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The Mercy of the Tide Cover Reveal

We asked graphic artist Keith Rosson to do a cover for our upcoming anthology, Behind the Mask, before we read his manuscript for The Mercy of the Tide. That’s how crazy we are for his graphics. So when it came time to select a cover artist for his book, we didn’t look far because we knew if Keith applied his artistry to his own book cover, it would produce something really special. And it did. To say we love the cover Keith created for The Mercy of the Tide is the understatement of the year. We think he captured the magic of the book perfectly. To get updates for the book, be sure...

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Meerkat Press to Publish Keith Rosson’s Debut Novel

Meerkat Press has acquired Keith Rosson’s debut novel, The Mercy of the Tide, which will release in February 2017. The deal, which includes worldwide English rights excluding UK, was negotiated by Tricia Reeks, of Meerkat Press, and Christopher Schelling, of Selectric Artists. Calling it a “genre-defying alternate history thriller with supernatural elements,” Reeks says the story, set against a backdrop of Reagan-era nuclear tensions, follows four people inextricably drawn together by tragedy—one a nine-year-old deaf girl who dreams of a nuclear apocalypse—as they attempt to navigate strange happenings in their small town of Riptide, Oregon, like the discovery of...

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Kirkus Reviews Reads Love Hurts

We were stoked to see Love Hurts reviewed in the 3/15/16 issue of Kirkus Reviews.  If you don’t get the publication, you can still read the FULL REVIEW online. A well-organized, wide-ranging collection of consistently strong genre stories.  ...

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4.5 Stars for Love Hurts from IndieReader

IndieReader has stamped Love Hurts, IndieReader Approved with a 4.5 star review! So you can understand why this mob of Meerkats is doing a happy dance that might even impress Sam Rockwell. We hope you’ll take a moment and read the Full Review. For fans of weird and beautifully written genre fiction, LOVE HURTS is a work that delivers 26 distinct emotional roller coaster rides, each as different from one another as they are from any other story you’ve probably ever read. As full of creativity as it is of heartbreak, it’s a book that truly is full of...

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Foreword Reviews: Praise for My Cruel Invention

We were so thrilled to see My Cruel Invention reviewed by Matt Sutherland in the Spring Issue of Foreword Reviews! The review is now online as well and includes “A Fable (from the Journal of Chemical Ecology)” by J.G. McClure, one of the many outstanding poems from the collection. Full Review It’s true, the mother of invention might scoff at this delightful collection as being wholly unnecessary, but the rest of us will only marvel at the sixty-two poems focused on inventors and inventions . ....

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Book Giveaways!

We are giving away 10 print copies of LOVE HURTS and 10 print copies of MY CRUEL INVENTION! Goodreads Book Giveaway Love Hurts by Tricia Reeks Giveaway ends March 10, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway Goodreads Book Giveaway My Cruel Invention by Bernadette Geyer Giveaway ends March 10, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter...

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Interview with Bernadette Geyer, Editor of My Cruel Invention

Don’t miss Nicole Rollender’s Carpe Noctem interview with Bernadette Geyer, poet and editor of the My Cruel Invention poetry anthology. Not only will you get a wonderful sneak peek at one of the poems in the anthology, “Pinned” by Julie E. Bloemeke, you’ll also learn how Bernadette approached the selection of poems and the arrangement of the anthology.  Oh, and if that’s not enough to get you there, you can also find out which five poets’ work, Bernadette would gladly have tattooed on her body 🙂 Read the Interview...

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My Cruel Invention named Best Anthology

My Cruel Invention was named Best Anthology by Grace Cavalieri, in her “December Exemplars” feature for Washington Independent Review of Books.   50 poets interpret what “invention” means to them, Editor Geyer compares the word to the notion of great possibilities—with language this time. This is a wonderful array of imaginers telling their wild secrets and what they believe possible. There’s “The Happy Marriage Machine” by Gwen Hart; and Joan Bonin’s “Inventing the Clock;” Jo Angela Edwin’s “The Inventors of Pantyhose; “A Physics Haiku” by Keith Stevenson; a magical piece by Laura Shovan: “Eyes on the Back of My...

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The Waiting Is Over! Love Hurts & My Cruel Invention on sale!

The waiting is over! You can now get your very own copies of these amazing books. We think they’d make the perfect holiday gift. *hint hint* Love Hurts: A Speculative Fiction Anthology Authors: Hugh Howey, Jeff VanderMeer, Charlie Jane Anders, Karin Tidbeck, Michal Wojcik, Michael Milne, Mel Paisley, Matt Leivers, Michelle Ann King, Morgen Knight, Victoria Zelvin, Terry Durbin, Steve Simpson, Shannon Phillips, Leah Brown, Kyle Richardson, Carla Dash, Holly Phillips, G. Scott Huggins, David Stevens, J.D. Brink, Aliette de Bodard, Keith Frady, A. Merc Rustad, Jody Sollazzo, Dan Micklethwaite Genres: Anthology, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Slipstream, Speculative Fiction,...

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Special Reading from My Cruel Invention!

To celebrate the release of My Cruel Invention, here is a special reading of one of the poems nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Karen Skolfield reads her poem, “Musical Instrument Adapted to Emit a Controlled Flame.” Get your copy of My Cruel Invention: A Contemporary Poetry Anthology, edited by Bernadette Geyer, today at Amazon. [smartlib_video from=”youtube”...

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Events

Mon 22

Keith Rosson | Smoke City Blog Tour

January 22 - February 9
Mon 22

Keith Rosson | ABA Winter Institute

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - January 25 @ 1:00 pm EST
Memphis TN
United States
Feb 06

Keith Rosson | Smoke City Book Launch @ Broadway Books

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
Portland
United States
Feb 21

Keith Rosson in conversation with Cat Rambo | Powells

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Portland
United States

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