Wednesday, August 8, 2012

"Hazard Yet Forward"--An Anthology to Battle Cancer

This Wednesday is a bit different.

A group of writers from the Seton Hill University MFA in Writing Popular Fiction community and beyond put together an anthology to help a graduate of the program who is battling cancer. I regret that I wasn’t able to contribute to this awesome work (I didn’t hear about it until it was too late), so I’m doing my part by spreading it all over the internet.
Seventy-six writers connected to the Seton Hill University Writing Popular Fiction program have created a multi-genre charity anthology entitled Hazard Yet Forward. All proceeds from this project will benefit Donna Munro, a 2004 graduate of the program. Munro, a teacher living in St. Louis, Missouri, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. An active member of the SHU WPF alumni committee, Munro helps organize the school’s annual writing conference, the In Your Write Mind Workshop.

To aid Munro and her family, faculty members, alumni, students and friends of the Writing Popular Fiction program quickly responded to compile this massive anthology. The book features flash fiction, short stories and even a full-length novella. In total, there are 75 works from various genres, which makes this anthology one that features something for everyone.

Genres represented in the book range from horror to romance to mystery – and everything in between. Some of the notable writers in the anthology are World Fantasy Award winner Nalo Hopkinson, Bram Stoker winners Michael A. Arnzen and Michael Knost, Bram Stoker nominee Lawrence C. Connolly, ALA/YALSA Best Book for Young Adults winner Jessica Warman, Rita finalist Dana Marton, Spur winner Meg Mims, Asimov’s Readers’ Award winner Timons Esaias and WV Arts and Humanities literary fellowships winner Geoffrey Cameron Fuller.

About Hazard Yet Forward, co-compiler Matt Duvall says, “It’s an unprecedented collection of stories from every genre imaginable.” This large volume is an electronic book for the popular Kindle platform and is available for purchase through Amazon starting August 7. It’s also reasonably priced. The book will be on sale for $9.99.
Download it here!

Not an electronic reader?
Spread the word!

Twitter hashtag - #HYFbook
Join the book’s event on Facebook.

The Seton Hill community thanks you.

Let’s keep kicking cancer’s butt!

P.S. Check out these other posts about "Hazard Yet Forward!"
-Meg Mims
-David Day
-Rachell Nichole
-S.A. Check
-Leadie Jo Flowers
-Lee Allen Howard
-Alexa Grave
-W.D. Prescott
-Lana Hechtman Ayers
-Dale Eldon

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