also contributed to the upcoming YA anthology The Gathering Dark, An Anthology of Folk Horror, edited by Tori Bovalino (Fall 2022).…

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