Selena Chambers

I imbibe words and consume past minds. As a result, I often awake next to strange sentences and forgotten meanings. I am the Bas Bleu Zombie.

I haven’t had many reasons to leave the house, lately. Too many deadlines and not enough time. However, when it comes to these two events, I wouldn’t miss them for all the pennies per word in the world. On Thursday, March 9th, starting at 7 pm at the Phyllis Straus Gallery in Tallahassee, FL, I …

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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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Reading! Writing! Editing! Yay!  As far as I can recall, this is what I was up too this year in publishing: Fiction “The Last Session: The Facts in the Case of Clarissa Collyer.” Dunhams Manor Press Limited Edition Chapbook. Longest fiction written to date. A whole novelette! Hot dang, I will conquer you yet, novel. …

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There are a few Kickstarters underway that I wanted to share–a little something for everyone: Steampunk Universe is the long-anticipated follow-up to Sarah Hans‘ award-winning Steampunk World from Alliteration Ink. Like with World, this anthology is “a diverse steampunk anthology from your favorite award-winning authors featuring disabled and aneurotypical characters.” As far as I know, there …

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This is a pretty informal announcement, but I have been sitting on this all summer and I must unburden my soul, or else…. I have sold my first short story collection to Pelekinesis press! Entitled CALLS FOR SUBMISSION, it will be born into the world sometime in May of next year. We’re in the beginning stages …

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This one fell through the blogging cracks for some reason. Nonetheless, this roundtable curated and conducted by Acep Hale is a great vehicle for showing how nuanced the horror genre is, but also how many voices are out there improvising it. I was honored to be part of the “Quiet Horror” panel with Kristi DeMeester, C.M. …

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I’ve blinked a thousand times and the words haven’t changed, so…guess what?  I’m a World Fantasy Award Finalist for my short story “The Neurastheniac,” which appears in Joseph S. Pulver, Sr’s  CASSILDA’S SONG (Chaosium), also a WFA finalist for best anthology. CASSILDA’S SONG explores the feminine side of Robert Chambers’ (no relation) KING IN YELLOW, and …

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