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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.

Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Kindle Subscription

Many of our students are interested in writing SF/Fantasy and also in short fiction. It’s important to stay current on what the leading venues in the genre are publishing. To that end, I wanted to bring everyone’s attention to the … Continue reading

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Two New Stories

Hey all, Here’s a little leisure reading for you all. My posthuman SF story “A Night Out at a Nice Place” can be read in the latest issue of Apex Magazine. “The Girl Who Loved Cthulhu”, a parodic supernatural mystery … Continue reading

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The MFA Years blog

I found this blog last week and have really been enjoying digging through the archives. Mostly it is about full-residency MFA programs, but it contains tons of interesting information and perspectives on workshops, submitting to literary journals, thorny questions of … Continue reading

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Two Tales

Hi all, Hope writing is going well. My latest book Mixed Up, which I’ve perhaps talked about a bit too much, is finally officially out as of yesterday. As part of the publicity push, two new short stories are out … Continue reading

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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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