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Tim Powers talks about Robert A. Heinlein's Waldo and Magic, Inc.

Posted by: Rodger on April 12th, 2014 at 11:42
Posted in: Interviews, Podcast

Tim Powers discusses his afterword to the new Baen edition of Robert A. Heinlein's Waldo and Magic, Inc. on The Baen Free Radio Hour, a weekly podcast of Baen news, contests, suggestions for developing writers and readers, and discussions with a galaxy of authors, artists, and scientists. Visit The Baen Free Radio Hour, look for the issue labelled BFRH 2014 04 11: Heinlein Series: Tim Powers on Waldo and Magic, Inc. and Hard Magic Part 2 and you can listen to the episode, download the MP3 or subscribe to the series on iTunes.

The Baen Free Radio Hour

Nobody’s Home by Tim Powers

Posted by: Rodger on April 5th, 2014 at 14:46
Posted in: Forthcoming Works, Limited Editions, The Anubis Gates

Nobody’s Home

Subterranean Press has announced they will be publishing Nobody’s Home by Tim Powers later this year. The story returns to the setting (and a central character) from his time travel novel, The Anubis Gates.

Tracking the murderer of her fiancé through 19th century London's darkest warrens, Jacky Snapp has disguised herself as a boy—but the disguise fails when, trying to save a girl from the ghost of her jealous husband, Jacky finds that she has made herself visible to the ghosts that cluster around the Thames. One of them is the ghost of her fiancé, who was poisoned and physically transformed by his murderer but unwittingly shot dead by Jacky herself.

Jacky and the girl she rescued, united in the need to banish their pursuing ghosts, learn that their only hope is to flee upriver to the barge known as Nobody's Home—where the exorcist whose name is Nobody charges an intolerable price.

The Anubis Gates on Stage

Posted by: Rodger on March 24th, 2014 at 15:04
Posted in: The Anubis Gates

Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, is delighted to announce that it will present the world premiere of a stage adaptation of The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London's Docklands this August.

The high-octane adaptation of the Philip K Dick Award-winning novel is to be performed by Current Theatrics, a theatre company based in Las Vegas and New York. The play features ancient Egyptian wizards, modern American magnates, holes in the river of time, Horrabin the Clown's puppet show, werewolf-like creatures, cheeky urchins, and California literature professors, not to mention famous Romantic poets Lord Byron, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and William Ashbless. It is set mainly in London in 1810 but spans 200 years of time jumping.

The Las Vegas-based cast have been in rehearsal since Tim Powers approved the project in December 2013. The six-member cast comprises Erik Amblad, JJ Gatesman, Brandon Oliver Jones, Johnny Miles, Ariana Helaine, and Geo Nikols, all of whom are playing several roles—a task made easier by the novel's story line, which involves body switching.

The Anubis Gates – Loncon 3 teaser from Frank Rodriguez on Vimeo.

Appointment on Sunset

Posted by: Rodger on March 9th, 2014 at 13:25
Posted in: Appointment on Sunset, Forthcoming Works, Limited Editions

Charnel House is publishing Appointment on Sunset by Tim Powers in both a numbered edition (250 copies) and a lettered version (26 copies). This link and the cover lead to the Charnel House site.

Appointment on Sunset

Below you will find a link to a PDF sampler with a teaser as to what the book is all about.

Appointment on Sunset PDF Sampler

Tim Powers ebooks

Posted by: Rodger on July 31st, 2013 at 16:01
Posted in: ebooks, New Editions

I was picking up a couple of Tim Powers ebooks when I received an email from John. He mentioned that Open Road Media listed several of them. But it turns out that Open Road doesn't sell directly to you and me. However, this link leads to a page where have links to Amazon, Apple (via iTunes), Barnes & Noble, Google and Kobo where a discerning reader can get copies of:

  • Dinner at Deviant's Palace
  • Earthquake Weather
  • Expiration Date
  • The Skies Discrowned and An Epitaph in Rust

Tim Powers ebooks at Open Road Media

I also should mention that Gollancz also sells Tim Powers ebooks. This link will take you to a page featuring Tim and list a few of their titles. If you look for a link labelled View all books by Tim Powers, just above where you can sign up for the Gollancz newsletter, you'll see that they list ebooks for these titles:

  • The Anubis Gates
  • Dinner at Deviant's Palace
  • The Drawing Of The Dark
  • Earthquake Weather
  • Epitaph in Rust
  • Expiration Date
  • Last Call
  • Strange Itineraries
  • The Skies Discrowned

Tim Powers ebooks at Gollancz

Steampunk Chronicle Interview

Posted by: Rodger on July 3rd, 2013 at 11:44
Posted in: Interviews

Emilie P. Bush of Steampunk Chronicle talks to Tim Powers about his early books and the craft of writing, his teaching and a number of other topics.

Steampunk Chronicle Interview

Tim Powers on

Posted by: Rodger on May 17th, 2013 at 12:13
Posted in: Hide Me Among the Graves, Interviews

On May 16, 2013, Tim Powers did a live question & answer session on You can view the results at Hello, people, I'm author Tim Powers — AMA.

Three Podcasts

Posted by: Rodger on May 16th, 2013 at 13:21
Posted in: Hide Me Among the Graves, Interviews, Podcast


Speculate! is a podcast for writers, readers, and fans, run by Gregory A. Wilson and Bradley P. Beaulieu. Episode 75 features an interview with Tim Powers with a look into both his process of writing novels and how he wrote Hide Me Among The Graves. This podcast is middle of three episodes which feature Tim. Episode 74 is a review of the book and Episode 76 (posted on the 15th of May 2013) will feature a a discussion of some of the specific writing techniques used in Hide Me Among The Graves. You can listen to the podcasts on the site (linked here) or download the MP3s and play them at your convenience.

Nomination for the 2013 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

Posted by: Rodger on May 15th, 2013 at 14:01
Posted in: Awards, Hide Me Among the Graves

Hide Me Among the Graves, has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature. The winners of this year's awards will be announced at the banquet during Mythcon 44, to be held at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, from July 12-15, 2013.

2013 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature

Tim Powers Interview at Locus Magazine

Posted by: Rodger on May 2nd, 2013 at 13:53
Posted in: Interviews

The May 2013 issue of Locus features an interview with Tim Powers. To read an excerpt, visit Tim Powers: An Unexpected Direction. See Locus Magazine for more details.

Locus Interview with Tim Powers