Category Archives: Anthologies

Prize-Winning short-story author Jeff Slade returns in ‘Flights from the Rock’!

Engen Books is proud to announce the return of one of its exciting breakout talents from 2018’s Chillers from the Rock collection: Jeff Slade!

A resident of Salmon Cove, Slade is an avid reader who enjoys both making and hearing puns, playing the guitar, and cats. Slade made his publishing debut in Chillers from the Rock with his chilling tale, The Culling, then went on to win the April 2018 Kit Sora Flash Photography Fiction Prize with his story, Extinguished. He returned in 2019’s Dystopia from the Rock with his story, Anchored. Continue reading Prize-Winning short-story author Jeff Slade returns in ‘Flights from the Rock’!

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Bronwynn Erskine announced as a ‘Flights from the Rock’ author!

Engen Books is proud to introduce one of the exciting new talents in genre fiction featured in 2019’s Flights from the Rock collection: Bronwynn Erskine!

An Ontario native currently residing in Newfoundland, Erskine is an avid steampunk enthusiast and acrylic landscape painter. Erskine made her publishing debut in 2018’s Chillers from the Rock with her chilling tale: Scarlett Ribbons. She returns to Flights from the Rock with her new story: Feather and Bone.


Sixteen other authors will be joining Bronwynn Erskine, Peter J. Foote, Lindsay Kitson, Stacey Oakley, Teresita Dziadura, Nicole Little, Carolyn R Parsons, Lisa Daly, Ellen Curtis, & Erin Vance for the 2019 Flights on the Rock collection! They include pilots, award-winning talent, and bestselling novelists! Who will join them? Stay tuned and Never Look Back!


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Award-Winning Pilot Lindsay Kitson to write Dieselpunk story for Flights from the Rock!

Engen Books is excited to introduce the newest author to be revealed as a writer for Summer 2019’s Flights from the Rock: bush pilot Lindsay Kitson!

From Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Kitson has had several stories published in the past, including The Maelstrom at the End of the World in Athena’s Daughters Volume Two, Cod Liver Oil in Parallel Prairies, and, Two Foxes in Keycon chapbook, to name a few!

She has been the winner of the First to Solo award, given by Women in Aviation, holds a commercial pilot’s license, float and multi-engine instrument ratings, and currently works as a bush pilot in central Manitoba. Continue reading Award-Winning Pilot Lindsay Kitson to write Dieselpunk story for Flights from the Rock!

Stacey Oakley, award-winning author of ‘Hunter’s Soul,’ to write for Flights from the Rock!

Engen Books is proud to reveal the next Flights from the Rock author: award-winning author Stacey Oakley!

Stacey Oakley is an author originally from Moncton, New Brunswick who became a vibrant part of the local Newfoundland writing scene after the publication of ‘The Sorrows of War’ in the 2016 edition of Sci-Fi from the Rock. She has since gone on to independently publish her own novel, Hunter’s Soul, and in 2018 was crowned the winner of the 48 Hour Novel-Writing Marathon. Continue reading Stacey Oakley, award-winning author of ‘Hunter’s Soul,’ to write for Flights from the Rock!

Winner: “Heart of Avalon” by JRH Lawless | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

After much deliberation, Engen Books is proud to announce the winner of the February 2019 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest: JRH Lawless with his story, Heart of Avalon!

J.R.H. Lawless is a multiple award-winning Canadian SF author who blends comedy with political themes — drawing heavily, in both cases, on his experience as a lawyer and as Secretary General of a Parliamentary group at the French National Assembly. A member of SFWA and Codex Writers, his short fiction has been published in professional venues, and most recently in the Third Flatiron Press Terra! Tara! Terror! anthology, to great reviews, placement as 2018 Recommended Reading, and an award for Best Positive Future Story 2018. He is also a craft article contributor to the SFWA blog, the SFWA Bulletin, and Tor.com. His next story will be released on April 15th in the Third Flatiron Hidden Histories anthology. He would love to hear from you on Twitter, over at @SpaceLawyerSF! Continue reading Winner: “Heart of Avalon” by JRH Lawless | Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest

Teresita E. Dziadura announced as a ‘Flights from the Rock’ author!

Engen Books is proud to introduce one of the exciting talents in genre fiction that will be returning in 2019’s Flights from the Rock collection: Teresita E. Dziadura!

Dziadura has steadily been making her voice heard in the Newfoundland writing scene more and more over the last two years, making her presence known at NaNoWriMo writing events and seminars as a force to be reckoned with, bringing wit and insight to every conversation she’s a part of!

Dziadura made her print debut last year in Chillers from the Rock with her short story Beyond No Man’s Land, a chilling tale that cemented her as one of the fresh new talents in the industry.

In Flights from the Rock, she brings with her her short story ‘Flight 520 to London,’ a harrowing hijacking story sure to make any reader — or frequent flyer — tense! Continue reading Teresita E. Dziadura announced as a ‘Flights from the Rock’ author!

Prize-Winning author Nicole Little announced as ‘Flights from the Rock’ author!

Engen Books is proud to announce one of the exciting new talents in genre fiction that will be appearing in 2019’s Flights from the Rock collection: Nicole Little!

Little has steadily been making her voice heard in the Newfoundland writing scene more and more over the year, making her presence known at competitions as a force to be reckoned with, bringing wit and insight to every conversation she’s a part of!

Her flash fiction “Sweet Sixteen” won the June 2018 Kit Sora Flash Photography Fiction Prize, and she achieved third in the October 2018 Nightmare on Water Street reading competition. For her talents, Little was one of only a select few gifted authors allowed two entries in the Dystopia from the Rock collection, with her stories “The Market” and “The Last One Standing.” Continue reading Prize-Winning author Nicole Little announced as ‘Flights from the Rock’ author!