New Giant Monster Anthology
Agog! Press has announced an anthology of original
stories about giant monsters, to be edited by Robert Hood
and Robin Pen, for a mid-2005 publication.
Titled Daikaiju!, the collection is inspired by the classic giant monsters of
Japanese cinema and popular culture. Editors Robert Hood and Robin Pen are
well-known for their love for the genre, having presented a string of panels
and discussions on the topic at Australian SF conventions and events during
The anthology is open to writers worldwide, with a November 2004 deadline for
submissions. The guidelines—which include a lengthy explanation and
elaboration on the Daikaiju genre, complete with movie-poster illustration—are available online.
The announcement of this anthology marks the ongoing expansion of fledgling publisher
Agog!, whose second original anthology of genre fiction, Agog! Terrific Tales, is due
for release at Swancon 2003 this April.
(Saturday, February 08 @ 11:59:02 WST)