Eclipse Online

Eclipse Online is an exciting new online magazine published by Night Shade Books and edited by Jonathan Strahan.  You can subscribe to the rss feed for it here, or follow updates here.

  • Eclipse Offline I’ve been made aware that the six stories that I edited for Eclipse Online in 2013 are all currently offline. While I have no control over this, I have made enquiries with Night Shade about their plans for the stories and will keep everyone up to date as I hear more.
  • Eclipse…going, going, gone… Since I announced on April 4 that I was closing Eclipse Online I’ve had a number of queries about its future.  Eclipse artist Kathleen Jennings has just posted about illustrating the final two Eclipse stories, and it has prompted me to clarify my plans for it. As much as I loved working on the Eclipse series ...
  • Eclipse Online to close effective immediately Seven years ago Eclipse One was published and went on to be part of one of the most respected original science fiction and fantasy anthology series of its time, featuring major awards winners and nominees, stories destined to become classics, and either winning or being nominated for the World Fantasy, Aurealis, Ditmar, and Locus awards. In ...
  • Eclipse Online: “In Metal, In Bone” by An Owomoyela And March draws to a close with another brand new story over at Eclipse Online, this time a powerful new science fiction story, “In Metal, In Bone“, by An Owomoyela. I’m delighted to be able to feature it over at Eclipse and hope enjoy it as much as I did.
  • Episode 137: The rambling continues Back from Gotham and certain celebrations, Gary joins Jonathan in the Gershwin Room to discuss the newly released Tiptree shortlist, Hugo nominations, and to start what will be a continuing discussing of grimdark fantasy. As always, we hope you enjoy the podcast!
  • Eclipse Online: “On the Arrival of the Paddle-Steamer on the Docks of V” by Peter M. Ball The second Eclipse Online story for February 2013, “On the Arrival of the Paddle-Steamer on the Docks of V” by Peter M. Ball, has just been published. A powerful fantasy novelette, I think it’s possibly the best story I’ve read from Ball. As always, Kathleen Jennings provides us with another wonderful illustration.
  • Eclipse Online: “Sanctuary” by Susan Palwick The first Eclipse Online story for February 2013, “Sanctuary” by Susan Palwick, has just been published. This disturbing novelette about a group of survivors of sorts stuck in a dark future features one of Kathleen Jennings darkest illustrations for us yet. Palwick is a wonderful writer, and I’m delighted to be able to feature her ...
  • Eclipse Online: “The Amnesia Helmet” by F. Brett Cox The second Eclipse Online story for 2013, “The Amnesia Helmet” by F. Brett Cox, has just been published. This compelling story about a young girl who in inspired by a Buck Rogers movie is beautifully illustrated by Kathleen Jennings. Cox is a fine short story writer, and I’m very pleased that I am able to ...
  • Eclipse Online : “The Advocate”, Genevieve Valentine The first Eclipse Online story for 2013, “The Advocate” by Genevieve Valentine, has just been published. The touching story of the first Martian ambassador to Earth, it’s once again wonderfully illustrated by Kathleen Jennings. Valentine is one of our best writers and I’m delighted to be able to feature her on Eclipse Online this month.
  • Eclipse Online : “The Memcordist”, Lavie Tidhar The latest Eclipse story, “The Memcordist” by Lavie Tidhar has just been published, along with an absolutely perfect illustration by Kathleen Jennings!. It’s a terrific story and one I’m very proud to have been able to publish as part of Eclipse Online. We are also featuring “The Continuity“, an annotated bibliography of Lavie’s work with ...
  • Eclipse Online – Some reading! In October of this year Night Shade Books launched a new fiction magazine, Eclipse Online. It was the obvious next step for the critically acclaimed Eclipse series of anthologies, that I’d been fortunate enough to edit for the previous four years, and has given me the opportunity to broaden and develop Eclipse in a new ...
  • Eclipse Online : “Invisible Men”, Christopher Barzak The latest Eclipse story, “Invisible Men” by Christopher Barzak just gone been published, along with an absolutely perfect illustration by Kathleen Jennings!. It’s a terrific story and one I’m very proud to have been able to publish as part of Eclipse Online.
  • Eclipse Online : “Firebugs”, Nina Kiriki Hoffman The latest Eclipse story, “Firebugs” by Nina Kiriki Hoffmanhas just gone live, along with another wonderful illustration by Kathleen Jennings!. I love Nina’s work and this story, and I hope you love it too!
  • Eclipse Online : “Holmes Sherlock: A Hwarhath Mystery”, Eleanor Arnason The latest Eclipse story, “Holmes Sherlock: A Hwarhath Mystery” by Eleanor Arnason has just gone live, along with an editorial by me. I think it’s another excellent story from one of our very best storytellers. I hope you agree!
  • Eclipse continues – One Little Room an Everywhere by KJ Parker After the launch of Eclipse Online just two weeks ago with Christopher Rowe’s terrific “The Contrary Gardner” we now follow up with the brilliant KJ Parker’s “One Little Room an Everywhere“, described by Locus Online’s Lois Tilton as “dreadfully witty” and “First rate stuff from a first rate author”. If you enjoy either of the stories ...
  • Eclipse Online is coming!! Five years ago I was chatting on the phone with my good friend and publisher Jason Williams about our mutual love for short fiction and for the great science fiction anthologies of the 1970s, especially the books edited by Terry Carr. We share a deep admiration for his groundbreaking Universe series of anthologies, and for ...

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