A B O U T S I L V E R T H O U G H T :
Since 2001 Silverthought Press has been bringing you the best in speculative fiction from emerging and veteran authors alike. In twelve years we have published thirty novels and collections, often to critical acclaim, and over five hundred pieces of online fiction by writers on five continents. We seek out the smartest, cleverest, and most forward-thinking work we can find and we pride ourselves in taking chances on fresh new voices. If you want visions of the future, or a hint of what the future can tell us about the way we live today, look no further.
T A F F :
Paul Evan Hughes is the seven-time Independent Publisher Book Award-winning writer and executive editor of Silverthought Press. His work includes the experimental speculative/transgressive novels Enemy, An End, and Broken: A Plague Journal, the short fiction collection Certain Devastations, and the upcoming horror novel The Mills. He lives in Evans Mills, NY with his wife and two sons.
Mark R. Brand is the short fiction editor of Silverthought Press. His books include Red Ivy Afternoon (2006), Life After Sleep (2011), The Damnation of Memory (2011), and the upcoming collection Long Live Us (2013). He edited the Silverthought short fiction collection Thank You, Death Robot in 2009, which won a Silver medal in the 2009 Independent Publisher Book Awards and was named Favorite by a Chicago Author by the Chicago Tribune. He was listed as "One of Five Indie Writers and Publishers to Watch" in 2012 by CBS Chicago and he is the creator and host of Breakfast With the Author. He holds a Master's in Writing & Publishing from DePaul University and he is currently attending the University of Wisconsin for his PhD in English.
S T A F F A L U M N I :
Len Nicholas (Design), Anders Laughton (Forum Administrator), Becci Noblit-Goodall (Associate Editor), Russell Lutz (Associate Editor), Scott Lyerly (Associate Editor).
I N T E R N S H I P S :
Silverthought Press takes on a publishing intern approximately every two years. These internships typically last three months and include hands-on participation in every level of editing, publishing, promotion, and administration. Our past interns have gone on to great things, and our most recent intern, 2010's Traci Kim, is now managing editor of Concepcion Books. For more information, or to apply for an internship, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
W A R D S | H O N O R S :
— Thank You, Death Robot, edited by Mark R. Brand: Silver Medal, 2010 Independent Publisher Book Award for Fantasy/Science Fiction
— A Dark and
Deadly Valley, edited by Mike Heffernan: Bronze Medal, 2008 Independent
Publisher Book Award for Horror
Cycle by Russell Lutz: Honorable Mention, 2007 New York Book Festival
Ivy Afternoon by Mark R. Brand: Bronze Medal, 2007 Independent
Publisher Book Award for Fantasy/Science Fiction
Cycle by Russell Lutz: First Place, 2006 DIY Book Festival Award for
Ignition, edited by Paul Hughes: Bronze Medal,
2006 Independent Publisher Book Award for Fantasy/Science Fiction
A Plague Journal by Paul Hughes: Silver Medal, 2006 Independent Publisher
Book Award for Fantasy/Science Fiction
End by Paul Hughes: Gold Medal, 2003 Independent Publisher Book Award
for Fantasy/Science Fiction
— Enemy by Paul Hughes: Winner, 2002 Booksurge Editors' Choice Award