About the book
This first volume, edited by bloggers Justin Landon (Staffer's Musings - US) and Jared Shurin (Pornokitsch - UK), collects over fifty pieces from science fiction and fantasy's top authors, bloggers and critics.
Contributors include Joe Abercrombie, Daniel Abraham, Niall Alexander, Elizabeth Bear, Rob Berg, Liz Bourke, Maurice Broaddus, Myke Cole, Kate Elliott, Katherine Farmar, Chris Gerwel, Christopher Garcia, Daniel Goodman, Ana Grilo, Niall Harrison, Dan Hartland, Matt Hilliard, Kameron Hurley, Thea James, N.K. Jemisin, Paul Kincaid, Lady Business, Rose Lemberg, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Cynthia Martinez, Tim Maughan, Foz Meadows, Jonathan McCalmont, Martin McGrath, Aidan Moher, Ken Neth, Larry Nolen, Abigail Nussbaum, Christopher Priest, Stefan Raets, Adam Roberts, Tansy Rayner Roberts, CS Samulski, Penny Schenk, Ro Smith, Maureen K. Speller, Aishwarya Subramanian, Matthew Surridge, Sam Sykes, Gav Thorpe and Lavie Tidhar
Edited by Justin Landon and Jared Shurin
Introduction by Mur Lafferty
Afterword by Ana Grilo and Thea James
Cover by Sarah Anne Langton
Published April 2013
(Revised Second Printing: November 2013)
Paperback: Out of print
Kindle: Out of print
Winner, British Fantasy Awards (Best Non-Fiction)
Finalist, Hugo Awards (Best Related Work)
"SpecFic 2012 is a romping ride through 2012's blogging scene, and a stunning example of the maturity and intelligence of our community. I know what's going on my Hugo Ballot next year..." - One Chapter More
Discussion of Speculative Fiction 2012 on the Speculate! podcast, with Justin Landon as a guest.