My eagerly-anticipated contributor's copy of Cthulhusattva: Tales of the Black Gnosis arrived this week from my Canadian colleagues, and I've enjoyed what I've read so far from my fellow writers included in the anthology. This includes all-new work from Gord Sellar, Jayaparaksh Satyamurthy and Stefanie Elrick.
Cthulhusattva marks the debut of my poem "The Pearl in the Shadows," which I'm honored to have featured on page one to kick the whole thing off. It's a very nicely done anthology, and I'm finding many interesting ideas and approaches to the Cthulhu Mythos here.
Be sure to get your copy!
From the publisher's description:
"Is there wisdom in insanity? Enlightenment in blackest despair? Higher consciousness in the depths of chaos? These are the stories of the men and women who choose to cast off from the shores of our placid island of ignorance and sail the black seas of infinity beyond. Those who would dive into primeval consciousness in search of dark treasures. Those who would risk the Deadly Light for one reason: it is still light.
Martian Migraine Press presents fifteen diverse tales of enlightenment and horror from some of the best new voices working in Weird Fiction today. Cthulhusattva: Tales of the Black Gnosis features poetry from Bryan Thao Worra, stories by Gord Sellar, Kristi DeMeester, Jayaprakash Satyamurthy, and the groundbreaking Mythos novella from Ruthanna Emrys, The Litany of Earth. With cover art by Alix Branwyn, interior illustrations by Michael Lee Macdonald, and an introduction by editor Scott R Jones (author of When The Stars Are Right: Towards An Authentic R’lyehian Spirituality), Cthulhusattva: Tales of the Black Gnosis will plunge readers into a seriously entertaining contemplation of the mysticism and magic inherent to Lovecraft’s fantastical world of cosmic horror and dread. Take the Cthulhusattva Vow! Enter the Black Gnosis..."