November 2, 2013
posted by WitC_admin

We here at #WitC are pleased to announce the Marty Halpern has joined the team as editor!

Marty Halpern is a two-time finalist for the World Fantasy Award–Professional for his work with Golden Gryphon Press. From 1999 through 2007, Marty acquired, edited, copy edited, and proof read for GGP, his edited work winning the Hugo Award, World Fantasy Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and the William L. Crawford Fantasy Award.

Marty now freelances, working directly with authors to prepare their manuscripts for publication, as well as working for independent publishers (e.g. Tachyon Publications), and mainstream publishers (e.g. Charles Stross’s “Laundry Files” series for Ace Books). Two of the books Marty worked on for Tachyon Publications—After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress and Brandon Sanderson’s The Emperor’s Soul—won the 2013 Nebula Award and Hugo Award, respectively.

Marty’s most recent anthology project was Alien Contact (Night Shade Books, 2011), an anthology of the best alien contact stories from the past thirty or so years. He has a dedicated Alien Contact page on his blog with the complete text of, or links to, a dozen of the stories.

Blog “More Red Ink”:; Twitter: @martyhalpern; Facebook and Google+: Marty Halpern


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