Your Chance to Own a Unique Victorian Gadget from the Cabinet of…

This strange device looks unassuming enough, but it could transform your life. For this is one of the last few remaining examples of a Mooney & Finch Somnotrope, a once-common device that has been removed from circulation. And it can be yours! » 7/15/11 8:30am 7/15/11 8:30am

A sneak peek at the art-packed weird fiction book you'll be drooling…

Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, who brought you the amazing Steampunk anthologies (among many others), have just released another sumptuous literary and visual treat. And we've got a sneak peek at some of the art and table of contents. » 7/07/11 2:30pm 7/07/11 2:30pm

A sneak peek at the art-packed weird fiction book you'll be drooling…

Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, who brought you the amazing Steampunk anthologies (among many others), are about to release another sumptuous literary and visual treat. And we've got a sneak peek at some of the art and table of contents. » 1/31/11 4:30pm 1/31/11 4:30pm

November Books Bring Greg Bear's deep-space mystery and steampunk…

In this month's books, Greg Bear serves up disaster in deep space, while a beautifully designed book sheds new light on steampunk. Plus medieval utopias, star-crossed loves, and a flaming zeppelin! » 11/08/10 3:40pm 11/08/10 3:40pm

How Steampunk Literature Has Changed In The Past Decade

Ann and Jeff VanderMeer are almost done reading the submissions for their second steampunk anthology, which will focus much more on stories from the past decade as opposed to classic tales. And they're noticing some big changes in the make-up of steampunk lit. Writes Jeff VanderMeer: » 2/17/10 10:30am 2/17/10 10:30am

Make Friends With The Ultimate Weirdness

The New Weird, the awesome new anthology edited by io9 contributors Ann and Jeff Vandermeer, has its own MySpace Page. That means you can make friends with a whole literary movement, which focuses on urban settings and visceral, disturbing imagery borrowed from horror. The anthology follows the genesis of the New… » 3/26/08 12:00pm 3/26/08 12:00pm