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Interview with Bruce Boston at Darkeva’s Dark Delights

boston_bruce200Darkeva interviews World Horror Convention’s Poet Guest of Honor, Bruce Boston.

Darkeva: There’s definitely a strong contingent of poets among the sci-fi/fantasy/horror communities, and you’re certainly one of the most accomplished with publications in all the top magazines. Tell us a bit more about how you got your first few sales.

BB: I was publishing poetry in literary magazines, mostly non-paying, some of it speculative, throughout the 1970s, though I didn’t yet have the label “speculative” for it. I’d also sold a few science fiction stories to commercial anthologies. In 1978 I saw a market report for a magazine titled …

Stoker Spotlight: 13 Questions with Bruce Boston, author of Dark Matters

Bruce Boston is the recipient of the 2010 Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection. He is the author of forty-eight books and chapbooks, including the novels The Guardener’s Tale and Stained Glass Rain. His poetry has received a record seven Rhysling Awards, a record six Asimov’s Readers Awards, a record four Bram Stoker Awards for poetry collection, along with the first Grandmaster Award of the Science Fiction Poetry Association. His fiction has received a Pushcart Prize and the Best of Soft SF Award.

Boston’s work has appeared in hundreds of publications, most visibly in Asimov’s SF

SURREALITIES by HWA Member Bruce Boston


Author: Bruce Boston

SFPA Grandmaster Poet Bruce Boston brings together 29 poems surreal and about surrealism. Along with seven poems appearing here for the first time, Surrealities includes reprints from leading genre and literary publications such as Chiaroscuro, Dreams and Nightmares, Paper Crow, The Pedestal Magazine, and Strange Horizons. Also includes six original and striking Rorschach illustrations Boston has created specially for this collection.

“Here, the surreal beauty of a muscular mind, poems like evil flowers, cachinnating snow monkeys, blue-eyed chateaus, scarlet snails. Here, all the boats are drunk, all the architecture soft and hairy, all the nights lit …

IL POSTO NERO – July Links (HWA Italy)

The first episode of Il Posto Nero‘s link collection is here. In the month of July, Alessandro Manzetti posted an awesome list of articles and interviews for our Italian HWA members and other horror fans in that country.

Some come with an English translation, but even if they don’t, remember that most browsers offer a “translate” feature. While it may not be perfect English, you’ll definitely be able to understand the great information in these articles.

  • Horror Street: Interview with John Everson (in English, in Italian)
     
  • Queen Anne’s Resurrection – Journey II – The Voice

Bram Stoker Award 2010 Winners Announced

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL
A DARK MATTER by Peter Straub (Doubleday/Orion)

Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL (Tie)
BLACK AND ORANGE by Benjamin Kane Ethridge (Bad Moon Books)
THE CASTLE OF LOS ANGELES by Lisa Morton (Gray Friar Press)

Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION
INVISIBLE FENCES by Norman Prentiss (Cemetery Dance)

Superior Achievement in SHORT FICTION
“The Folding Man” by Joe R. Lansdale (from HAUNTED LEGENDS)

Superior Achievement in an ANTHOLOGY
HAUNTED LEGENDS edited by Ellen Datlow and Nick Mamatas (Tor)

Superior Achievement in a FICTION COLLECTION
FULL DARK, NO STARS by Stephen King (Simon and Schuster)

Superior Achievement

Horror Writers Association Celebrates 2008 Stoker Winners!

At long last, the anticipation is over. The Horror Writers Association has announced the winners of the 2008 Bram Stoker Awards at its annual Stoker Banquet held Saturday, June 13th, 2009 as part of its Stoker Weekend in Burbank, California. Nine new bronze haunted-house statuettes were handed over to the writers responsible for creating superior works of horror last year. This year’s winners are:

Superior Achievement in a NOVEL
DUMA KEY by Stephen King (Scribner)

Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL
THE GENTLING BOX by Lisa Mannetti (Dark Hart Press)

Superior Achievement in LONG FICTION
MIRANDA by John R. Little

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