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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!

Brad Dunne, author of ‘After Dark Vapours’ announced as writing for ‘Pulp from the Rock’!

After Dark Vapours Brad DunneEngen Books is proud to announce that Brad Dunne, author of the 2018 novel After Dark Vapours, will writing for the 2020 anthology collection Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock with his tale ‘The Pale Horse.’

Brad Dunne is a freelance writer and editor from St. John’s, Newfoundland. He began his writing career as an intern at The Walrus magazine and has published journalism and essays in publications such as Maisonneuve, The Canadian Encyclopedia, and Herizons. His short fiction has been featured in In/Words, Acta Victoriana, and The Cuffer Anthology. His debut novel, After Dark Vapours, was released in October 2018 to great critical response, mixing literary sensibilities with genre storytelling.

His second novel, The Gut, is expected in September 2020 from Engen Books. Continue reading Brad Dunne, author of ‘After Dark Vapours’ announced as writing for ‘Pulp from the Rock’!

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.

Prize-Winner JRH Lawless announced as a Pulp from the Rock author!

Engen Books is proud to announce that JRH Lawless, winner of the February 2019 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Prize, is bringing his story ‘Breaking the Ice’ to the Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock anthology.

J.R.H. Lawless writes Science Fiction full of dark humour and hope, set in a consistent Universe. Continue reading Prize-Winner JRH Lawless announced as a Pulp from the Rock author!

Lisa Daly announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

Engen Books is proud to introduce one of the exciting talents in genre fiction returning for 2020’s Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock collection: Lisa Daly!

Daly is an Archaeologist, historian, professional ballroom dance instructor, crafter, and avid baker.

She has published an extensive library of non-fiction works, the most recent including Sacrifice in Second World War Gander, in Canadians and War, Vol. 3. Lammi Publishing, Canada and An Empty Graveyard: The Victims of the 1946 AOA DC-4 Crash, Their Final Resting Place, and Dark Tourism, in AP Online Journal in Public Archaeology, 8(2): 79-98. Continue reading Lisa Daly announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

Andrew Pike returns as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

Author Andrew Pike returns in 2020’s Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock with his new story ‘Slipdream.’ Born and raised in Newfoundland, Pike has been slowly expanding his resume and making waves throughout 2019, submitting to a variety of Kit Sora challenges and working on his first novel. He enjoys coffee and photography.

One of the rising stars in the genre publishing world, Pike’s ‘Escape from Selenous Valley Retreat’ in Dystopia from the Rock was met with praise. His new tale takes heady, imagination-driven science-fiction to its furthest degree with a tale you’ll have to read over and over again, but will love every time.  


Fifteen other authors will be joining 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.

Julie Aubut Gaudet announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

One of our greatest pleasures is bringing new talent to the forefront with our From the Rock collections! With that in mind, we’re proud to announce that Julie Aubut Gaudet joins us for Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock!

Gaudet was born in Manitoba and currently lives in Moncton, NB. She is an avid fan of Dungeons and Dragons and DMs several games, and spends most weekends playing a variety of board games with family and friends.

Gaudet has published two short works in the magazine Fantascript, ‘Muerto sino Vivo’ and ‘L’amour véritable,’ and her poetry (titled ‘A Wolf of all Seasons’) has been featured in a poetry anthology called A Celebration of Young Authors- Canada 2003.

She brings with her ‘Close Encounters,’ a charming story that our editors adored, and we think you will as well!


Sixteen other authors will be joining 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.

Daniel Windeler announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

One of our greatest pleasures is bringing new talent to the forefront with our From the Rock collections! With that in mind, we’re proud to announce that Daniel Windeler joins us for Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock!

Windeler hails from Happy Valley Goose Bay, and is a biologist and storyteller. He brings with him his first published tale: ‘Freeson’s Leap,’ an action-packed tale of adventure and thrills!


Seventeen other authors will be joining 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.

Alissa Hickox announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

One of our greatest pleasures is bringing new talent to the forefront with our From the Rock collections! With that in mind, we’re proud to announce that Alissa Hickox joins us for Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock!

Hickox was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and currently resides in Hubbards. Her hobbies include camping with my family, walking with my husband, reading books to my awesome little boy, astronomy, and dreaming about space when I’m supposed to be working.

Hickox brings with her her first published tale ‘Ceres,’ named for one of the first-demoted planets in our solar system, and is sure to impress.


Eighteen other authors will be joining 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.

Andrew McDonald announced as a Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock author!

One of our greatest pleasures is bringing new talent to the forefront with our From the Rock collections! With that in mind, we’re proud to announce that Andrew McDonald joins us for Pulp Sci-Fi from the Rock!

McDonald is from St. John’s, Newfoundland, where he lives with his wife and daughter. He is a long-standing fan of horror, science fiction, and Heavy Metal.

He brings with him ‘First Visit,’ an astonishing tale to expand the senses! It is McDonald’s first published work.


Nineteen other authors will be joining 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.