Congratulations to the estimable troika of Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer, and Adam Mills for their World Fantasy Award nomination in the Special Award – Professional category for Weird Fiction Review! It’s been my honor to have a regular column there for the last two years. Ann and Jeff have done a bang-up job with their brainchild, the most all-guzzling and progressive portal to things Weird now available, but it would never work without Adam, who editorially oversees operations. Best of luck to them this fall in Brighton!
Of my work of late at Writers No One Reads, re-posting and broadcasting far more widely my recent WFR piece on Pierre Bettencourt, and at Sequential Highway, where Peter Howard interviews mon ami, comics agent Nicolas Grivel. It was through Grivel’s graces as a tireless promoter of French material and champion of translation that I’ve gotten to translate a number of recent popular and award-winning titles, for which I’m extremely grateful. And the indefatigable Chad Post at Three Percent congratulates this year’s PEN/Heim Translation Fund winners: a most estimable cohort.