Sunday, March 25, 2012

There can never be too many...

There can never be too many fine book publishers, in my opinion. I have learned today of a new fine press that has recently launched:

which will be specializing in "morbid and fantastical works".  They will soon be releasing their first publication, Shadow Plays by Reggie Oliver, in a limited run of 250 sewn hardbound copies.

Reggie Oliver is a contenporary stage actor, playwright, and author of ghost stories.  From his goodreads bio: 

He is the author of four highly-praised volumes of short fiction: The Dreams of Cardinal Vittorini (Haunted River 2003), The Complete Symphonies of Adolf Hitler (Haunted River 2005), Masques of Satan (Ash Tree 2007), and Madder Mysteries (Ex Occidente 2009). His stories have appeared in over 25 anthologies and, for the third year running, one of his stories appears in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, the most widely read and popular of contemporary horror anthologies.

Egaeus' publication will be of early and previously unpublished work, with introductions and commentary by the author.  I've just read a recently-published short anthology, "Mrs. Midnight and Other Stories", and am now very excited to read this new/old work of his.

I wish Egaeus great success with their efforts and look forward to this publication and more in the future!