VanderMeer at infinity plus
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home of additional stories set in the Veniss Underground Milieu.
Click on a link below to read more Veniss stories, including "Quin's
Shanghai Circus," an early version of the first chapter of Veniss
War. In the far future, humankind fights a deadly war against
their own bioneered creations who can bring back your loved one as
aghost in flesh-and-bone... Plus a specially written afterword.
- Ghost in the Machine.
Living on, ghosts in the machine, they should be living books, vital
links to the past. Instead: mere play things. Powerless. Almost...
Heart for Lucretia. The story of a brother, a sister, and a Flesh
Dog, and how two found a heart for the third. Plus a specially written
Shanghai Circus. He always had artistic dreams. And in a world
where children play with genetic playdoh, creating creatures that
move and breathe, all is malleable, all is art. Far-future sf meets
dark fantasy, mediated by VanderMeer's vivid, poetic imagination;
with an afterword by the author.
in Love. He saw her in a window, by accident, and he fell in love
immediately. But how could he, a penniless ex-missionary, ever hope
to woo her? A major feature to mark publication of City of Saints
and Madmen: a complete novella plus a non-fiction piece on one of
the inspirations for the Ambergris stories.
A powerful and moving story of man and beast -- a mahout and his
elephant, Mary (she'd never hurt anybody before...). Plus a specially
- Three Days
in a Border Town. The border town manifested itself to you at
the end of a second week in the desert. You could have ignored it
Interviews with Jeff VanderMeer:
Interview with Jeff VanderMeer (March 2002)
Jeff Ford talks to one of our more idiosyncratic and gifted writers
about Ambergris, one of the most remarkable Fantastic locales in the
history of the genre.
VanderMeer interviewed (April 2006)
Jeff talks to Tom Hunter about weightlifting, added value, and the
novel he never thought he'd finish.
Features by Jeff VanderMeer:
Interview with Jeffrey Ford (March 2000)
Jeff VanderMeer talks to World Fantasy Award winner Jeffrey Ford,
author of novels including the unique and original The Physiognomy
and a number of idiosyncratic and entertaining short stories.
B Ruch: Creator of The Modern Word (August 2001)
Jeff VanderMeer discovers how an author of game-related vampire writings
ended up responsible for The Modern Word, a website exploring
the work of some of the twentieth century's greatest writers.
interview with Jeffrey Thomas (May 2000)
Jeffrey Thomas, author of the stylish dark sf of Punktown and
the man behind Necropolitan Press, talks to Jeff VanderMeer.
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