managing editor Jill Roberts has hijacked Tumblr. Control will be
restored to the proper parties shortly.)
Photo: Brandy Whitten
freelance reviewer, geek maven, and optimistic curmudgeon, Richard
“Rick” Klaw wears
many hats. He edited three volumes in Tachyon’s HAP
AND LEONARD crime
series by Joe R. Lansdale (HAP AND LEONARD, HAP AND LEONARD RIDE AGAIN, HAP AND LEONARD: BLOOD AND LEMONADE),
and co-edited PIRATE UTOPIA by Bruce Sterling. He is the editor of the anthologies THE APES OF WRATH
has provided countless reviews, essays, and fiction for a variety of
publications including THE
AUSTIN CHRONICLE, BLASTR, MOVING PICTURES MAGAZINE, SAN ANTONIO
CURRENT, GEEK DAD, SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL, CONVERSATIONS
WITH TEXAS WRITERS, THE GREENWOOD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION AND
FANTASY, SF SITE, SF
ELECTRIC VELOCIPEDE, CROSS PLAINS UNIVERSE, and
THE STEAMPUNK BIBLE. Many
of his essays and observations were collected in GEEK
CONFIDENTIAL: ECHOES FROM THE 21ST CENTURY.
co-founded the influential Mojo Press, one of the first publishers
dedicated to both graphic novels and prose books for the general
bookstore market, and co-edited (with Joe R. Lansdale) the
groundbreaking original anthology of short fiction in graphic form,
He also served as the initial fiction editor for REVOLUTIONSF.
addition to other consulting and marketing activities, he
currently manages and develops content for the social media presence
of Tachyon Publications.
wishes Rick a very happy birthday (and thanks him for allowing us to
hijack his regularly scheduled social-media domination).
For info on THE APES OF WRATH, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Alex Solis
Design by Elizabeth Story
For more info on PIRATE UTOPIA, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover and illustration by John Coulthart
For more info on HAP AND LEONARD: BLOOD AND LEMONADE, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Elizabeth Story
For more info on STEAMPUNK, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover by Ann Monn