S&S Weekly Roundup #33 (12/7/22)

Parallel Universe Releases Swords & Sorceries 5

The fifth volume of PUP’s Swords & Sorceries anthology series is here, and it’s their biggest yet, with eleven tales and a cover by Jim Pitts. Familiar names such as Adrian Cole and Gustavo Bondoni appear among an international cast of up-and-coming authors. You can find it now in paperback and on Kindle.

David C. Smith Announces Oron Refreshed from Wildside

David C. Smith has completed his reworking of Oron, his 1978 S&S novel originally published by Zebra (as seen below). He’s calling it a “refreshed” version of the novel, as it’s not a heavy revision, just an improvement and cleanup of the prose. The manuscript is now on its way to Wildside Press, to be released to us soon!

Howard Andrew Jones Reveals Hanuvar Map

Over on his blog (which has lain fallow for a while as he pounds out S&S like a pulp-era workhorse), Jones announced that he’s handed in the second Hanuvar novel to Baen and is working on the third. Even better, he shared a gorgeous map of Hanuvar’s world—inspired by the ancient Mediterranean—drawn by no less than his own son Darian!

Click through to see it—it’s really something.

Nominations Open for 2023 REH Awards

The Robert E. Howard Foundation is now taking nominations for their 2023 awards, which honor work done in 2022. There have also been some changes to the categories, including the return of the Black River special achievement award.

The Citadel of Forgotten Myths Is Out!

But you know that already, didn’t you?

Podcast Roundup

It’s been a great few weeks for our favorite podcasts.


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