–Appreciation of Black Static 9 by Nick Cato of the Horror Fiction Review:
This issue’s fiction is (once again) fantastic. My faves were HAUNT-TYPE EXPERIENCE by Roz Clarke (an interesting take on the “Ghost Hunters” trend) and Aliette De Bodard’s dazzling, ghostly opener, THE LONELY HEART.
-Charles Tan interviews Nancy Fulda:
The single best thing I’ve done for my career is to make it less important than my family.
–List of nominees for Prix Imaginales 2009 (category Translated Works)
-Steve Cockayne, Wanderers and Islanders
-David Anthony Durham, Acacia
-Hélène (Ellen) Kushner, Swordspoint
-Ian McDonald, King of Morning, Queen of Day
-Terry Pratchett, Going Postal
(lots of good stuff, including fellow Campbell nominee David Anthony Durham, well on his way to conquer the world–but special congrats to Ellen Kushner for making the list!)