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Editors announced for "Tesseracts Nineteen: Superhero Universe"

CALGARY, Alberta - Sept. 2, 2014 - PRLog -- Editors announced for "Tesseracts Nineteen: Superhero Universe"

(Calgary, Alberta) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is proud to announce that the editors for "Tesseracts Nineteen: Superhero Universe", are Claude Lalumière & Mark Shainblum.

Submissions for the new anthology will be accepted from Canadian writers (citizens, residents, expats, etc.) starting October 30, 2014 up to February 2, 2015,12 midnight, Pacific Time.

For this new Tesseracts volume, the editors are seeking original short stories and poems which are about and/or feature:

"Any and all permutations of the superhero genre. Superheroes! Supervillains! Superpowered antiheroes. Super scientists. Adventurers into the unknown. Costumed crimefighters. Mutant superterrorists. Farfuture supergroups. Crusading aliens in a strange land. Secret histories of covert superspies."

About The Editors:

Claude Lalumière (http://claudepages.info/) has edited thirteen previous anthologies, including one previous volume in the Tesseracts series (the Aurora nominee Tesseracts Twelve: New Canadian Fantastic Fiction) and two previous superhero anthologies, including Super Stories of Heroes & Villains, which was hailed in a starred review by Publishers Weekly as "by far the best superhero anthology." In addition to being a frequent contributor to Tesseracts anthologies, he's the author of Objects of Worship, The Door to Lost Pages, and Nocturnes and Other Nocturnes.

Mark Shainblum (http://www.shainblum.com/) was born and raised in Montreal, where he and illustrator Gabriel Morrissette co-created the comics series Northguard and the bestselling humour book series Angloman, which later appeared as a weekly strip in The Montreal Gazette. Mark also collaborated on the Captain Canuck daily newspaper strip and Canadiana: The New Spirit of Canada, a webcomic.

About the Tesseracts anthology series:

The Tesseracts anthology series is Canada's longest running anthology. It was first edited by the late Judith Merril in 1985, and has published more than 529 original Canadian speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy and horror) stories and poems by 315 Canadian authors, editors, translators and special guests.

Some of Canada's best known writers have been published within the pages of these volumes including Margaret Atwood, William Gibson, Robert J. Sawyer, and Spider Robinson (to name a few).


During the submission period, the editors will accept submissions via Submittable. The link will be available October 30, 2014.

For updates and information, please visit the information page at:

http://www.edgewebsite.com/ books/tess19/t19-catalog.html

Release Date:

"Tesseracts Nineteen: Superhero Universe" will be released in the Spring of 2016 in paperback and eBook formats.


Media Contact
Janice Shoults

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