A Brand New Professional Market for Dangerous, Lovely Short Fiction

One good thing is coming out of yesterday's Weird Tales controversy: We're getting a brand new professional science fiction and fantasy magazine. Shimmer Magazine has been a cool small-press magazine that publishes stories that are "dark, strange, funny or all three," as Mary Robinette Kowal puts it. » 8/21/12 7:30am 8/21/12 7:30am

Weird Tales backtracks on support of "ridiculous and offensive" novel

Weird Tales Magazine ignited an internet powderkeg with its support of the racial dystopia novel Save the Pearls. But now, the magazine has apparently changed its position. The publisher posted the following statement just now: » 8/20/12 3:16pm 8/20/12 3:16pm