Two reviews and the first part of a feature on The Alchemy Press that originally appeared in Black Static #50:-
THE ALCHEMY PRESS
The Alchemy Press have been a regular feature of the UK genre scene for a number of years and in 2014 received a British Fantasy Award as Best Small Press. And in 2015 Nick Nightingale Investigates* by Adrian Cole, which they co-published with Airgedlámh Publications, won the Award for Best Collection. Nick Nightingale Investigates* was sent in to Case Notes for review, but I never got round to reading it, and I guess on the back of that BritFA it doesn’t need my endorsement anyway. I did however read six other Alchemy single author collections.
LEINSTER GARDENS AND OTHER SUBTLETIES (Alchemy Press pb, 144pp, £6.99) is by long established writer and editor Jan Edwards, who is shown on the Alchemy website as co-publisher, along with Peter Coleborn…
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