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Costi Gurgu

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Speculative fiction writer with three books and over forty short stories published in USA, Canada, England, Denmark, Romania, Poland, and Hungary.
Twenty-four times awarded for his fiction, including the prestigious "Alexandru Odobescu" award for debut book, two times the "Vladimir Colin" award for novel and short story collection, and the "Romanian National Convention Award" for the Best Story of the Year.

Books:
-"Chronicles from the End of the Earth" - short story collection, Millennium Books, 2011
-"Recipearium" - novel, Tritonic, 2006
-"The Glass Plague" - short story collection, ProLogos, 2000

Recent sales:
- "Corrosion" - short story, "Water - Optimistic Sci-Fi" Anthology, editor Nina Munteanu, 2017
-"The Glass Plague" - novelette, "Dark Hor
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I’ve recently joined Curious Fictions, an online platform where you can subscribe to me to support my work and read my stories and updates about my writing (be it fiction, scripts, or games). Visit my author page to check it out and subscribe.


I just posted there my a short story entitled “Angels and Moths”, originally published in the anthology “Ages of Wonder”, edited by Julie E. Czerneda and...

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Reţetarium

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Cronici de la Capătul Pămân...

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"An intense and synestesic page-turner from the twisted and brilliantly imaginative mind of Costi Gurgu. “RecipeArium” is surely unlike anything you’ve read before. It is a New Weird work of art for all the sense, fast-paced and wickedly delicious...." Read more of this review »
The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams
"Maybe a rip off straight from the main ideeas of J.R.R Tolkien, but let`s face it, Tad Williams has a good, strong, voice of his own.

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