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Congratulations to Trident-represented author PJ Manney on the Phillip K. Dick Award nomination for (R)EVOLUTION (47North)!

Posted on January 20, 2016

Image result for philip k. dick award The award is presented annually to a distinguished work of science fiction... more

Congratulations to Trident Author John Benditt on Winning the National Jewish Book Award!

Posted on January 13, 2016

A man from a small island at the periphery of an unnamed country close to Europe builds a boat and voyages to the capital of his kingdom. There are apparently no Jews on the island where he was born and he has no sense of his own possible Jewish history. In the capital, he encounters for the first time both deeply rooted anti-Semitism and a radical movement that mixes racial hatred and fanatical religious beliefs. When this volatile combination erupts in violence, the islander must confront the possibility of his own Jewish identity and make a fateful choice. more

Author Reads Excerpt From Recently Published Vampire Survival Guide

Posted on December 31, 2015

If Andy’s review of “Count” Domenick Dicce’s You’re a Vampire—That Sucks! A Survival Guide (2015) whet your palette, maybe you’ll also enjoy this video clip, above, of Dicce reading the book’s introduction. more

Talking Literary Agents with Mark Gottlieb

Posted on December 17, 2015

Agents, editors, and publishers, oh my! We're joined by's #1 ranked agent of SFF, Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group. During our chat we ask about an average day in the life of a New York literary agent, the importance of a query letter, common mistakes authors make when seeking an agent, emerging trends in genre fiction, the state of the Grimdark subgenre, and more. You can find Mark online at!


Indie to Traditional: A Conversation With NYT Bestselling Author Kate Moretti

Posted on December 04, 2015


Kate Moretti's latest thriller, The Vanishing Year, marks a new transition for the New York Times bestselling author. With this novel, she is moving from a digital/print on demand publisher to a traditional publisher. This process represents one that so many independent and self-publishers dream about -- cracking into the work of traditional publishing. Moretti kindly shared both her publishing experience with me and details about her exciting new book. more

Interview with Taylor Bayouth, author of How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World Famous Treasures

Posted on December 03, 2015

Author Taylor Bayouth stops by to give host Fred Klein insight on How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures. Seriously, Bayouth's humorous book describes seven heists that range from stealing priceless art, such as the "Mona Lisa" and Rodin's "Thinker," to rare artifacts such as the Hope Diamond. more

I’ll Be There was chosen as a Best Book of December by Amazon!

Posted on December 01, 2015

Embedded image permalinkI’ll Be There by New York Times bestselling author Samantha Chase was chosen as a Best Book of December by Amazon! It’s out today & currently on sale - $2.80 on Kindle! more

New York Times bestselling author Kate Moretti's Cover Reveal

Posted on December 01, 2015

Kate Moretti: THE VANISHING YEAR Cover RevealHere at the Tall Poppy Blog, we are ecstatic to reveal the cover for Kate Moretti’s new book, THE VANISHING YEAR (S&S/Atria, September 2016)! Not only do you get to see her amazing new cover, but she’s giving away a copy of her bestselling BINDS THAT TIE. See below on how you can win a copy. more