Call for Mythology Submissions!

Over the last five years, the From the Rock series has become one of the preeminent anthology series’ in Atlantic Canada. We have been home to some amazing established talent and helped some new authors break through that have gone on to dominate their fields, becoming genre bestsellers in their own right. From the Rock is a title readers consistently ask for, review well, and is a great way for avid readers to get introduced to indie talent they might find interesting. In 2018 the series’ third entry, Chillers from the Rock, went Bestseller on pre-orders alone!

We are currently accepting submissions for the seventh entry in this series: Mythology from the Rock, to be available in Winter of 2021. Continue reading Call for Mythology Submissions!

Chantal Boudreau announced as a ‘Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock’ author!

Engen Books is proud to announce one of the exciting new talents in genre fiction that will be appearing in 2020’s Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock collection: Chantal Boudreau!

A Toronto native currently living in Sambro, Nova Scotia; Boudreau is an avid and prolific author with over fifty credits to her name. She is the author of the Fervor series of novels, as well as the Masters & Renegades series and The Snowy Barrens Trilogy.

Boudreau is likely best known for her work in short fiction, and the anthologies she has appeared in have been shortlisted for both the Bram Stoker award and the Aurora award.

Her extensive short-fiction bibliography includes fantasy, dark fantasy, and horror.

She brings with her her short story ‘A Sticky Situation.’


Six other authors will be joining Chantal Boudreau, Shannon Green, Jennifer Shelby, Jon Dobbin, Melissa Bishop, Brad Dunne, Corinne Lewandowski, JRH Lawless, Lisa Daly, Andrew Pike, Julie Aubut Gaudet, Daniel Windeler, Alissa Hickox, Andrew McDonald, CS Woodburn and Steve Power for the 2020 Pulp Sci-Fi on the Rock collection! We have established authors, award-winners, bestsellers, and returning From the Rock alumni left to announce! Who will join them? Stay tuned and Never Look Back!


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Rocker Shannon Green announced as newest Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

Engen Books is proud to reveal one of the true talents in Newfoundland genre fiction will be joining us again in 2020’s Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock collection: Shannon Green!

A gifted author with a talent for the strange, Green has been recognized in both the genre community and the contemporary literary community for his pursuits. In the past he has been shortlisted for the 1996 Arts and Letters Award and well as won the 2015 Audience Choice Steampunk Newfoundland Showcase. Continue reading Rocker Shannon Green announced as newest Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

Jennifer Shelby announced as a Pulp SciFi from the Rock author!

Engen Books is proud to reveal the next Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author: Jennifer Shelby!

Jennifer Shelby was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and currently resides in Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick. She is the author of many works of short fiction, including ‘Borrowed Wings’ for Flights from the Rock, ‘Mrs. Coleman’s Backyard Refugee Camp’ for Andromeda Spaceways, and ‘Toby’s Alicorn Adventure’ for Cricket. Continue reading Jennifer Shelby announced as a Pulp SciFi from the Rock author!

Kit Sora made a splash at the 2020 Frosty Festival!

“Tonight. Was. Wonderful 💕 Shoutout to the most ferociously supportive friends a fairy could ask for!” — Kit Sora, Professional Photographer and Fairy Princess.

A magical time was had at the Wintry ReMix: Exhibit Opening on Feb 6 2020 at Admiralty House, as part of the 2020 Frosty Festival. Winter can seem drab and dreary after a while, but Admiralty House knows that there is a special beauty, unique to the season, to be showcased.

Admiralty House and AAMP are celebrating winter’s beauty with a one of kind art show that includes everything from watercolours to fibre art to photographs! And no collection of fantastical photographs would be complete without including the work of Kit Sora!

Join us on February 6th at 7:00 PM at the Annex for “Wintry ReMix” – a delightful display of winter-inspired creativity.

The exhibit will run until February 21st, 2020. To reach Admiralty House, call 709-748-1128.

Kit Sora: The Artobiography

A stunning, hundred-plus page hardcover collection of over 80 of Kit Sora’s most ambitious photographs, paired with short fiction inspired by the art by Canada’s best authorial talents. Includes stories by USA Today Bestselling Author Kate Sparkes, USA Today Bestselling Author Victoria Barbour, and Bestselling Author Amanda Labonté.

C$75.00

 

Rising Star Melissa Bishop announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

Engen Books is proud to foster new, exceptional talent in it’s bestselling From the Rock anthology of short fiction. To that end, we are pleased to announce the inclusion of Melissa Bishop in 2020’s Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock.

Born and raised in the St. John’s /Mount Pearl area, Bishop is a newcomer to the genre fiction scene in Atlantic Canada whose fantastic prose has taken the provinces community by storm. Her work won two Kit Sora awards in 2019: July 2019 ‘Cycles’ and September 2019 ‘Huntress of the Woods,’ and has placed numerous other times. Continue reading Rising Star Melissa Bishop announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

Engen thanks Kelly Rose

Kelly, buying the first 5 Black Womb books at Sci-Fi on the Rock 9, along with Cubecraft Steve.We love all our fans here at Engen, but every so often we think its a good idea to highlight a fan in a special way, because really: they keep things going over here. If there wasn’t anyone reading our books, we’d have no reason to keep writing them. With that in mind, we’d like to thank a longtime fan of our work: Kelly!

Kelly has been a longtime supporter of Engen Books, as evidenced by this photo from the longago times, when the local science-fiction convention was held at the Holiday Inn! She’s been there ever since the early, tiny, black-and-white cover books, reading, commenting, and reviewing. And just plain being awesome! Continue reading Engen thanks Kelly Rose

Prize-Winner Corinne Lewandowski announced as a ‘Pulp from the Rock’ author!

Dystopia from the RockCorinne Lewandowski is an award-winning author and poet from Halifax Nova Scotia, whom we are proud to announce as a contributor to Dystopia from the Rock. She is a recipient of The Joyce Marshall Hsia Memorial Poetry Prize. Her previous work includes poetry, radio dramas, and the short story ‘Family Business’ in Dystopia from the Rock.

She brings with her ‘The Final Invasion,’ a intricate exploration of pulp science-fiction!


Twelve other authors will be joining Corinne Lewandowski, JRH Lawless, Lisa Daly, Andrew Pike, Julie Aubut Gaudet, Daniel Windeler, Alissa Hickox, Andrew McDonald, CS Woodburn and Steve Power for the 2020 Pulp Sci-Fi on the Rock collection! We have established authors, award-winners, bestsellers, and returning From the Rock alumni left to announce! Who will join them? Stay tuned and Never Look Back!


For exclusive content and FREE books, be sure and check out the Engen Books Patreon.