What's New in the Zone
Here to keep you up-to-date with what's going on inside the zone
(in a sort of lazy, half-assed way).
Enterzone episode 13 (December 1997) will be a retrospective, spotlighting
the "best," most popular, and most egregiously overlooked features from the first
twelve episodes (December 1994 through September 1997).
We Launch Two New Columns
UNDER THE HOOP:
Our irrepressible Story Editor Martha Conway contributes
the first in what we hope will be a long series of dishy opinions about
what fiction on the net is worth your time and attention. She promises
to be completely arbitrary and shamelessly honest. (At least, she will
have done so, as soon as she signs off on this breathless copy.)
As our staff is slowly infiltrated and taken over by
Hawaiians, we unwittingly succumb to their soothing ministrations, in
this case taking on a new column reporting from the western fringe of
the U.S. and the leftmost fringe of the marriage continuum (or did we
circle around and come back on the right?). Reed Hearne promises to lay
bare the vicissitudes of modern unmarried bliss. (Again, as soon as
we get his approval for the above paragraph.)
Various people closely associated with Enterzone
have been getting attention for their other creative projects.
Pilgrim Press, for instance
the on-line collective that published Story Editor Martha Conway's
Some Unrelated Land has gotten press in Florida and Pennsylvania.
mailing-list on-line arts community from which Enterzone draws much
of its talent has been written up lately (dig deep - see the Art & Technology
column) at a Canadian
site called Suite 101, and
Enterzone itself was cited in a New York Times article on
Last Plug for That Anthology Book, We Promise
Meanwhile, publisher Christian Crumlish and occasional contributor
Levi Asher have a new web site called
to support and promote the upcoming Coffeehouse anthology,
but with some interesting other publishing possibilities waiting in the
In the marginally related department, we have news that
Christian Crumlish has polished up and published a second edition of his
hyperstory No Bird but an
Invisible Thing. You can also read an installation of it at, aptly
enough, the Birdhouse.
They're Going too Fast
|Here in the East Bay of the S.F. Bay Area, we lost
another legendary figure recently, when Moe Moskowitz, the founder and
ringleader of Moe's Books passed away.
For people considering
to Enterzone, please note the following schedule of submission deadlines..
Episode 12 will be released on September 1, 1997. The deadline
for that episode will be July 20, 1997.
Episode 13 will be released on December 1, 1997. We are not accepting submissions for episode 13 (that would be unlucky).
Submissions that come in after
August 1 will be considered for episode 14, to be released March 1, 1998.