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An Appreciation by Tim Powers

Posted by: Rodger on January 24th, 2013 at 16:39
Posted in: Powers News

Who? by Algis Budrys

The Library of America, a nonprofit publisher, is dedicated to publishing, and keeping in print, authoritative editions of America's best and most significant writing. One of their recent titles is
American Science Fiction: Nine Classic Novels of the 1950s which includes Who? by Algis Budrys. Tim Powers has written an appreciation for the novel.

Big Orange Book Festival

Posted by: Rodger on September 20th, 2012 at 12:23
Posted in: Convention Appearances & Signings, Powers News

On the 21st and 22nd of September, Tim Powers and James Blaylock will be appearing at the Big Orange Book Festival on Chapman University's City of Orange campus. They will be speaking about the history, influence and progression of steampunk. For more information, visit the Big Orange Book Festival.

Big Orange Book Festival

Better Storytelling: A Tim Powers Interview

Posted by: Rodger on August 17th, 2012 at 13:55
Posted in: Interviews, Powers News

Mark O'Bannon of the Better Storytelling Blog talked to Tim Powers about the secrets of storytelling by published authors.

Another Tim Powers Bibliography

Posted by: Rodger on July 25th, 2012 at 12:49
Posted in: Limited Editions, Powers News

A Comprehensive Dual Bibliography of James P. Blaylock & Tim Powers (Argent Leaf Press)

The new Argent Leaf Press book, A Comprehensive Dual Bibliography of James P. Blaylock & Tim Powers (ISBN 978-0-9767486-0-1) contains information about the books and other publications issued by and about Tim and Jim. You can read about it or order a copy at the Argent Leaf Press web site.

Kontakt Interview with Tim Powers

Posted by: Rodger on May 18th, 2012 at 13:25
Posted in: Convention Appearances & Signings, Interviews, Powers News

While in Zagreb, Croatia, Tim Powers was a Guest of Honour at Kontakt (April 26-29 2012). There he did an interview with Ana Miljanic.






Kontakt Interview with Tim Powers

Podcast: Tim Powers Interview

Posted by: Rodger on February 3rd, 2012 at 16:06
Posted in: Forthcoming Works, Interviews, Podcast, Powers News

JackalCast has posted a podcast of an interview with Tim Powers. He was in conversation with Stephen Nelson at Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention. You can find it here to listen to the whole chat.

Another Tim Powers Interview

Posted by: Rodger on June 30th, 2011 at 11:42
Posted in: Interviews, On Stranger Tides, Powers News

Karen of Johnny Depp Reads talked to Tim Powers again about going to the premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and how the book evolved into the film.

Tim Powers on 'Real-World Lumber'

Posted by: Rodger on June 3rd, 2011 at 18:30
Posted in: Forthcoming Works, Interviews, Movie News, On Stranger Tides, Powers News, Work in Progress

Alison Flood of guardian.co.uk talked to Tim Powers about On Stranger Tides and other topics. He gets chatty about his next book and he explains how he builds his fantastic tales from 'real-world lumber'.

Tim's Appearances

Posted by: Rodger on April 16th, 2011 at 15:20
Posted in: Powers News

Tim will be co-teaching the Writers of the Future Workshop with K.D. Wentworth in Hollywood from May 10 through the 15th, and, in June from the 3rd through the 5th, he will be the Guest of Honor at Soonercon in Oklahoma City.

Tim's New Novel

Posted by: Rodger on April 16th, 2011 at 15:14
Posted in: Forthcoming Works, Powers News, Work in Progress

Tim sent along this summary of his new novel. It may be called Hide Me Among the Graves or Blood Between Us. HarperCollins has scheduled the book for next year.

In the winter of 1862, London veterinarian John Crawford learns that his interlude with a prostitute seven years earlier has produced a daughter. The now-reformed ex-prostitute, Adelaide McKee, has recently learned that their lost daughter is still alive—but that the girl's life and soul are in peril from a vampiric ghost whose murderous attention McKee drew in her bad old days.

The vampire ghost is John Polidori, Lord Byron's one-time physician and uncle to the poet Christina Rossetti and her brother, the painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, both of whose works are supernaturally aided by the influence of Polidori. But when Polidori horribly makes a resurrected vampire of Dante's wife, and threatens other family members, the Rossettis know that they must find a way to destroy their monstrous uncle, even though it means the end of their best work.

Thrown together with Crawford and McKee, who hope to find and save their fugitive daughter, the Rossettis find themselves plunged into a supernatural London underworld they never suspected. Each of the mismatched four, and the Artful-Dodger-like daughter too—in the midst of shootings and narrow escapes and supernatural warfare — must ultimately choose between stressful life and the unholy immortality that Polidori offers.

The novel sweeps from high London society to the grimmest slums, from the elegant salons of the West End to the pre-Roman catacombs under St. Paul's cathedral, and ultimately reveals a supernatural revenge plot against England that has been brewing since the queen of the native Iceni was killed by the Roman governor Suetonius in 60 AD.