|FATA MORGANA - New Novel
My new novel, Fata Morgana, will be out June 13, 2017, from Blackstone Publishing. It's a collaboration with Ken Mitchroney, described as Band of Brothers meets Lost Horizon.
|LIT CRAWL SAN FRANCISCO
I'll be performing at "Fantastic Creatures and Extinction Events" during the massive LitCrawl event that caps the week-long LitQuake literary festival in San Francisco. Saturday, Oct. 19, 8:30 PM, Borderlands Books Cafe.
|"HARD SILVER" - NEW NOVELETTE @ SUBTERRANEAN MAGAZINE
My latest story, a horror Western entitled "Hard Silver," is available now (for free!) at Subterranean Magazine online.
I'll be performing at Litquake San Francisco's opening weekend event, "Off the Richter Scale," Sunday, Oct. 7, 2-3 PM, at the Variety Preview Room (venue for the acclaimed SF in SF series). (map)
I'm performing at Bookshop Benicia's East Bay event in connection with Litquake SF (called "Straitquake" because Benicia is on the Carquinez Strait, dontcha know). Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7-9 PM. (map)
Video of me performing "I'm Sorry to Have to Tell You This" at The Rellik in Benicia, California, is up on my blog.
|April 22, 2012|
|READING AT "SF IN SF"
6:00 - Reading and subsequent panel discussion with Bruce McAllister at San Francisco's excellent SF in SF series, The Variety Preview Room, 582 Market Street at Montgomery (first floor of the Hobart Bldg.), San Francisco.
|March 31, 2012|
The Bay Area's 2nd FogCon convention, in Walnut Creek, CA
3:00 - "Occupy F/SF" - Panel
8:00 - Reading
|February 19, 2012|
|BORDERLANDS BOOKSTORE - "ARIEL" DISCUSSION
I'll be at this meeting of the science fiction and fantasy book club at Borderlands Bookshop in San Francisco for a discussion my novel ARIEL. 6:30 PM.
|"MORTALITY BRIDGE" E-BOOK AVAILABLE
The digital edition of Mortality Bridge is now available from Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, and E-Reads.
|September 12, 2011|
|"MORTALITY BRIDGE" WINS EMPEROR NORTON AWARD
Mortality Bridge has won this year's Emperor Norton Award for best novel by a San Francisco Bay-area writer. The award was presented at Tachyon Publications' 16th anniversary party at Borderland Books in San Francisco.
|NEW STORY IN "THE URBAN FANTASY ANTHOLOGY"
"Talking Back to the Moon," an excerpt from the upcoming Change novel Avalon Burning, has been published in The Urban Fantasy Anthology, eds. Peter S. Beagle and Joe Lansdale, from Tachyon Press.
|July 28, 2011|
|"THE BIG IDEA" ON SCALZI'S "WHATEVER"
My essay on the decades-long writing, revision, and publication process for Mortality Bridge is online as a Big Idea post for John Scalzi's wonderful Whatever blog.
|July, 2011 - NEW NOVEL - MORTALITY BRIDGE|
|Subterranean Press has published Mortality Bridge, a fantasy novel over 20 years in the making, in a limited hardcover edition. E-book and trade paperback editions are forthcoming. (mortalitybridge.com)|
|MORTALITYBRIDGE.COM IS LIVE
The Mortality Bridge website has launched. It contains sample chapters in web page, e-reader, and audio formats, along with background info and more.
NEW NOVELLA OUT NOW
|"Not Last Night but the Night Before" - preview now available (HTML, PDF, e-Pub, MobiPockett). Forthcoming April 2011 in Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy 2, ed. William Shafer.
|ELEGY BEACH PAPERBACK RELEASED
The paperback edition of Elegy Beach will be released November 1. It contains minor corrections and an addition to the Afterword discussing why the Change was updated to present-day.
TEACHING AT LA JOLLA WRITERS WORKSHOP
November 5 - 7: Back for a second year at the acclaimed LJWC near San Diego. Course and lecture schedule here.
READING AT SF IN SF
November 13, 7:00 PM, at the monthly SF in SF series, The Variety Preview Room, 582 Market Street at Montgomery (first floor of the Hobart Bldg.), San Francisco. A chapter from Elegy Beach and an short story.
|NEW NOVELLA IN SUBTERRANEAN
"Not Last Night but the Night Before," Boyett's first published short work in over a decade, will appear in Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy 2 in January 2011.
|Tuesday, March 22, 2010|
"The Schlock of the New" launches "Digital Writes," a new series of occasional guest posts for Richard Curtis' essential E-Reads blog.
|Friday, March 12, 2010|
|HIDING TREASURE AND PROVIDING MAPS
Essay for SFF Insider arguing against expositional prose.
|Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009|
|THE MORE THINGS CHANGE
Eessay for Penguin Books' website regarding why the background of the Change in Ariel was updated for Elegy Beach.
|Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009|
|THE BIG IDEA
Essay about Elegy Beach for John Scalzi's The Big Idea column.
|MYSTERIOUS GALAXY BOOKS - BOOKSIGNING
Elegy Beach launch party and first official signing.
Mysterious Galaxy Books
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302
San Diego, CA 92111
|Monday, Nov. 2, 2009|
|THE BOOK SMUGGLERS INTERVIEW
Boyett interview on The Book Smugglers.
|BOING BOING REVIEW
Cory Doctorow reviews Elegy Beach on BoingBoing.
|Monday, Oct. 26, 2009|
"One True Thing," Eessay on research techniques and approaches to fantasy writing.
|Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009|
|"LIKE PAVLOV'S DOGS" a novella originally published in BOOK OF THE DEAD, is now available in the mammoth anthology ZOMBIES, edited by John Skipp.|
|Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009|
|ELEGYBEACH.COM is now online.
THE ARIEL E-BOOK is now available.
|Monday, Sept. 14, 2009|
|BURNING MAN PHOTO ALBUM IS UP. The full version is here.|