Category Archives: Nick Mamatas

New collection for pre-order: THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF EVERYTHING

Hi all, I hope we can get some advance copies at the August residency, but if not, my latest collection of short fiction, The People’s Republic of Everything, is now up for pre-order in the usual places: Amazon, Barnes & … Continue reading

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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 is out now

My latest novel, I Am Providence, is shipping a bit early from 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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HANZAI JAPAN a finalist for the Locus Award

I am pretty pleased right now. My latest anthology, Hanzai Japan, a cross-genre collection of science fictional and fantastical crime/mystery stories, is a finalist for the Locus Award in the Anthology category.     Competition includes work edited by…*gulp* George … Continue reading

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Two Markets

The September issue of The Big Click is now live. MFAers might be especially interested as the lead story this month, Altar Boys, is from Westconn MFA alum Marc E. Fitch. Do download the ebook to support the magazine. Though … Continue reading

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SENSATION trailer…or is it?!

My novel Sensation has been out for a couple of weeks now, and in line with today’s fashions, I commissioned a book trailer from my friend Seth Cadin. What I ended up with is a pretty neat little avant-garde found … Continue reading

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Hugo nomination for Nick Mamatas

Hi all, As some of you may know, I have a day job editing Haikasoru, an imprint dedicated to publishing Japanese science fiction, fantasy, and horror in translation. I’m very pleased that my work gained some serious attention: I have … Continue reading

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