Category Archives: Announcements

Sort of self-explanatory.

Novel Publication: JALA’S MASK by Mike Grinti and Rachel Grinti

Congratulations to Alpha alumni Mike Grinti (2002 & 2004) and Rachel Grinti (2002 & 2003), whose novel Jala’s Mask was published by Pyr earlier this month! For two hundred years, Jala’s people have survived by raiding the mainland. By shaping the reefs around the Five-and-One Islands into magical ships, they can cross the ocean, take… Read More »

Publication: “Chopin’s Eyes,” by Lara Elena Donnelly

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Lara Elena Donnelly (2007 & 2008), whose short story “Chopin’s Eyes” appeared this week in Strange Horizons: A cigarette burns low against one woman’s glove. The music brushes fingers up her spine and she loses herself in sound. She is no longer Aurore Dupin, nor the baroness Dudevant, nor the woman known to… Read More »

Book Deal: The Traitor Baru Cormorant, by Seth Dickinson

Huge congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007) on his three-book deal from Tor! From the Maass Agency website: “Debut novelist Seth Dickinson’s THE TRAITOR BARU CORMORANT, an epic fantasy geopolitical tragedy pitched as Game of Thrones meets Germs, Guns and Steel, and two additional novels to Marco Palmieri at Tor Books in… Read More »