Here’s a long over-due digression: some other newsletters. I had mentioned, waaaaaay back in the day, that one of my January rituals is to revisit my n…
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A new research report - Trust: The Truth? - came out last month from Ipsos. I was lucky enough to attend the launch event. There was no red carpet, per…
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Quite a lot of new readers (hello!), which puts me in a bind. I have no idea why you’re here or where you came from. Let me know, if you like. Or revel…
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I’m still trying to decipher the secrets of the universe from the list of Edgar Debuts. (Challenge started here. Update here. Online list is here.) I’v…
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A charming coincidence: Lavie Tidhar’s “Bag Man” has been shortlisted for a CWA Dagger - selected as one of the year’s best crime stories. Fantastic ne…
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Update on my self-imposed Edgar Debuts reading challenge - I’ve now read 26 of the 74. The list is here. Since the last newsletter, I’ve endured a fair…
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From the introduction to The Best of British Fantasy 2018: When starting a new tradition - and I sincerely hope this inaugural volume of The Best of Br…
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I’m a very streaky reader. Some of this is due to external circumstances. For example, I’ll be spending the latter half of the year reading anthologies…
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It has been a long time since the last newsletter. The drafts folder abounds with half-baked ideas, but none of them have fully risen yet. Instead, som…
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I’m delighted to announce the table of contents for The Best of British Fantasy 2018. The anthology is released in May, from NewCon Publishing, in all …
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In Robert Calasso's The Art of the Publisher, the author, the chairman of the lauded Adelphi Edizioni, distills the art of publishing as the quest for …
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The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed these emails are now coming via Substack, instead of TinyLetter. I’m grateful to the latter for getting thi…
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