Crossed Genres, "the magazine of science fiction and fantasy with a twist," is accepting submissions for Issue Four until 11:59 pm US EST on January 31. This issue's focus will be "crime": "This covers all various sub-genres of Crime: Detective fiction, whodunnits, legal thrillers, spy stories, you name it. And as always, all Fiction and Cover Art submissions must combine this genre with Science fiction ad/or Fantasy." Pays: $10. Note also a current contest run by Crossed Genres: "The Write What You Know Contest," which asks entrants to "write an article of knowledge." There is no application fee. Winners will receive standard compensation plus free ad space on the magazine's site. Deadline: January 31. For general guidelines, click here. For contest guidelines, click here.
Find out what new San Francisco Chronicle Book Editor John McMurtrie has in mind for the paper's book review section in this interview. (via Book Publicity Blog)
Image, a literary/arts quarterly focusing on work that "that is informed by—or grapples with—religious faith," is celebrating its twentieth birthday. This interview with its founders, Gregory and Suzanne Wolfe, marks the occasion.
Meet Vivian Chum, a new junior agent at Prospect Agency, whose fields of interests include, in fiction: romance, young Adult, literature, thrillers, science-fiction, graphic novels; in nonfiction: history, politics, law, memoirs, biographies.
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