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Macmillan to Leave Flatiron Building

Macmillan (including Tor, St. Martin’s Press, and other divisions) will move their offices out of the iconic Flatiron Building in New York City, probably in early 2019. The company signed a 20-year lease for 261,000 square feet in a recently modernized building at 120 Broadway.

OMNI Returns to Penthouse

SF and science magazine OMNI has been re-acquired by original publisher Penthouse Global Media, with plans to launch a print edition in October 2017. CEO Kelly Holland say’s she’s proud that OMNI “is once again a part of the Penthouse family where it belongs. Thanks in large part to Pamela Weintraub, one of OMNI’s original editors, who had the […]

Uncanny Staff Changes

Julia Rios is stepping down as reprint editor, poetry editor, and interviewer at Uncanny. Mimi Mondal will be poetry and reprint editor and Shana DuBois will be interviewer beginning with issue 19 (November/December 2017) . For more information, see the official announcement at Uncanny.

Tor Books to Launch New Imprint

Tor Books is launching a new serialized fiction podcast imprint, Tor Labs, which will focus on “experimental approaches to genre publishing, beginning with original dramatic podcasts.” Tor Labs will be helmed by senior editor Marco Palmieri and editor Jennifer Gunnels. Tor Labs plans to debut on August 2, 2017, beginning with a weekly original science […]

New Editors-In-Chief for Strange Horizons

Niall Harrison has stepped down as editor-in-chief of Strange Horizons. Jane Crowley and Kate Dollarhyde will take over, with Harrison assuming the role of consulting editor. Read Harrison’s farewell editorial here.

Call For The Best Horror of The Year

Ellen Datlow has released a call for submissions for an upcoming volume of the Best Horror of the Year series, to include material published in 2017: I am looking for stories and poetry from all branches of horror: from the traditional-supernatural to the borderline, including high-tech sf horror, supernatural stories, psychological horror, dark crime, or anything […]

Analog and Asimov’s Go Bimonthly

SF magazines Analog and Asimov’s are switching to a bimonthly schedule beginning in January 2017. Both currently publish ten issues per year, with eight regular issues and two “double” issues. Asimov’s editor Sheila Williams explains in a forthcoming editorial that the magazines will now publish “six 208-page double issues” per year, a 16-page increase over current double issues. […]

Tor.com Opens to Novella Subs

Imprint Tor.com has announced that from October 12, 2016 to January 12, 2017 they will accept unsolicited submissions of fantasy novellas, but only those set in “worlds that are not modeled on European cultures.” Editors Lee Harris and Carl Engle-Laird will consider submissions between 20,000 and 40,000 words, and particularly seek submissions from writers from underrepresented populations. Complete […]

Kensington Launches SF Imprint

Kensington is launching a new digital SF imprint, Rebel Base Books, in fall 2017, starting with Barb Hendee’s Through a Dark Glass. They will focus on space travel and traditional “soft” SF thrillers, alternate worlds and histories, and classic epic fantasy. All Kensington’s editors will be acquiring for the new imprint, and they are actively seeking submissions. For more […]

New Imprint: Rick Riordan Presents

Disney-Hyperion has announced the launch of a new imprint, Rick Riordan Presents, devoted to “mythology-based books for middle grade readers.” The imprint’s mission is to “find, nurture, and promote the best storytellers for middle grade readers,” with a focus on new and under-represented authors. Stephanie Owens Lurie, Riordan’s editor, will be the imprint’s editorial director, with […]


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