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Christopher Rowe
Lexington, Ky.
Christopher Rowe is a writer living in Lexington, Kentucky.
Interests: science fiction, fantasy, cartography, gaming
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Just look at this blog post full of fabulous prizes! Well, a singular prize anyway, and one I hope you find fabulous should you win it. Here's the deal. I'll mail a randomly determined person who comments on this post... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Christopher Rowe
Because I'm aware that a fair number of folks who are likely to see this post are not, on the other hand, likely to read this in my upcoming collection, here I offer the text of the (brief) acknowledgements page... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Christopher Rowe
In addition to the fairly standard fictioneering I do (subcategories science fiction and fantasy), I also dabble in game design. Those of you who play the Pathfinder tabletop role-playing game might be interested in this new series of short adventures... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Christopher Rowe
As most of you probably know, I work with George RR Martin and a bunch of other writers in a group called the Wild Cards Consortium, which produces the vast, ongoing Wild Cards series of shared world anthologies. It's an... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at Christopher Rowe
I am so pleased today to reveal the cover of my upcoming collection, Telling the Map. The art is by the wonderful Kathleen Jennings, and I couldn't be happier with what my publishers at Small Beer Press have done with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Christopher Rowe
Gwenda's new book, Lois Lane Fallout, is officially out today. I wrote this in celebration of her and of her heroine. "Truth, Justice, and the American Way" Truth is, his first teachers were alien ghosts, Robot voices from a dying... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at Christopher Rowe
Today marks the launch into the world Jonathan Strahan's latest anthology, Fearsome Magics, which includes my new story, "The Dun Letter." I hope you'll all consider picking up a copy from wherever you buy books. If you're an Amazon user,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Christopher Rowe
A few quick notes for those of you who don't follow me on Facebook or Twitter. My short story "The Unveiling" will be published in the upcoming January issue of Asimov's Science Fiction. I'll be at Gen Con this weekend,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Christopher Rowe
This is proving a busy month for me as I finish up my last full semester of graduate school (I'll be doing a brief residency in Lisbon in July as well to fulfill the final requirements). I defend my thesis... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Christopher Rowe
This is the online home of Christopher Rowe, science fiction and fantasy author, great cook, raconteur, and independent bookseller. (Some of these things may be lies. Or none of them.) His story collection, Telling the Map, will be released by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Christopher Rowe
This past Sunday, my peers in the Bluegrass Writers Workshop and I finished up our Winter Residency with a group reading. I thought I'd share the two pieces I read with all y'all. Both of them are from a pretty... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Christopher Rowe
Hey all. Just a quick note about the event described on this flier. I'll be at the Woodford County Library tomorrow, Saturday, November 23rd, 2013, from 2 to 4 pm, discussing science fiction and fantasy, writing, and related things on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Christopher Rowe
So, I think it's time for a little preorder contest for THE WOKEN GODS, which is out on September 3, less than a month! This is a contest where you win IF you preorder, basically. And I even made a... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 5, 2013 at Christopher Rowe
My latest short story, "The Jack of Coins," is now available to read for free at the Tor Books website. If you prefer to read things on ereaders, you can get it for ninety-nine cents (US) for your Kindle or... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2013 at Christopher Rowe
A few things: Blackwood made the Locus recommended reading list in the first novels category. Sharing company with the other people on the list (including one Mr. Rowe in novelettes!) is an honor indeed. Completely thrilled. I'm over at The... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 5, 2013 at Christopher Rowe
Hi Eric! You might be able to track down a copy of the story's original appearance in the August 2006 issue of the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction online. Failing that, it's been reprinted in English in three books which you may be able to find: Science Fiction: The Best of the Year 2007, ed. Rich Horton, Prime Books, 2007. The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Twentieth Annual Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow and Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, St. Martin’s, 2007. The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, ed. Jonathan Strahan, Night Shade Books, 2007.
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2012 on Listen up! at Christopher Rowe
Here’s my schedule of public appearances at this week’s Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as Worldcon. Friday, August 31st, 1:30-3:00 pm, Haymarket. John Joseph Adams reading. JJA is the editor of many anthologies, and of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2012 at Christopher Rowe
Those of you who read this (yes, very intermittently updated) blog because you're somehow associated with the world of science fiction have almost certainly already heard about the sexual harassment incident at the recent Readercon convention and that convention's board's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2012 at Christopher Rowe
Nifty. My story "Another Word For Map is Faith" is available as a podcast (you can also just listen to it through your browser) at the most excellent Podcastle website. Check it out, won't you? Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2012 at Christopher Rowe
I'll figure out how to put this up as a permanent, linkable page or something around here sometime, but for now, since I was working it up for other reasons, here's my current bibliography for those who might be interested.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2012 at Christopher Rowe
Here's some news on the family writing front for those of you who don't follow Gwenda and/or me on the social networking sites. My story "Another Word For Map is Faith" will be produced in audio by Podcastle in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at Christopher Rowe
For what it's worth, I'm loving my NOOK Color. And the apps for Mac and PC are searchable. >Christopher: Initial Question/Comment: Is there a way to search the text of a book on my new Nook Color? For example, if... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at Christopher Rowe
As announced elsewhere already, I've just sold another short story. "The Contrary Gardener," which serves as a sort of companion piece to "The Voluntary State," will be in the next volume of Jonathan Strahan's Eclipse series of anthologies. I think... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2011 at Christopher Rowe
Blowing the dust off the blog to invite any and all to come see me (and many, many other writers) at this year's Decatur Book Festival over Labor Day weekend down in Georgia. My particular event is Sunday afternoon at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2011 at Christopher Rowe
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