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About nickmamatas

Nick Mamatas is the author of several novels, including I Am Providence and The Last Weekend. His short fiction has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories, Asimov's Science Fiction, New Haven Review, and many, many other venues.

I AM PROVIDENCE ebook on sale for $1.99

Hey all,   Skyhorse/Start is having a super-sale of my novel I Am Providence; it is only $1.99 on various ebook sites for the next little while. It was a surprise to me that it was lowered last night and … Continue reading

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Lovecraftian Literature Ebook Bundle

Ebooks have changed everything, most notably by creating immense opportunities to explore the marketplace by quickly changing the price of ebooks. (The legal battles between major publishers and Amazon.com is essentially over the fungibility of ebook prices.) One thing I’ve … Continue reading

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Mixed Up: Cocktail Recipes (and Flash Fiction) for the Discerning Drinker (and Reader)

Hey all, It was nice to meet so many of you at the residency last month. Some of you may remember my discussion of my next book, Mixed Up: Cocktail Recipes (and Flash Fiction) for the Discerning Drinker (and Reader)—and indeed, … Continue reading

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Short Mystery market for New England writers!

Level Best Books put out a call for submissions for their latest crime fiction anthology Snowbound, which is specifically for stories that take place in New England, or that are penned by New England authors. That means you!  If you … Continue reading

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“Tom Silex, Spirit-Smasher” in New Haven Review

Hi all,   I mentioned this venue for poetry, fiction, and personal essays before, but with its new issue out, I want to bring your attention to the New Haven Review. The journal is especially interested in hearing from writers … Continue reading

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Great Jones Street, a smartphone app for short fiction.

I was pleased to be asked, a few weeks ago, to curate the crime/mystery short fiction section of a new app, Great Jones Street. Called by its founders “Spotify for short fiction”, Great Jones Street launched today for Apple products, … Continue reading

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I AM PROVIDENCE is out now

My latest novel, I Am Providence, is shipping a bit early from amazon.com and will be in better bookstores everywhere next month. It’s a mystery novel of sorts, and set at a convention for fans of H. P. Lovecraft. It’s … Continue reading

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