A listing of Latino stories in horror, sci-fi, fantasy and magical realism that have appeared within the last year, or will soon. Including one of mine.
A review of my Closet of Discarded Dreams novel. By Risingshadow, one of the largest science fiction and fantasy book databases, run by dedicated speculative fiction fans for other bookworms. They’re giving away a free paperback copy –shipping incl.–and there’s only 2 days left! Even if you have it, win another to use as a gift.
The review: http://www.risingshadow.net/articles/442-a-review-of-rudy-ch-garcia-s-the-closet-of-discarded-dreams
The give-away: http://www.risingshadow.net/news/443-giveaway-rudy-ch-garcia-s-the-closet-of-discarded-dreams
You gotta read this book. It’s not horror, it’s not genre; it’s Latino Nuevo Spec.
My novel, The Closet of Discarded Dreams was reviewed by the Finnish SF/F webzine, Rising Shadow. The review is in English, and maybe later in Finnish. Not the first time I hit Europe–I had two short stories published in anthologies in Romania, in English, and another short story won a contest in Britain, at AlternateSpecies. Here, reviewer Seregil explains more reasons for reading a Chicano alternate-world fantasy. Stay tuned–they’ll have a contest to win a free copy.
A young Chicano battles insanity in a surreal world where everyone endlessly relives humankind’s abandoned dreams. Except for him. Will VN vet fraggers, Lenny Bruce, a Midget Godzilla, vampires, Neanderthals, a Black leper, Marilyn Monroe, Che, and Chrisie the Bruiser prove foes or allies? When the rebellious captive discovers special powers, his desire to escape contends with empathy for the Dreampeople. But can he create his own identity and rally them to overcome the Closet’s cataclysmic secret?
Available September 2012
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