Fantasy & Gothic Blog

FLAME TREE PRESS | April Releases | Brian Pinkerton Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

In this month's author Q&As we have Brian Pinkerton, author of The Nirvana Effect. Hear more about the novel, what draws him towards writing dark fiction and what his approach is to creating fictional characters. 

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Science Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction, black sci-fi

Gothic Fantasy | Successful Submissions | Black Sci-Fi

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re pleased to announce the authors included in our upcoming anthology: Black Sci-Fi Short Stories! Earlier this year, we opened for submissions on this theme in order to focus on an area of science fiction that has not received the full attention it deserves. The book, due to be published in April 2021 (UK) and June 2021 (US), combines new stories with early speculative and proto-science fiction by Black writers of an older tradition. Alex Award-winning novelist Temi Oh provides the foreword, alongside an introduction by Sandra M. Grayson, author of Visions of the Third Millennium: Black Science Fiction Novelists Write the Future (2003). With invaluable promotion and editorial support from Tia Ross and the Black Writers Collective, we’re delighted to have chosen the stories below for inclusion:

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, dark fantasy, Science Fiction, anthologies, scifi, black sci-fi

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