Monday, November 15, 2010

The Carl Brandon Society's nifty fundraiser

I thought I'd better mention it, in case you all haven't heard: the Carl Brandon Society is holding a drawing giving away five e-book readers (2 Barnes & Noble Nooks, 2 Kobo Readers (with wifi), and an Alex eReader by Spring Design) that will include a selection of fiction by writers of color.

Here's a list of the fiction they'll be giving away:

Short Fiction

  • Judgment of Swords and Souls by Saladin Ahmed
  • Elan Vital by K. Tempest Bradford
  • The Executioner by Jenn Brissett
  • The Flinchfield Dance by Mary Burroughs (A Butler Scholar*)
  • The Abyss Gazes Also By Christopher Caldwell (A Butler Scholar*)
  • A – The Teachings by Chesya Burke
  • Chocolate Park by Chesya Burke
  • He Who Takes Away the Pain by Chesya Burke
  • The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate by Ted Chiang – 2008 Hugo and Nebula award winner
  • Non-Zero Probabilities by N. K. Jemisin – 2010 Hugo and Nebula nominee
  • And Their Lips Rang with the Sun by Amal El-Mohtar
  • Emeritas by Caren Gussoff (A Butler Scholar*)
  • Lena’s Gift by Shweta Narayan (A Butler Scholar*)
  • Hi Bugan ya Hi Kinggawan by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz (A Butler Scholar*)
  • Teaching a Pink Elephant to Ski by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
  • Sex Degrees of Separation by Terence Taylor


  • Beyond Duality by Moondancer Drake


  • King Maker: The Knights of Breton Court by Maurice Broaddus (Angry Robot)
  • Racing the Dark by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Agate Bolden)
  • The Burning City by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Agate Bolden)
  • Redemption In Indigo by Karen Lord (Small Beer Press)

Anthologies and Collections

  • A Mosque Among the Stars, ed. Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Ahmed A. Khan (ZC Books)
  • Being Full of Light Insubstantial by Linda Addison – Winner of the 2007 Bram Stoker Award (Space and Time)
  • Tides From The New Worlds by Tobias S Buckell (Wyrm Publishing)
  • Slightly Behind and to the Left: Four Stories and Three Drabbles by Claire Light (Aqueduct Press)
  • The Honey Month by Amal El-Mohtar (Papaveria Press)
  • Paper Cities, An Anthology of Urban Fantasy, ed. Ekaterina Sedia – Winner of the 2009 World Fantasy Award (Senses Five Press)
  • Filter House by Nisi Shawl – Winner of the 2008 James Tiptree Jr. Award (Aqueduct Press)


  • Apex Magazine November 2010 (Issue 18 – The Arab/Muslim Issue), ed. Catherynne M. Valente
  • Sybil’s Garage no. 7, ed. Matthew Kressel
Tickets are $1 each; you can purchase as many as you like until November 22 (i.e., a week from today). As you may have noticed, two fine Aqueduct collections are included.

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