Saturday, November 8, 2008

Cinema Spec: Tales of Hollywood and Fantasy

Coming in 2009 from Raven Electrick Ink, edited and published by Karen A. Romanko who also did this extremely cool cover. I’ll post another announcement once this is available.

from Raven Electrick’s website:
Cinema Spec: Tales of Hollywood and Fantasy is a planned trade paperback anthology of speculative flash fiction and poetry about moving pictures in all their forms, real and imaginary, from shadow plays to classic films, from videocassettes to movie-tattoos. Cinema Spec will be published by Raven Electrick Ink, the print publishing arm of e-zine Raven Electrick and publisher of Sporty Spec: Games of the Fantastic. The tentative release date for the anthology is the third quarter of 2009. Below is the list of stories and poems accepted for the anthology, in table-of-contents order, with brief annotations noting form/genre/theme.

* Connor Moran, "Lori," fiction/fantasy-noir/gossip in old Hollywood.
* J. E. Stanley, "The Precinct of Night," poem/sf-noir/detective movies.
* Simon Logan, "Nuclear Shadows," fiction/science fiction/paparazzi.
* Gregory L. Norris, "Creature Double-Feature," fiction/horror/classic films.
* G. O. Clark, "The Discovery in Roger Corman's Trunk," poem/sf-horror/Vincent Price.
* Robert Borski, "War at the Bijou,” fiction/science fiction/transmissions into space.
* Rodello Santos, "Oracle in Chains," fiction/high fantasy/movies as prophecy.
* Ruth Berman, "TV Tea," poem/speculative/TV shows.
* Daniel R. Robichaud, "Bootleg Images," fiction/science fiction/banned movies.
* Justin Howe, "Nightmare's Daughter," fiction/suspense/cult movies.
* Greg Beatty, "eventual, i," poem/speculative/video stores.
* Sarah Brandel, "A Life in Pictures," fiction/fantasy/movies as memoir.
* Marlo Dianne, "Chiaroscuro," fiction/fantasy/pre-technology.
* J. S. Bangs, "Screening of a Silent Film,” fiction/high fantasy/silent movies.
* Paul Abbamondi, "Obmutescence," fiction/dark fantasy/Los Angeles.
* Robert Borski, "Reel People: The Extra's Lament," poem/science fiction/CGI.
* Paul Milliken, "Sundowner," fiction/suspense/Hollywood ghosts.
* Deborah P Kolodji, "Camera Obscura," poem/science fiction/life in Hollywood.
* Martha J. Allard, "End of an Era," fiction/dark fantasy/Hollywood earthquake.
* Vylar Kaftan, "Starshow," fiction/science fiction/future technology.
* Robert A. Desharnais, "Shadowdancer," fiction/speculative/pre-technology.
* Lisa Morton, "The End," fiction/horror/cult movies.
* Donald Jacob Uitvlugt, "Cineraku," fiction/science fiction/future-hybrid technology.
* Tony Pi, "The Shadow-Witch," fiction/dark fantasy/shadow plays.
* Bill Ward, "After Sundown," fiction/science fiction/movie theaters.
* J. C. Runolfson, "Family Movie," fiction/dark fantasy/3-D movies.
* Alex Dally MacFarlane, "Bright Square Flickering," poem/fantasy/movie screens.
* Craig Wolf, "Lost in the Fun Factory," fiction/dark fantasy/movie theaters.
* Lyn C. A. Gardner, "House 5," poem/horror/movie theaters.
* Matt Betts, "Something with Subtitles, Maybe," fiction/fantasy/movies as metaphor.
* Cliff Winnig, "Kraken's Wake," fiction/science fiction/exotic location shoots.
* Daniel Ausema, “City of Façades," fiction/speculative/movie sets.

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