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MOTHERLESS CHILD is a Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy pick in the WASHINGTON POST
Glen makes his final SoCal appearance for MOTHERLESS CHILD Sunday, 6/22 at Mystery & Imagination in Glendale.
Glen will be leading a seminar on teaching the writing of the ghost story, and also giving his first reading from GOOD GIRLS, the sequel to MOTHERLESS CHILD, on July 11th and 12th at Readercon
GOOD GIRLS, the MOTHERLESS CHILD sequel, will be published by Tor in 2015.
And speaking of sequels: "A Small Part in the Pantomime," the sequel to "Mr. Dark's Carnival," will appear in Ellen Datlow's NIGHTMARE CARNIVAL anthology this fall
Glen Hirshberg and Peter Atkins tell the RDR creation myth in an interview over at Postscripts to Darkness (read it).
THE JANUS TREE AND OTHER STORIES, for the second year running (it's a long story) has made the preliminary ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards.
Glen will be reading from THE BOOK OF BUNK at the San Gabriel Valley Literary Festival at the West Covina Civic Center at 3 pm on Saturday, February 16th. More info...
The Ginger Nuts of Horror has a new interview with Glen up.
The complete text of Glen's featured interview with Publishers' Weekly about Motherless Child is now available online.
The reviews of Motherless Child are pouring in.
Read the reviews...
Publishers' Weekly has a feature/interview about Glen and Motherless Child in the 9/17 issue.
"Mr. Dark's Carnival" will make its French-language debut in Dreampress' 2013 Ténèbres anthology.
Glen's novelette, "You Become the Neighborhood," has been selected by Ellen Datlow to appear in The Best Horror of the Year 4, due out shortly from Night Shade.
Glen's second book depository novelette, "After-words," has been selected by Paula Guran to appear in The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2012, due out later this year from Prime Books. The story can also be read in The Janus Tree and in the just-published new issue of Cemetery Dance.
American Morons will soon be available for the Kindle from Ash-Tree Press.
Glen's story, "Shomer," appears in Ellen Datlow's The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Three, out now.
Glen's novelette, "Struwwelpeter," has been reprinted in Paula Guran's new anthology, Halloween, alongside stories by Ray Bradbury, Stewart O'Nan, H.P. Lovecraft. John Langan, and a host of others...
If you'd like a sneak preview of Glen's next novel, visit the link below to hear the extraordinarily talented Kira Sternbach read an excerpt, called "Help Me, Information."
Listen at ARTOnAIR.org
Glen's next book, The Janus Tree and Other Stories, published by Subterranean is available for pre-order now at Amazon.
Glen will be reading from and signing The Book of Bunk at various events over the coming weeks.
2/6 - 3 pm Barnes & Noble, Citrus Plaza,in Redlands, CA (27460 Lugonia Ave, Redlands, CA 92374)
2/9 - 7pm Cal State Channel Islands
2/12 - 5 pm Skylight Books, Los Angeles, CA
Glen will be joining his colleagues from CSUSB to read from The Book of Bunk and discuss the CSUSB MFA Program at Barnes and Noble in Redlands, CA (27460 Lugonia Ave, Redlands, CA 92374) on Sunday, November 21 at 3pm.
Glen will deliver the opening address at the California Writers' Club's "Howl at the Moon" Conference at the Lone Wolf Colony, Apple Valley, CA, on 9/25 (more info).
The long-delayed CENTURY'S BEST HORROR collection from Cemetery Dance, which features the best story of every year of the 20th Century as selected by John Pelan, and which includes Glen's "Mr. Dark's Carnival" as the 1999 entry, will apparently see the light of day by the end of the year.
Glen's novella, "The Muldoon," has been included in People of the Book: A Decade of Jewish Science Fiction and Fantasy, available for pre-order now at Amazon.
Glen's story, "The Nimble Men," has been selected by Ellen Datlow for The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Two.
The Best Horror of the Year Volume One, which includes Glen's story, "Esmeralda," will soon be published in Italian by Mondadori.
Glen's new story, "People Who Can't," was given its live premiere on May 14th at the Players' Club in New York by acclaimed actress Kira Sternbach, on a bill of New River Fiction that also included stories by Deborah Eisenberg and Sharon Pomerantz.
Glen's novella, "Devil's Smile," has been selected by Stephen Jones for The Best of Best New Horror: A Twenty Year Celebration.
Glen's novella, "Dancing Men," has been selected by Ellen Datlow for Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror.
Glen's new novel, The Book of Bunk: A Fairy Tale of the Federal Writers' Project will be published by Earthling Publications in late 2010. For more news about this, keep checking back here and on the blog.
New story, "The Nimble Men," available in the 2009 Rolling Darkness Revue chapbook.
"After-Words," the second Book Depository Story, will appear in Cemetery Dance #65 (Spring, 2010)
"American Morons" is now available in Russian translation in The Anthology of Horror ('Antologiia Uzhasov'), vol. 17, published by Azbooka of St. Petersburg.
Glen's story, "Esmeralda," has been selected by Ellen Datlow for Best Horror of the Year, due out in early 2010.
Glen will be reading at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California on April 23rd.
Glen will be February's featured guest-writer at Paul Kane's very fine website at shadow-writer.co.uk
Glen's novella, "Dancing Men," has been selected by Ellen Datlow for Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror, due out later in 2009 from Tachyon Books.
Glen's novella, "Devil's Smile" has been selected for inclusion in The Very Best of Best New Horror, the 20th anniversary edition of the celebrated annual anthology, due out later in 2009.
The Two Sams has been published in Russia by Azbooka, and has received enthusiastically positive reviews on the radio (on The Echo of Moscow), in newspapers (The Books Showcase), and in journals (World of Fantasy, The Expert, etc.). Glen has been invited by The Modern Book and Literature Centre of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Writers' Union to give a series of readings and talks there this summer.
Glen will be giving a pair of readings and signing books in Ottawa Ontario at the end of the month. On 11/28, he will be at Collected Works bookshop, and on 11/30, he will be the featured speaker at the Dusty Owl Reading Series.
Glen will be signing the new Best New Horror, which includes his story "Miss Ill-Kept Runt," with Stephen Jones and other contributors at Dark Delicacies on November 4th.
Glen will be signing copies of Inferno, which includes his award-winning novelette, "The Janus Tree," along with Ellen Datlow and other contributors at Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA on October 4th.
New story, "Esmerelda," the first in a proposed series called The Book Depository Stories, will appear in Shades of Darkness from Ash Tree Press in November.
Glen's novelette, "The Janus Tree," has won the 2008 Shirley Jackson Award.
New story, "The Pikesville Buffalo," will appear in the anthology
POE!, edited by Ellen Datlow, early in 2009.
Glen's novelette, "The Janus Tree," has been selected for Wildside
Press' HORROR: THE BEST OF THE YEAR 2008, due out this fall.
Glen's story "Miss Ill-Kept Runt" has been selected for BEST NEW
HORROR 2008, due out later this fall.
American Morons has won a 2007 International Horror Guild Award for Best Collection.
A new release of "Like a Lily in a Flood," is available now in the shop.
more details ...
American Morons has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best
"The Janus Tree," a novelette, will appear in the anthology INFERNO,
edited by Ellen Datlow, due out in December from Tor Books.
"I Am Coming to Live in Your Mouth" will appear in DARK DELICACIES 2,
edited by Del Howison and Jeff Gelb.
"The Two Sams" has been selected by Peter Straub to appear in POE'S
CHILDREN, due from Doubleday in 2008.
"Millwell," originally published in the 2006 Rolling Darkness Revue
chapbook, is now appearing in SUMMER CHILLS, a new anthology edited by
"Devil's Smile," from American Morons, has been selected for this year's
MAMMOTH BOOK OF BEST NEW HORROR #17.
"The Muldoon," from American Morons, has been selected for both YEAR'S
BEST FANTASY AND HORROR #20 and HORROR: THE BEST OF THE YEAR.
Glen has been nominated in two categories in the 2007 International Horror Guild Awards: The Muldoon for "Mid-length Fiction" and American Morons for "Collection (Single Author)"
American Morons was selected as a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award.
The October 22, 2006 Sunday Weekend Edition on NPR has a feature on the Rolling Darkness Revue [listen]
Read the initial blurbs and comments about American Morons in the
Glen appeared at the World Horror Convention in San Francisco. Read about it in the blog.
American Morons has been selected for YEAR'S BEST FANTASY AND HORROR
#19 and also for BEST NEW HORROR.
Cemetery Dance magazine has announced plans for a tribute issue devoted to Glen and his work later this year.
More details in Glen's blog
The Rolling Darkness Revue will be performing, along with special guest Kim Newman, at the World Horror Convention in San Francisco in May.
More details in Glen's blog
A new story, "American Morons," is available exclusively in the Rolling Darkness Revue chapbook available now in the shop
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A new limited edition audio CD, "Like a Lily in a Flood," is available now in the shop.
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A new story, "The Muldoon," will appear in forthcoming new anthology from Ash-Tree Press, At Ease With the Dead, due out late this year.
Read Glen’s article on Manly Wade Wellman’s Who Fears the Devil in the new Stephen Jones/Kim Newman anthology, Horror: Another 100 Best Books.
The Rolling Darkness Revue gave an encore performance at this year’s Horror Writer’s Association Conference (June 24-26, Burbank, CA).
Glen’s longstanding musical project, Momzer, has just released a CD. Check out the Momzer website.
Azbuka Publishers of St. Petersburg will be publishing Russian editions of both The Snowman's Children and The Two Sams shortly.
"Transitway," new story, due out soon in CEMETERY DANCE. Exact publication date to follow.
"Safety Clowns" has been selected for the 2005 edition of BEST NEW HORROR.
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New story, "Safety Clowns," available now in Acquainted With The Night,
available from Ash-tree Press.