IFWG has had a long association with the artist, Steve Santiago, and we were chuffed with his commission for the cover and design for The Gate at Lake Drive by Shaun Meeks, the first book in the Dillon the Monster Dick Series (noir, horror). We are doubly chuffed with the atmospheric piece Steve has done for the second book in the series, Earthbound and Down. Steve, we love you!
Here’s the final front cover:
IFWG is primarily an adult speculative fiction publishing house and yet we haven’t published any dark fiction, horror if you will, except for our Australian imprint and some anthologies. Shaun Meeks fills this hole, and with a great deal of good reading!
It is with pleasure that we announce the release of Shaun’s novel, The Gate at Lake Drive, the first in what we hope will be a long running series, paying homage to detective noir stories, and weird, supernatural themes.
Every once in a while IFWG Publishing chooses to publish in ebook format only, a short work by one of its authors. It may be set in the world created in larger work, or it might simply be stand alone. We support our authors and enjoy these ‘mini breaks’.
Today we have released Biola Olatunde’s collection of six short stories, Sunset Tales. We always enjoy publishing her work, which is invariably deeply immersed in West African culture and traditions.
It is a tradition in Nigeria for stories to be told at sunset. Sometimes the stories concern the supernatural and intend to raise goosebumps. Continue reading
IFWG Publishing is excited to announce the signing up of The Gate at Lake Drive, by Shaun Meeks. “This is a very important acquisition for IFWG Publishing, as we have been looking for a quality horror novel for some time, and this signing represents our first,” stated Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG Publishing.
This title will be released in 2015. Stay tuned for more information in coming months.
Shaun Meeks lives in Toronto, Ontario with his partner, Mina LaFleur, where they own and operate their own corset company, L’Atelier de LaFleur.
Shaun is a member of the HWA and has published more than 50 short stories. His most recent work has appeared in Midian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, Dark Moon Digest, Shrieks and Shivers from The Horror Zine, Zippered Flesh 2, Of Devils & Deviants and Fresh Fear. His short stories have been collected in At the Gates of Madness, Brother’s Ilk and Dark Reaches. His debut novel, Shutdown was released last year, as was his novelette Down on the Farm.
To find out more or to contact Shaun, visit www.shaunmeeks.com.