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Inkless Media & eKhaya present the Something Wicked Anthology of Speculative Fiction, Volume Two.
The awesome cover art has been illustrated by celebrated South African artist, Vincent Sammy, a Something Wicked stalwart.
Volume Two marks the official transition of Something Wicked from magazine to annual anthology, featuring 25 brand new stories by writers from South Africa and abroad; seasoned veterans and first-timers brought together in a single book containing tales of post-apocalyptic dystopias, alternate realities, far-future science fiction and good old-fashioned blood-chilling horror, edited and compiled by the doting godparents of South African genre fiction, Joe Vaz and Vianne Venter. Let your mind wander across distant galaxies, down darkened alleys, and across oceans of floating cities and let Something Wicked be your guide.
Let the journey begin. “Joe and Vianne are talent-spotters … par excellence.” – Lauren Beukes
Published by eKhaya & Inkless Media
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Edited by Joe Vaz & Vianne Venter
|“Like a serial-killing zombie clown’s suitcase, the Something Wicked Anthology is full of deliciously wicked surprises, packing more stellar stories into its pages than anyone has a right to expect. Guaranteed scares, superb illustrations and stunning production values from the doting godparent of South African shocks – don’t read after midnight, and don’t miss out.”
– SL Grey
“[Editors] Joe and Vianne are talent-spotters of writers and illustrators par excellence, and superb editors. Definite recommend!”
– Lauren Beukes, author of Zoo City
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by Vianne Venter
I first heard of phookas when I was a child, watching the Jimmy Stewart movie, Harvey, about a giant playful and invisible phooka. When I read about the phooka of lore, though, I learned it is a darker creature. Though it has a borderline malevolent personality, I wondered what would happen if pushed to the edge.
|Issue 20 (Apr 2012)|
In association with the Open Book Festival we invite you to come join us at The Book Lounge on the 22nd of September 2012 (4pm – 5pm) for our Official Launch of Something Wicked Volume One.
We will be joined on stage by Arthur C Clarke winner Lauren Beukes and a couple of our authors will be showing up to read some extracts and and sign books.
We hope to see you there for this wonderfully exciting event.
Books will be on sale at the event or get yours now at The Book Lounge, or through our online store.
The Book Lounge:
71 Roeland St, Cape Town 8001 – Tel 021 462 2425 – Fax 021 462 2424 – email email@example.com
edited by Joe Vaz & Vianne Venter
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"It is hard to find a body of work more darkly enjoyable than the twenty issues (to date) of Something Wicked magazine. ...Something Wicked has an extraordinarily high hit rate. There's a great combination of daring taste and excellent talent on display, making this an incredible collection of magazines."
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