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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 »

Publication: “Sekhmet Hunts the Dying Gnosis: A Computation,” by Seth Dickinson

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Seth Dickinson (2006 & 2007), whose story “Sekhmet Hunts the Dying Gnosis: A Computation” went up today at Beneath Ceaseless Skies: Behold Sekhmet! Blood and brawn, fang and claw, shoulders caked in salt. Risen from the anaerobic sea, the ancient broth, to hunt and kill her foe. You can read the… Read More »

Publication: “The River Does Not Run,” by Rachel Sobel

Congratulations to Alpha graduate Rachel Sobel (2008 & 2009), whose story “The River Does Not Run” appeared this month in Beneath Ceaseless Skies: She is clad in an armor wrought of primordial isotopes, imbued with mathematics of sufficient strength to reinforce its stability against the demon’s fallout. Beneath it, she hides her war-given wounds, which… Read More »

2014 Dell Award announcement

The 2014 Dell Magazines Award has been announced! This award is for undergraduate speculative fiction writers. The award is given at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts in March, and each winner receives ICFA membership and can attend. We at Alpha encourage Alphans to submit to the Dell Award; ICFA is a… Read More »