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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.

MIXED UP is out…mostly

Hi all,   Hope the semester is treating you all well. My latest book, the hybrid cocktail recipe/fiction anthology Mixed Up: Cocktail Recipes (and Flash Fiction) for the Discerning Drinker (and Reader)is out now. Well, to a certain extent. It will … Continue reading

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“The Spook School” in Nightmare Magazine

Hey all,   My latest short story, “The Spook School”, is now live on Nightmare Magazine, which is the leading online venue for horror and dark fantasy fiction. If you write horror, this market should be at the top of … Continue reading

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HARD SENTENCES out today

A new anthology of crime fiction (and other related genres) related to the infamous Alcatraz island prison, Hard Sentences, is out today.     It includes stories by up-and-coming writers including Nik Korpon, Amber Sparks, Rob Hart, and “Being Whitey”, … Continue reading

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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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