Selena Chambers

Writer. Editor. Throwback Surrealist.

  Happy Halloween my Treaties! I know we’re all busy putting the final trimmings on our costumes, but I wanted to celebrate this day with you by sharing the eldritch news that Paul Jessup and I have made a thing, and after much toil and trouble, it now lives on the Interwebs and RSS Feeds …

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I am pleased as punch to announce that I will be a guest at this year’s OUTER DARK SYMPOSIUM in Atlanta, Georgia. It’s been an evolving and wonderful conference, with each year outdoing the other, and I was sorry to have missed last year in CA. I was honored to be at the first one, and …

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I’m packing on up for my flight to Denver tomorrow. I’m really excited to be visiting the area again, and finally visiting the famous Tattered Cover bookstore in Colfax, Denver. I will be there Wednesday, December 5th celebrating the release of MECHANICAL ANIMALS: TALES AT THE CRUX OF CREATURE AND TECH with my co-editor Jason …

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Next week, I’m heading down to the Southernmost part of the US to participate in the 37th annual Hemingway Days! There are a lot of events throughout the week, and I am excited to be part of Wednesday’s evening readings alongside some of Florida’s best! Because speculative fiction isn’t exactly associated with Hemingway, I will …

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Two weeks ago was my book release party for Calls for Submission. And, as usual, I’m blogging about it in a totally timely manner. The delay in posting doesn’t diminish how amazing of a night it was! My book had been out for exactly a month by the evening of the reading, but it didn’t …

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About two weeks ago, Calls for Submission was released by Pelekinesis. I made a nifty comic, did some guests posts, and have enjoyed some really nice reviews at Goodreads, Amazon, and This Is Horror. Here’s a recap of what all has happened: Friday, May 5, Calls for Submission received its first review at Goodreads (and …

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I’m doing a mini-Guest Blog tour for Calls for Submission, and my first stop is at the incomparable Literary Hub! I am very pleased to share that “The Women Surrealists Helping Me Through Our New Political Reality” is now live. My original intention, and pitch, for this piece was to be a discussion about the …

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I was very happy to get to go to an independent bookstore in my hometown, Midtown Reader. It is quickly becoming my sanctuary from home and work. Every time I go, I leave energized in the unique way that only book browsing and buying can do. Needless to say, I never leave empty handed. Here’s …

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We’re in the final countdown! In a month, my debut collection CALLS FOR SUBMISSION will be out in the world doing whatever debut collections do (hopefully be read?). And I am doing all the things writers do to try to make that happen (witchy moon spells?). Seriously, though, so far, it has been going pretty good, …

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For the past few months, I have been reading for Zoetic Press’s NonBinary Review #12: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, which I have the honor of serving as Guest Editor. It was just released, and is now available for digital purchase for just $1.99. Out of something like 63 submissions, I selected 32 stories, …

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