2009 July | Pendragon Press


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In Conversation

Posted by Chris on July 19, 2009 at 20:40
Posted in: Awards, General

Peter Tennant over at Black Static/TTA Press is currently running a series of interviews with those short-listed for this year’s BFS award – thus far, he’s done Andrew Hook of Elastic and now it’s my turn.

2010: The Publishing Schedule (or The Year of the Gary)

Posted by Chris on July 8, 2009 at 20:21
Posted in: Book News

It will take a couple of weeks for the individual book pages to be produced, but for now the Return of Pendragon Press will be heralded by the following titles:

March (World Horror Brighton)
“MaginnFry” – Untitled Double-Novella Collection by Simon Maginn and Gary Fry
(illustrated by Simon Strantzas)

Easter (EasterCon)
Silversands by Gareth Powell
(illustrated by Vincent Chong)

Late Summer (FantasyCon)
To Usher the Dead by Gary McMahon
(illustrator to be confirmed)
Kingston to Cable by Gary Greenwood
(illustrated by Darius Hinks)

End of Year (Christmas BFS Open Night)
popCult! by David Barnett
(illustrated by Darius Hinks)

Depending on funds and timing, there could be another novella squeezed into the schedule but there will be at least two issues of Triquorum, so plenty of good reading material to experience.

Zorba Returns

Posted by Chris on July 3, 2009 at 14:11
Posted in: Uncategorized

Well, technically, I returned Monday (rather late) which meant Tuesday and Wednesday I was resting; when I thought about posting here, yesterday, rather typically I came down with heat-exhaustion (the only thing I can think of…) and I was just zonked out.

Anyway, slightly better now… but not 100%: we small press publishers, we’re a dedicated lot. :)

The big news to report, though, and this is now official with a press release from John Jarrold: fourth quarter of 2010 Pendragon will be publishing David Barnett‘s novel popCult! – I read this on my long-weekend away, and just found it one of the most original pieces of writing in a long-time; a contemporary SF tale in which a struggling writer is drawn into the machinations of a motley group of underground art pranksters who harbour a strange and terrible secret beneath the streets of London.

In other news, well, you’ll just have to wait but in the next few weeks I shall be finalising the complete 2010 schedule – and the return of Zorba Pendragon Press.