Author Colin Harvey (b.1960) died on August 16 after suffering a massive stroke. Harvey edited the anthologies Killers and Dark Spires and published several novels, including Lightning Days, Winter Song, and Damage Time. His short fiction appeared in Albedo One, Future Bristol, Interzone, and other places.
Cheryl Morgan has announced the launch of Wizard’s Tower Press. Her new venture will focus on publishing quality e-books of long out-of-print authors, publishing anthologies by new and minority authors, and publishing an on-line literary magazine, Salon Futura, which will launch at Aussiecon 4, this year’s worldcon, in Melbourne. In addition, Wizard’s Tower Press seeks to help other e-book publishers successfully market their books. Their first publication will be Dark Spires, a collection by Colin Harvey, which will be launched in November at BristolCon.