Category Archives: Announcement

Personal Appearances, Publication News

Rest In Peace

I was just sitting down to write a letter to Mr. Andrew Robertson, my editor and my friend, when I received a brief note from Malcolm Dickenson, his brother-in-law, saying that although Mr. Robertson was expected to return from the … Continue reading

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Time for a BOOK RIOT!!!

The esteemed and inestimable Larry Corriea, Monster Hunter, who is clearly my Siamese Twin severed from me at birth, is organizing a what we members of the Order of Mystic Mathematicians and Other Seekers of the Ineffable Flame call a … Continue reading

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Night Land Day APPROACHES!

Here is the link: http://www.amazon.com/Awake-Night-Land-John-Wright-ebook/dp/B00JM98V60  Monday, the Feast of Saint Bezeret, is the official day for AWAKE IN THE NIGHT LAND to go on sale, but for you, my cherished readers, here is preemptive early roll out. To my fan: … Continue reading

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Monday the 14th is NIGHT LAND day — and the Feast of St. Bezenet

I am pleased and humbled to announce that my anthology, AWAKE IN THE NIGHT LAND published by Castalia House is purchase as of Monday, April 14th. It is available now for early purchase here: http://www.amazon.com/Awake-Night-Land-John-Wright-ebook/dp/B00JM98V60 This is a collection of my … Continue reading

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First They Came for Eich; Now They Come for McAleer

I have seen the Veronica Mars film, and it was wonderful. It made me proud to live in an America where private citizens can pool their funds in an entrepreneurial spirit, and get made the films that Hollywood is too … Continue reading

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David Marcoe Announces TriCon

ADDENDUM: Mr. Marcoe will be on a pilgrimage in Poland and out of electronic contact with the world until the 17th, but in the meanwhile has started a blog at triconference.wordpress.com which basically contains the announcement below. David Marcoe is … Continue reading

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Urgent Message to Beta Readers

Dear Readers, Everyone who helped me Beta Read my new collection of Essays, TRANSHUMAN AND SUBHUMAN, I realize that my list of people who help me consists of some real names, some email abbreviations, and some online nicknames. I want … Continue reading

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Mere Christians Audio Book

I contributed to a tribute to C. S. Lewis, called Mere Christians: Inspiring Stories of Encounters with C. S. Lewis (Baker, 2009). It is now available as an audio book. It is available through Amazon.com, Christianbooks.com, OasisAudio.com or wherever audio … Continue reading

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Interview with Liberty Voice

Douglas Cobb of Liberty Voice does me the honor of interviewing me, asking me about my Count to the Eschaton Sequence. Read the whole thing here: http://guardianlv.com/2014/03/john-c-wright-on-the-judge-of-ages-and-more-interview/ The basic inspiration for the story came, oddly enough, from fans of my … Continue reading

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AWAKE IN THE NIGHT LAND

Castalia Books announces my upcoming book today with these words: Castalia had already announced that we would be publishing John C. Wright’s collection of essays, TRANSHUMAN AND SUBHUMAN: Essays on Science Fiction and Awful Truth, which will be published in … Continue reading

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Announcing the Call for Beta Readers!

UPDATE: For better or worse, a dozen readers have written me and asked to be beta readers. I think that is enough, and I thank you all for your attention. If you are someone in the field, like a technical … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE ESSAY COLLECTION!

Here is the announcement from the fine fellows at Castalia House: http://www.castaliahouse.com/john-c-wright-collection/ We are very pleased to announce that we will be publishing a select collection of John C. Wright’s insightful essays, entitled TRANSHUMAN AND SUBHUMAN: Essays on Science Fiction … Continue reading

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In Memory

Rosemary, the beloved wife of Gene Wolfe, has passed away. I met her only once at a science fiction convention, and was deeply impressed with her kindness and fortitude. Here is her obituary: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailyherald/obituary.aspx?pid=168614070

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Chik Fil A Day for Orson Scott Card

That political lobby, who, while not being perverse in a sexual way themselves, seek to uphold, applaud and spread sexual perversion as the norm, and to deter, discourage, and shame whatever is decent and normal, declared a boycott of ENDER’S … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

I had a very nice birthday, thank you for asking. My youngest read Dr Seuss’ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, after which he very solemnly told me that he wished he could do for me what they do in Katroo. I … Continue reading

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Rachel Griffin on Kindle! Unexpected Enlightenment Day is HERE!

Let sound the horns and brazen trumpets! The greatest book OF ALL TIME AND SPACE is finally available! Mortgage your homes and sell your children to gypsies to raise the available funds! Engage in a mad buying spree brought on … Continue reading

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It’s off!

Cross your fingers and hope they buy it. Tor books, my esteemed publisher, has just been sent THE CONCUBINE VECTOR, the fourth (but not the final) volume in my COUNT TO THE ESCHATON sequence. I wonder what the cover art … Continue reading

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I cannot make it, but…

If I were free, I would go. Join Senators Mike Lee, Ted Cruz, and Rand Paul, along with many others, in taking a stand against the “train wreck” that is ObamaCare. What: Exempt America from ObamaCare Rally When: Tuesday, September … Continue reading

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Pray for Peace

Just a reminder to the faithful: The Catholic Church has called for a global day of fasting and prayer on Saturday (Sept 7th) for peace in Syria and against any armed intervention, with Pope Francis scheduled to host a mass … Continue reading

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Frederik Pohl, Rest in Peace

A giant has fallen. If you notice any parallels between AGE OF THE PUSSYFOOT and my own COUNT TO A TRILLION, I can assure you that the Grandmaster was not cribbing ideas from me. The flattery of borrowing went the … Continue reading

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DONE! Er… Almost

The first draft of THE CONCUBINE VECTOR is finished as of this moment. It is roughly a zillion words over my word limit, so I will have to spend weeks and fortnights cutting it down to size. It runs from … Continue reading

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Chick Fil A Day for Orson Scott Card

I heard on the radio, as front-page news headline, that Leftists are planning a boycott of the Ender’s Game movie to punish Orson Scott Card for daring to oppose gay marriage. The news particularly mentioned that the movie has nothing … Continue reading

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Doxacon!

Renowned science-fiction writer and Nebula Award finalist, John C. Wright, and his wife, author L. Jagi Lamplighter-Wright, will be session presenters at Doxacon! The Wright’s will speak as a couple at Session 1 on Saturday, July 20. Please see the … Continue reading

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Power of the Gods at SfSignal

The fine fellows over at SfSignal ask the musical question From Rick Riordan to Dan Simmons, the popularity of Gods, Goddesses and Mythology, especially but not limited to Classical Greco-Roman and Norse mythology seems as fresh as ever. What is … Continue reading

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Personal Appearance!

Mrs Wright, the authoress Virginia Johnson and I will be signing books at Prospero Books in historic downtown Manassas, Virginia on Saturday, May the Fourth, between 11am and 3pm. The Address: Prospero Books 9129 Center St. Manassas, VA 20110 (703) … Continue reading

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