Alex Shvartsman writes in to let us know that the civer art and headlines for the upcoming anthology Unidentified Funny Objects 3, his annual anthology of humorous SFF now being funded through Kickstarter.
Press release follows…
UFO3 COVER ART, HEADLINERS REVEALED
UFO Publishing revealed cover art and attached headliners for the third annual Unidentified Funny Objects anthology of humorous science fiction and fantasy.
Set to release in October 2014, UFO3 will feature original cover art by Tomasz Maronski and interior illustrations by Barry Munden.
Series editor Alex Shvartsman announced that he already has original stories in from Piers Anthony and Karen Haber, as well as a pair of reprints from Robert Silverberg and Mike Resnick.
Other headliners expected to contribute original stories to this volume are Esther Friesner, Tim Pratt, Jody Lynn Nye, Jim C. Hines, Gini Koch, and David Farland.
Shvartsman said that several other high-profile authors have expressed interest in the project and may contribute original stories.
A round of open submissions will be held starting March 1st. Shvartsman hopes to collect approximately 80,000 words of fiction for Volume 3, pending a successful crowd funding campaign.
UFO3 is currently on Kickstarter, at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/776571295/unidentified-funny-objects-3-annual-anthology-of-h.