We are excited to reveal the cover of Tracie McBride’s upcoming short fiction collection, Drive, She Said and Other Stories. The artwork and design is by the wonderfully skilled and talented Keely Van Order.
A collection of horror and dark fantasy short stories.
The themes and settings are diverse, but one common thread runs through the stories—they all feature women.
Women as protagonists. Women as doomed heroines. Woman as villains. Mothers and spinsters, wives and prostitutes, sisters and witches.
And in some stories, monsters in feminine form.
Drive, She Said and Other Stories will be released world-wide in March 2020. Preorder facilitates will be available early next year.
IFWG Publishing is delighted to announce the acquisition of Gillian Polack’s science fiction novel, The Year of the Fruitcake. The novel tells of the Earth-based life of a mostly-mindwiped alien anthropologist inhabiting a human perimenopausal body instead of her own more rational body with its capacity to change gender. Polack describes her novel as, “Bleak. It’s political. It’s angry. It’s also sarcastic, cynical and funny.”
And we agree. “We have never read anything like this novel, and we believe readers will be entranced by it,” commented Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG.
The Year of the Fruitcake will be released in the first quarter of 2019.
Gillian Polack is a writer, editor, scholar and teacher. Two of her novels and her 2016 research monograph have been shortlisted for awards. She has edited two anthologies (one of which was also shortlisted for an award) and has seventeen short stories published (one of which actually won an award and four others of which were listed as recommended reading on international years’ best lists). She has a PhD in Creative Writing and one in Medieval History. Her current research concerns how culture is embedded in narrative. Her hobbies include cooking and making bad jokes.
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