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Poe vs Doyle - Canadian Anthologies Short Listed For Aurora SF Award

EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is pleased to announce that two of their most popular anthologies have been shortlisted for the Aurora awards/Prix Auroras in the Best Related Works category

About the Anthologies

"nEvermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre"
Neo-Gothic fiction inspired by Edgar Allan Poe

"nEvermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre" is an homage to the great American writer, the incomparable Edgar Allan Poe. Compiled by multi-award winning editors, Nancy Kilpatrick and Caro Soles, nEvermore! presents a tantalizing selection of imaginative stories by New York Times bestselling and prize-winning authors.

Featuring works by: Margaret Atwood; David Morrell, Kelley Armstrong; Richard Christian Matheson; Tanith Lee; William F. Nolan (with Jason Brock & Sunni Brock); Nancy Holder; Christopher Rice; Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; Michael Jecks; Lisa Morton; J. Madison Davis; Barbara Fradkin, Colleen Anderson, Robert Bose, Jane Petersen Burfield, Rick Chiantaretto, Robert Lopresti, David McDonald, Loren Rhoads, Thomas S. Roche, and Carol Weekes & Michael Kelly, this anthology consists of 21 original tales that blend supernatural and mystery elements in unique reimaginings of Edgar Allan Poe’s exquisite stories.

About the Editors

Nancy Kilpatrick is a writer and editor with 18 novels and over 225 short stories in print. In her editorial capacity, nEvermore! is her 15th anthology. She enjoys wearing two hats and exploring both hemispheres of her brain. She won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Mystery Story, and several awards for her dark fantasy writing and editing, including the Paris Book Festival’s Best Anthology of the Year for Danse Macabre.

Caro Soles is the founder of Bloody Words, Canada’s biggest annual mystery convention. Her work includes mysteries, erotica, gay lit and science fi ction. She received the Derrick Murdoch Award from the Crime Writers of Canada for her work in the mystery fi eld and was short listed for the Lambda Literary Award.

"Professor Challenger: New Worlds. Lost Places" edited by Charles Prepolec and J. R. Campbell

Brilliant, belligerent and bearded in equal measure, incapable of suffering fools, or journalists, gladly, the greatest scientific mind of his generation - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Professor George Edward Challenger returns in ten all-new tales of scientific adventure and wonder. He is the discoverer of The Lost World, the prophet of The Poison Belt, the destroyer of The Disintegration Machine, and the man who made the World Scream! Who can deliver mankind from the shackles of ignorance? Who else but that great self-proclaimed champion of science? We give you, ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the one, the only, Professor George Edward Challenger!

Edited by Charles Prepolec and J. R. Campbell, this Doyle estate endorsed anthology features stories by: Guy Adams & James Goss, Lawrence C. Connolly, Mark Morris, Josh Reynolds, John Takis, Simon Kurt Unsworth, Stephen Volk, Wendy N. Wagner, Andrew J. Wilson and J. R. Campbell. With an introduction by Christopher Roden.

About the Editors:

J. R. Campbell’s fiction has appeared in a wide variety of publications including Spinetingler Magazine, Wax Romantic, and Challenging Destiny. From time to time his writing can also be heard on radio’s Imagination Theater and The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Charles Prepolec has contributed articles and reviews to All Hallows, Sherlock Magazine, Scarlet Street, and Canadian Holmes. An active Sherlockian for more than 20 years with The Singular Society of the Baker Street Dozen, Charles lives in Calgary with his wife Kristen and their cat Karma.

EDGE would like to congratulate all of the short listed nominees. In order to see the full list please click here:

For further information or to book interviews with the editors/authors please contact:

Janice Shoults
Marketing Director
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing

Book Details

nEvermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre
edited by Nancy Kilpatrick and Caro Soles
ISBN: 978-1-77053-085-0
Trade Paperback

Professor Challenger: New Worlds. Lost Places
edited by Charles Prepolec and J. R. Campbell
ISBN: 9781770530522
Trade Paperback

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