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Ann and Jeff VanderMeer on Fantasy’s Influence on Today’s Literature

At Electric Literature, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer take a look at fantasy’s impact on comtemporary pop culture, in their introduction to the new collection, The Big Book of Modern Fantasy. “Fantasy becomes something of use to a writer to make a political or social statement,” they write. “It’s not... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-07-20 20:30:05 UTC ]
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How Fantasy Literature Helped Create the 21st Century

The following is the introduction to The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, to be published by Vintage Books on July 21, 2020. Introduction copyright (c) 2020 by VanderMeer Creative, Inc. Fantasy is a broad and various category that on the one hand can feature... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-07-16 11:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the Nebula Award finalists!

Congratulations to the finalists for the annual Nebula Awards! Presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, these awards have been celebrating writers working in the genres for the past fifty-five years. (Past recipients include N. K. Jemisin and Jeff VanderMeer.) This year’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-20 20:54:28 UTC ]
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Ann and Jeff VanderMeer On Classic Fantasy, Fearsome Ducks, and Dead Astronauts

In this episode, taped live at the Miami Book Fair, writer Jeff VanderMeer and editor Ann VanderMeer talk to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about editing The Big Book of Classic Fantasy anthology, historical understandings of fantasy, editing beyond... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 09:48:07 UTC ]
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Here is the 2019 Longlist for the National Book Award for Fiction.

It’s here: the final day of the National Book Foundations’ longlist announcements. Yep, it’s time for the fiction list, as chosen by judges Dorothy Allison, Ruth Dickey, Javier Ramirez, Danzy Senna (Chair), and Jeff VanderMeer from a pool of 397 submitted books. It includes two debut short story... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-20 14:32:33 UTC ]
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5 Writing Tips: Jeff VanderMeer

"But at some point, no matter how good your partial or rough draft is, you may also have to methodically test your novel—in all ways, from the structure down to the paragraph level." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff VanderMeer on the biggest dystopia of spring, 'America War' by Omar El Akkad

What would it look like if America went to war with itself over oil, against a backdrop of devastation from the effects of climate change? The dystopian “American War,” a debut novel by journalist Omar El Akkad, makes such catastrophic “what if?” scenarios personal via an intimate portrait of a... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WIRED Book Club: An Entire Trilogy in a Month? Boom.

Jeff VanderMeer's <em>Southern Reach</em> trilogy wraps up exquisitely, completing a journey from mystery to horror to understanding to, indeed, acceptance. The post WIRED Book Club: An Entire Trilogy in a Month? Boom. appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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