STICKS AND BONES: Home Is Where the Hearth Is (Issue 1)Valya Dudycz Lupescu & Madeline Carol Matz
Home Is Where the Hearth Is is the first chapter/issue in the graphic novel STICKS & BONES. Issue 1 tells the story of Yaroslav, a displaced house spirit in America looking for a new home. At its heart, this is a fairy tale about love and transformation, and the sacrifices we make to find our place in the world. The 24-page comic will be beautifully illustrated with fully painted pages by Madeline in a style that echoes the art of Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha.
Fully funded by kickstarter supporters, Sticks and Bones will debut at Chicon 7! Read more on the kickstarter page, and stay tuned!
by Shannon Saar
Misanthrope Daniel Wachter inherits the Chicago Harbor Light, but he soon learns that he's not alone, and the current ghostly occupent is not happy to share her space. (Coming Fall 2012)
Conclave: A Journal of Character
Conclave: A Journal of Character, is preparing for its fourth issue under the guidance of new Managing Editor Savannah Thorne. The beautiful third issue featured exclusive interviews with Peter S. Beagle and Karen Essex, Jane Yolen's "Open Letter to John Galliano," and more, it looks like a wonderful issue! Information about the new issue is available online, and back issues are available for purchase on Amazon.com and at select bookstores.
Also now available on Audible! The Audiobook for The Silence of Trees by Valya Dudycz Lupescu
Iambik Audio produced the audiobook for our fiction title, The Silence of Trees by Valya Dudycz Lupescu and narrated by the lovely and talented Xe Sands.
In preparation for her recording, Xe Sands (@xesands on Twitter) live tweeted her reading of The Silence of Trees with the hashtag: #SilenceofTrees. Here’s a Storify compilation of her experience: http://storify.com/valya/the-silence-of-trees
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