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Bruce Boston

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I've published fifty books and chapbooks, including the novels Stained Glass Rain and the best-of fiction collection Masque of Dreams. My work ranges from broad humor to literary surrealism, with many stops along the way for science fiction, fantasy, and horror. My novel The Guardener's Tale (Sam's Dot, 2007) was a Bram Stoker Award Finailist and a Prometheus Award Nominee. My stories and poems have appeared in hundreds of publications, including Asimov's SF Magazine, Amazing Stories, Weird Tales, Strange Horizons, Realms of Fantasy, Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, and The Nebula Awards Showcase, and received a number of awards, most notably, a Pushcart Prize, the Bram Stoker Award, the Asimov's Readers' Award, the Rhysling Award, and the G ...more


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The Guardener's Tale
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Stained Glass Rain
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Surrealities
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The Nightmare Collection
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I’m very pleased to report that my dark sf poem “In the Quiet Hour” has won the 2014 Asimov’s Readers Award. The awards were announced and presented yesterday at the Nebula Awards Weekend in Chicago. Winners in all the categories should be up at Locus Online in the next day or two. You can find the poem in the April/May 2014 Asimov’s SF, or in my recent collection Resonance Dark and Light (Eldr... Read more of this blog post »
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message 3: by Fran

Fran Friel Howdy, Bruce! It's always a pleasure to see you wherever you may roam.

Happy Saturday!

Hugs from CA,
Fran


Pamela Hey Bruce...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


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Ruth Khanna Thanks for adding me to your friends list!


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