- Sean Wallace
Sean A. Wallace (born 1 January 1976) is a
science fictionand fantasyeditor / publisher.
Wallace began publishing fiction in 1997 when he started [http://www.cosmos-books.com/ Cosmos Books] , a company launched with
Philip Harbottle. Fantasy Annual, an anthology of British authors including E.C. Tubb, John Russell Fearn, Sydney Bounds, and more, was their first title, followed subsequently by many more. The development of Wallace's publishing and editing career then got very complicated: in 1999 the "Cosmos Books" name was licensed out to [http://www.wildsidepress.com/ Wildside Press] , at which point output increased dramatically, expanding with American and Australian authors. Wallace also became a freelance editor for Wildside Press, working from Ohio. Soon after, in mid 2001, Wallace then stepped in to assist an ailing publishing company, Imaginary Worlds, which despite all efforts went under, but Wallace then launched [http://www.primebooks.net/ Prime Books] to publish a few of the orphaned books, including the award-winning City of Saints and Madmen, by Jeff VanderMeer. In 2003 he then licensed out Prime Books to Wildside Press, and moved from Ohio to Pennsylvania, and subsequently became a senior editor. He's been busy ever since, with several important events:
Nominated twice for a World Fantasy award, for editing Prime Books. (2003 / 2004)
[http://www.fantasy-magazine.com/ Fantasy Magazine] launched at World Fantasy (2005).
In August 2006 was a special year for four reasons: his first nationally-distributed book, Horror: The Best of the Year was released; he married, August 18th; he took on a co-editing gig with Nick Mamatas, with
Clarkesworld Magazine[http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/staff/ Clarkesworld Magazine Staff] ] ; and then he took home a World Fantasy Award [http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/awardslist.html 2006 World Fantasy Awards] ] for editing, for Prime Books.
He currently resides in
Rockville, MD. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and two cats (Amber and Jade).
Essays and Articles
* [http://www.locusmag.com/2004/Features/03Wallace_PODEssay.html Publishing in the Future: The Potential and Reality of POD] in
Locus Magazine, March 2004
* [http://thefix-online.com/interviews/sean-wallace/ An Interview with Sean Wallace] by Eugie Foster,
The Fix, April 2008
* Prime Suspect: An Interview with Sean Wallace,
Publishers Weekly, July 26th, 2004
* [http://www.emcit.com/emcit102.shtml#Prime Interview: Sean Wallace, Prime Books] by Cheryl Morgan, Emerald City, Issue #102, February 2004
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