Carter Kaplan’s Emanations Now Available on Amazon.com

Carter Kaplan’s edited collection Emanations is now available on Amazon.com here. I believe that the eclectic selection of stories, essays, and poems in this collection is as trippy and wild as the cover art. This is worth checking out. You can browse the book on Amazon and you can also read more about it onContinue reading “Carter Kaplan’s Emanations Now Available on Amazon.com”

The Postnational Fantasy Back in Stock at Amazon.com

The Postnational Fantasy [read about the book and its contents here] is back in stock at Amazon.com here! Get yours today, or tell your library to place an order. You can also purchase it from the publisher McFarland & Co here, from Barnes & Noble here, or from Books-A-Million here. Many thanks to the folks who have already purchasedContinue reading “The Postnational Fantasy Back in Stock at Amazon.com”

Philip K. Dick Festival, San Francisco State University, Sept 22-23, 2012

David Gill announced on his Total Dick-Head blog the dates for next year’s Philip K. Dick Festival at San Francisco State University. It will be held on September 22-23, 2012, and Jonathan Lethem is confirmed as the conference’s guest of honor. I will report back when I hear more about the event. Read more here.

Bid on Rare Video Game Artifacts to Support Japan Relief Efforts

Ars Technica alerted me to Play for Japan, a Game Industry Relief Effort. Play for Japan raises funds for charities by allowing winning bidders of their auctions to select a charity that is assisting with the humanitarian relief efforts in Japan. The rare items made available for Play for Japan are amazing–you have to seeContinue reading “Bid on Rare Video Game Artifacts to Support Japan Relief Efforts”

The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume One (1938-1943) Released

I received a letter from The Center for Ray Bradbury Studies at Indiana University that the first volume of The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: A Critical Edition is now available. It is a critical collection of Bradbury’s stories in the order that they were written, and it includes commentary by the editors William F. TouponceContinue reading “The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume One (1938-1943) Released”

Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol 3 No 1 (2011) Now Available

I served as the first layout editor of Pakistaniaat, but I had to give up my responsibilities after working with the journal for two years so that I could devote my attention to my dissertation. Nevertheless, I am always happy to announce when a new issue is available for free online. Editor Masood Raja hasContinue reading “Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol 3 No 1 (2011) Now Available”

Short Zombie Film Announcement, The Black Earth, Shooting in WI

My friend and film-making colleague James Warbington sent out a press release today for a short zombie film that he is shooting in Wisconsin. James combines southern sensibilities with his expansive imagination to create interesting film narratives, and I believe that he demonstrates his abilities in his upcoming film The Black Earth. I have workedContinue reading “Short Zombie Film Announcement, The Black Earth, Shooting in WI”