I have a prose piece in this catalog for the Bestiary show of artist, Viktor Koen, which opened in Athens this week at the Benaki museum..The creature I wrote about was known as Lamia -- once a mistress of Zeus, but then turned into a monster by his wife, Hera. Lamia's most notable trait was eating children. The catalog was edited by Ellen Datlow, has an introduction by Jack Ketchum, and each of the pictures is accompanied by a prose piece from one of these writers -- Pat Cadigan, Sonya Taaffe, Nathan Ballingrud, Bruce McAllister, Anna Tambour, Brian Evenson, Michael Swanwick, Michaela Roessner, Angela Slatter, Ian Rogers, Alisa Kwitney, Dale Bailey, Sarah Wishnevsky, Kij Johnson, Theodora Goss, Daryl Gregory, Maria Dahvana Headley. http://viktorkoen.tumblr.com/post/120616893507/a-book-of-bizarre-myths-chimerical-fancies
6 New E-books For Kindle From Open Road Media
Forthcoming, June 9th, 6 of my books, 4 novels and two short story collections, will be available for the first time in legitimate e-book format for Kindle from Open Road Media. They are all presently available now. And here's a link to the Open Road page dedicated to them -- http://www.openroadmedia.com/contributor/jeffrey-ford/ 5/8/2015
"The Wish Head" nominated for Prix Imaginales
A novelette, "The Wish Head," from my collection, Crackpot Palace, has been nominated for a Prix Imaginales, the French Award for speculative fiction. It appeared in France in Fiction magazine # 19. Translated by Karine Poirier. Follow the link to see the entire list of nominees.
Upcoming Anthology, The Monstrous
My story, "A Natural History of Autumn" will appear in The Monstrous, an upcoming anthology from Tachyon Books. It's edited by Ellen Datlow and will be available in October of 2015. Follow the link to see the entire table of contents.