Member News Of Note

Yesterday, Charles Coleman Finlay, long time workshop administrator, won the 2021 World Fantasy Professional Award for his work as the editor of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

A well deserved award. All of us at OWW want to offer Charlie our heartfelt congratulations.

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Zombies Need Brains fully funded their latest Kickstarter, and submissions are open for their three new anthologies until December 31, 2021. The themes are Noir, Shattering The Glass Slipper, and Brave New Worlds. Payment is 8 cents per word advance, they do pay royalties, and they want original stories of 7500 words that fit the theme of the anthology you choose. Full guidelines can be found here. 

On The Shelves

Clock Star Rose Spine by Fran Wilde (Lanternfish Press, August 2021)

Award-winning fantasy author Fran Wilde returns to her roots in Clock Star Rose Spine, bringing together poems previously published in Uncanny Magazine, Fireside Magazine, and more, along with a selection of work never before published.

In this collection illuminated with whimsical fountain pen illustrations, Wilde explores family histories, feminism, visual art, disability, mythology, and of course the sea with tangible yearning and keen insight.