Claude Lalumière and Camille Alexa (photo: Ellen Datlow)
Born and raised in Montreal, writer and editor Claude Lalumière previously owned and managed the Montreal bookshops Nebula, danger!, and Nemo. In 1998, he left the world of bookselling and began writing reviews and criticism, most notably for JANUARY MAGAZINE, THE MONTREAL GAZETTE, THE NATIONAL POST, THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF SCIENCE FICTION, and LOCUS ONLINE.
Beginning in 2002, with TELLING STORIES: NEW ENGLISH STORIES FROM QUEBEC, Lalumière has produced 16 acclaimed anthologies including OPEN SPACE: NEW CANADIAN FANTASTIC FICTION, WITPUNK (with Marty Halpern), ISLAND DREAMS: MONTREAL WRITERS OF THE FANTASTIC, LUST FOR LIFE: TALES OF SEX AND LOVE, SUPER STORIES OF HEROES & VILLAINS, MASKED MOSAIC: CANADIAN SUPER STORIES (with Camille Alexa), THE EXILE BOOK OF NEW CANADIAN NOIR (with David Nickle), and SUPERHERO UNIVERSE (TESSERACTS NINETEEN with Mark Shainblum)
His many short stories have been collected in OBJECTS OF WORSHIP, THE DOOR TO LOST PAGES, NOCTURNES AND OTHER NOCTURNES, and the forthcoming VENERA DREAMS: A
All of us at Tachyon wish the multifaceted, fantastic Claude, a super birthday. Hope you didn’t forget your cape!
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Cover by Elizabeth Story