Author Topic: Market Re-opening: Sword & Sorceress #22  (Read 3063 times)


  • Hipparch
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on: February 07, 2007, 03:42:49 AM
We were just talking about MZB in another thread, so I was slightly startled to get this in my e-mail. 

(Vera Nazarian's a friendly acquaintance of mine, BTW.  And an Escape Pod author.)  >8->


Norilana Books is proud to announce that it has come to an agreement
with the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust to publish the
next original book in the classic anthology series Sword and

SWORD AND SORCERESS is the long-running popular series of annual
anthologies from DAW Books featuring sword and sorcery stories of
strong female protagonists, warrior women and sorceresses, edited by
the late Marion Zimmer Bradley for over two decades and beloved by
generations of readers. The roster of writers "discovered" or
published in Sword and Sorceress over the years reads like the "Who's
Who" of genre publishing. The series has featured the writing of such
authors as Laurell K. Hamilton, Mercedes Lackey, C. J. Cherryh,
Charles de Lint, Elizabeth Moon, Jennifer Roberson, Diana L. Paxson,
Lawrence Schimel, Esther M. Friesner, Josepha Sherman, Lawrence
Watt-Evans, Deborah J. Ross, Charles Saunders, Lois Tilton, Syne
Mitchell, Laura J. Underwood, Lisa Silverthorne, Dave Smeds, Jo
Clayton, Patricia Duffy Novak, Mary Soon Lee, Lee Martindale, Dorothy
J, Heydt, Cynthia McQuillin, Terry McGarry, Selina Rosen, ElizaBeth
Gilligan, Linda J. Dunn, Jenn Reese, Rosemary Edghill, Jim C. Hines,
and countless others who have gone on to become household names.

The last volume of the series, #21 was published by DAW after Mrs.
Bradley's death, and the series concluded despite continued reader

Now, the series resumes, with a brand-new volume of original stories
expected to be published by Norilana Books in November 2007 in trade
paperback format, to be titled MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S SWORD AND
SORCERESS #22. The anthology will be edited by Elisabeth Waters, and
will be open to author submissions starting March 23, 2007.

For more information, including writers' guidelines, reading period,
final submissions deadline, and format instructions, please see:

Norilana Books is a Los Angeles-based new independent publisher, owned
and operated by Vera Nazarian since 2006. With over 50 books in
print, Norilana Books specializes in beautifully packaged hardcover
and trade paperback classics of world literature, quality fantasy,
science fiction, romance and women's fiction, and young adult titles.
For more information visit


Vera Nazarian, Publisher
Norilana Books, P.O. Box 2188, Winnetka, CA 91396
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Catalog of Books in Print:

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