Archive for May, 2016

Epic Fantasy grab bag from Orbit Books

Item Name & Description: Orbit Books has donated a grab bag of epic fantasy, consisting of:

Starting Bid: $10.

Shipping: United States only, because of publishing rights.

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Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Ann Leckie’s complete ANCILLARY trilogy, signed

Item Name & Description: a signed trade paperback set of Ann Leckie‘s completed ANCILLARY trilogy, donated by the author. Two available.

Starting Bid: $10. Two available, two top bids win; consecutive bids must still increase.

Shipping: Worldwide.

Other Notes? Can be signed to a particular person (though this may increase the time it takes for you to get it).

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Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Lila Bowen’s WAKE OF VULTURES, signed

downloadItem Name & Description: a hardcover of Lila Bowen’s WAKE OF VULTURES, signed (and assorted swag). Donated by the author; two available.

Starting Bid: $7. Two available, two top bids win; consecutive bids must still increase.

Shipping: Worldwide.

Other Notes? Can be signed to a particular person (though this may increase the time it takes for you to get it).

Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids
are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Fantasy grab bag from Orbit Books

Item Name & Description: Orbit Books has donated a grab bag of fantasy, consisting of:

Starting Bid: $10.

Shipping: United States only, because of publishing rights.

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Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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N.K. Jemisin’s THE FIFTH SEASON & THE OBELISK GATE, signed

Item Name & Description: a signed trade paperback of N.K. Jemisin’s THE FIFTH SEASON and a signed galley of THE OBELISK GATE (forthcoming, August 2016). Donated by the author; two sets available.

Starting Bid: $10. Two available, two top bids win; consecutive bids must still increase.

Shipping: Worldwide.

Other Notes? Can be signed to a particular person (though this may increase the time it takes for you to get it).

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Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Alex Marshall’s A CROWN FOR COLD SILVER & A BLADE OF BLACK STEEL, signed

Item Name & Description: a signed trade paperback of Alex Marshall‘s A CROWN FOR COLD SILVER, and a signed hardcover of A BLADE OF BLACK STEEL (release date May 24, 2016). Donated by the author; two available.

Starting Bid: $10. Two available, two top bids win; consecutive bids must still increase.

Shipping: Worldwide.

Other Notes? Can be signed to a particular person (though this may increase the time it takes for you to get it).

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Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Kate Elliott’s BLACK WOLVES, signed

61mOilNUXmLItem Name & Description: a signed trade paperback of Kate Elliott’s BLACK WOLVES. Donated by the author; two available.

Starting Bid: $5. Two available, two top bids win; consecutive bids must still increase.

Shipping: Worldwide.

Other Notes? Can be signed to a particular person (though this may increase the time it takes for you to get it).

Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Zen Cho’s SORCERER TO THE CROWN, signed and doodled, plus T-shirt with original art by Likhain

Item Name & Description: a hardcover of Zen Cho’s SORCERER TO THE CROWN, signed and doodled, along with a T-shirt featuring the words “rebellious postcolonial grandchild of Georgette Heyer” in calligraphy by Likhain.

The book will be either the US or UK hardcover depending on publishing territory of the successful bidder (contents are the same but covers differ). The T-shirt is an organic cotton American Apparel T-shirt available in men’s and women’s fitted sizes.

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Starting Bid: $40

Shipping: Worldwide

Other Notes? The book will be shipped from the UK by the author. The T-shirt will be shipped directly from Cafepress and so will arrive separately.

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Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Limited edition of LITTLE BASKET 2016: NEW MALAYSIAN WRITING eds. Catalina Rembuyan, Lee Ee Leen, Ted Mahsun and Tshiung Han See

Form 3 Entry 58 Fileupload 1Item Name & Description: a copy of LITTLE BASKET 2016 (eds. Catalina Rembuyan, Lee Ee Leen, Ted Mahsun and Tshiung Han See), first of a planned annual literary journal of new Malaysian writing in English including fiction, essays and comics. There are only 3,000 copies, the book won’t be reprinted and it’s only available in selected bookshops in London and Malaysia, so this is a VERY rare opportunity to get hold of what’s sure to become a collector’s item.

Starting Bid: $20

Shipping: Worldwide

Other Notes? This will ship from the UK.

Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Short Story Critique from Alyssa Wong

Item Name & Description: I will read and critique a genre fiction short story of up to 5,000 words.

I teach undergrad fiction courses as part of my MFA work. My fiction has appeared &/or is forthcoming from F&SF, Nightmare Magazine, Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, Tor.com, and Lightspeed Magazine, among others.

Starting Bid: 50

Other Notes? I can deliver your critique within 30 days of receiving the short story manuscript. I would prefer not to read classic literary realism, but pretty much anything else goes. My areas of specialization are dark fantasy, horror, and queer fiction.

Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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