Review: Sensation

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mamatas, Nick Sensation PM Press (May 1, 2011) ISBN-13: 978-1604863543

A mutant wasp stings a woman. If this were a Roger Corman movie, she would turn into a half-naked wasp-woman and perform soft-core scenes across Manhattan. It’s Mamatas, so instead, she suffers a deep personality change, dumps her inane husband and births an anarchist movement, which threatens the existence of the spiders that have secretly controlled our world for thousands of years.

Sensation is a slim book …

Silvia Moreno-GarciaReview: Sensation

Found on the Net: “Move Underground” for Kindle

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

I did not discover Nick Mamatas through this book. I discovered him when he was virtually pumelling somebody on the Internet. I liked his blogging style, so I went and read some of his fiction. Move Underground was one of the first things I picked up from him. There’s no question why I would grab it; the book can be summarized as Cthulhu-meets-Kerouac. My dream come true!

Publisher’s Weekly describes it thusly: “The American dream reveals …

IFPFound on the Net: “Move Underground” for Kindle

Micro-interview: Nick Mamatas

Nick Mamatas’ flash piece “And Then, And Then, And Then …” appears in the Summer 2009 fiction issue of Innsmouth Free Press.

He is the author of two novels, the Lovecraftian Move Under Ground and the satirical Under My Roof. His short fiction has appeared in subTERRAIN, Poe’s Lighthouse, Lovecraft Unbound, and many other journals, magazines and anthologies. Much of his short fiction was recently collected in You Might Sleep… A native New Yorker, Nick now lives …

IFPMicro-interview: Nick Mamatas

And Then, And Then, And Then…

by Nick Mamatas

I woke up. I ate a banana and a bagel. I turned on the TV and watched the news from Boston. It was going to be cloudy. Someone had a book out about carbohydrates. There was a lot of traffic. I felt good to be home, away from all the commuters and the highways. I almost never leave town. I ate another banana and then a peanut butter sandwich because I was still hungry. I stopped being …

IFPAnd Then, And Then, And Then…