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K. A. Laity
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The new Punk Rock Jukebox design can be obtained on a t-shirt through the Punk Rock Jukebox show on WCNI radio- it's the premium for donating to the station during the annual fundraiser. I hear the...
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The thing in fiction that is unique is the writer. For this reason, if for no other, we need diversity in our writers. As a publisher I care about stories, the telling of tall tales, the spinning of yarns, the coming together around a fire and sharing…
The thing in fiction that is unique is the writer. For this reason, if for no other, we need diversity in our writers. As a publisher I care about stories, the telling of tall tales, the spinning of yarns, the coming together around a fire and sharing urban myths. A … Read more →
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When Screen Editor alex was recovering from surgery last year, we watched a bunch of episodes of Adventure Time together. We skipped the episode “I Remember You” because I just couldn't watch it ag...
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The joke’s on me for April Fool’s week: I’m giving Con-Eire away! Beginning today all the way through Friday you can download the ebook for the price of a couple of clicks. A comedy play for voices, Con-Eire takes you behind the scenes at a spec fic con…
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New York City Fire Department personnel work to extinguish the East Village fire on Thursday. Credit Photograph by Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty
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      Frederic Brown’s novel The Screaming Mimi provided the jumping off point for Dario Argento’s The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, but there was also a 1958 film noir version with Anita Ekberg and Gypsy Rose Lee. I paid Hal the Bookie far too much for…
      Frederic Brown's novel The Screaming Mimi provided the jumping off point for Dario Argento's The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, but there was also a 1958 film noir version with...
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Kurt Vonnegut is the subject of a lecture given by award-winning author Dr. K.A. Laity on Saturday April 11 at 2:00 p.m. at Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction. "Accidents in a Very Busy...
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Please note these are the personal views of Aunty Fox and I am not speaking on behalf of my authors here, they may disagree and have every right to do so. ** I generally try to keep my ranty pants off this blog (although they are very comfy and not in…
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Coming very soon from Down & Out: THE WRONG CROWD by Richard Godwin Claude meets Maxine knee-deep in the Caribbean and knows he’d do anything to make her his: anything. But keeping her means raising the stakes: cash, guns, gangsters and a return to his…
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  • Milky Way Galaxy
    Writer, 1995 - present
  • College of Saint Rose
    Associate Professor, 2006 - present
  • NUI Galway
    Fulbright Scholar, 2011 - 2012
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London UK - Albany NY - Los Angeles CA - Cambridge MA - Reykjavik Iceland - Lansing MI - Houston TX - Willimantic CT - Galway Ireland - Boston MA - Storrs CT
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"Laity is a very remarkable sorceress indeed."
         -- Elizabeth Hand
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Fulbright Scholar 2011-2012, NUI Galway
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  • University of Connecticut
    Medieval Studies
  • University of Southern California
    International Relations
  • Michigan State University
    James Madison College
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The East Village Fire: Love Saves the Day - The New Yorker
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Living in New York intensifies the common life experience of having daily pleasures and terrible accidents coexist in close proximity.

Ten Questions - Walter Conley
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After a bit of a hiatus, Ten Questions returns. First of the new stable of horses ready to be released from the Ten Questions block, is the

March 25, 1911: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
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The Nation, oddly, didn't take notice of the fire until a year later.

Prince Harry called up to join The Fall
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FOLLOWING his departure from the army, Prince Harry has been called up to play bass in The Fall.

Forgotten Books: THE CONTINENTAL OP (1974) by Dashiell Hammett
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I'm in an Op mood this week because my story "The Continental Opposite" (bringing the old guy out of retirement) appears in the just-out May

Squee! It's the UKYA Easter Egg Hunt!!!
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Welcome to the UKYA Easter Egg Hunt! I'm delighted to be taking part in this very exciting event! One very lucky winner indeed will win a hu

Fanny Found
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This is a piece I have wanted to write for the last 20 years. This is also one of the most difficult pieces I have ever had to write. This i

The Murders of Jesse Pomeroy and Curious Interest of Herman Melville
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Roseanne Montillo, author of The Wilderness of Ruin, shares the story of Jesse Pomeroy, America's youngest serial killer, and Melville's cau

Sex, death and nature: Laurie Penny interviews Terry Pratchett
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For more than 40 years, Terry Pratchett used science fiction and fantasy to craft subtle satires. But the onset of Alzheimer’s forced him to

NoirCon: Richard Godwin Shakes Us To The Core AGAIN With PARANOIA AND TH...
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So says Dale Helix, who is convinced he is being abducted by a shadowy group of rulers called The Assembly. He claims they have programmed h

10 great bisexual films
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Characters who desire both men and women are few and far between on the big screen. But there are some glorious exceptions...

Björk Premieres the Video For "Lionsong" on Noisey | NOISEY
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The first video from 'Vulnicura' was inspired by a "Balinese dancer cast in bronze".

Apple committing $50 million to non-profit organizations in a multi-year...
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A day after announcing the Apple Watch pricing and availability as well as an all-new 12-inch MacBook, Apple has revealed in an interview wi

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating | Sigh...
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With depressing statistics about the number of women in the film industry so often the focus of articles, twitter tirades and debates, we de