It's official: The sale of Night Shade Books is going through

For the past two months, the fate of Night Shade Books has been up in the air. Would the beloved indie science fiction press go bankrupt, or would a buy-out by two entities, Skyhorse and Start, go through? Now, at last, we know — Night Shade will continue as an imprint of the two larger publishers. » 6/03/13 2:20pm 6/03/13 2:20pm

Night Shade Books' would-be owners on their controversial deal: "We're…

Night Shade Books has published some of the coolest books of the past several years, but it's also run into financial difficulties. Now Night Shade is trying to sell out to two other entities, in a deal that authors and agents have criticized. We talked to the prospective buyers, and they explained their side of… » 4/05/13 1:39pm 4/05/13 1:39pm

Night Shade Books Editor in Chief on the buyout: "This is the last…

Yesterday, we reported that Night Shade Books is being sold, and some authors aren't happy with the terms they're being offered as part of the sale. We reached out to Night Shade Editor in Chief Jeremy Lassen for comment, but didn't hear back from him in time for our deadline yesterday. Now Lassen has sent us a… » 4/04/13 10:55am 4/04/13 10:55am

Jonathan Strahan's acclaimed Eclipse anthology series becomes a free…

One of the great bright spots in the world of short genre fiction has been Jonathan Strahan's Eclipse anthology series — Eclipse Three, in particular, was one of the best anthologies of the past decade. Following in the footsteps of Dangerous Visions and Starlight, Eclipse gathered cutting-edge stories from some of… » 10/05/12 4:00pm 10/05/12 4:00pm

Want to work at an up-and-coming science fiction publisher? Night Shade…

Night Shade Books, publishers of Paolo Bacigalupi's multi-award-winning The Windup Girl and many other great books, just put out an ad seeking a full-time editor. If you live in San Francisco (or can move there) and want to edit science fiction books for a living, this is a great opportunity. Details at the link. [… » 11/18/10 3:20pm 11/18/10 3:20pm