Odyssey’s Online Writing Classes for Winter 2018

ODYSSEY’S LIVE, ONLINE WRITING CLASSES DIG DEEP INTO TOP CHALLENGES FACED BY WRITERS The Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit known for offering some of the best programs in the world for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, is offering three live, intensive online classes this winter. …

Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage to launch October 19

Random House Children’s Books (U.S.), in coordination with Penguin Random House Children’s and David Fickling Books in the U.K., announces plans surrounding the launch campaign for the landmark publication of Philip Pullman’s long-awaited THE BOOK OF DUST: La Belle Sauvage (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers). THE BOOK OF DUST is a work in three …

Holly Goddard Jones’ THE SALT LINE (on sale 9/5)

“…[T]he narrative twists and turns…. This mystery-like structure keeps the reader guessing as Jones switches seamlessly from evocative pastoral descriptions of North Carolina and Tennessee to action-packed scenes of violence. Along the way, she explores themes of environmental degradation, technological dependence, and corporate greed. At once dark, disturbing, and highly …

Upcoming Knopf Sci-Fi/Fantasy Titles

I wanted to make sure you were aware of two fantastic forthcoming sci-fi/fantasy titles you might be interested in covering, Daryl Gregory’s SPOONBENDERS and Gabe Hudson’s GORK THE TEENAGE DRAGON, on sale from Knopf in late June and July. I am including brief summaries of these titles below and would …

Children of Earth and Sky, by Guy Gavriel Kay

CHILDREN OF EARTH AND SKY Guy Gavriel Kay Berkley Trade Paperback $17.00 / 592 pages May 2, 2017 “This big, powerful fantasy offers an intricately detailed setting, marvelously believable characters, and an international stew of cultural and religious conflict writ larger than large.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “Kay triumphs at …

2017 Odyssey Summer Workshop

The deadline to apply for the summer workshop is only a month away, April 7, 2017. ODYSSEY RESIDENTIAL SIX-WEEK WORKSHOP FOR FANTASY, SCIENCE FITCTION, AND HORROR WRITERS NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS Just the facts summary: Who: Writers of Fantasy, SciFi, and Horror who want to improve their skills through in-depth instruction …