Giving the Devil His Due: Special Edition (Paperback)
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In Giving the Devil His Due, the Pixel Project’s first charity anthology, sixteen acclaimed fantasy, science fiction, and horror authors take readers on an unforgettable journey to alternative worlds where men who abuse and murder women and girls meet their comeuppance in uncanny ways. Featuring stories from Stephen Graham Jones, Christina Henry, Peter Tieryas, Kelley Armstrong, Linda D. Addison, Hillary Monahan, and more, Giving the Devil His Due presents sixteen stories that will make you think about the importance of justice for the victims of gender-based violence, how rare this justice is in our own world, and why we need to end violence against women once and for all.
About the Author
Lee Murray is a multi-award-winning author-editor from Aotearoa-New Zealand. Her work includes military thrillers, the Taine McKenna Adventures, supernatural crime-noir series The Path of Ra (with Dan Rabarts), and debut collection Grotesque: Monster Stories. She is proud to have co-edited Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women with Geneve Flynn. Read more on her website: www.leemurray.info. Jason Sanford is a two-time finalist for the Nebula Award who has published dozens of stories in Asimov’s Science Fiction, Interzone, Apex Magazine, Fireside Magazine, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies along with appearances in multiple “year’s best” anthologies. His first novel, Plague Birds, will be released by Apex Publications in late 2021. Born and raised in the American South, Jason’s previous experience includes work as an archaeologist and as a Peace Corps volunteer. His website is www.jasonsanford.com. Peter Tieryas is the award-winning internationally best-selling writer of the Mecha Samurai Empire series (Penguin Random House), which has received praise from places like the Financial Times, Amazon, Verge, Gizmodo, Wired, and more. The series has been translated into multiple foreign languages and won two Seiun Awards, and the Mandarin version was one of Douban’s Top 10 Science Fiction Books of 2018. He’s had hundreds of publications from places like New Letters, Subaru, ZYZZYVA, Indiana Review, and more. His game essays have been published at sites like IGN, Kotaku, and Entropy. He was als Kelley Armstrong believes experience is the best teacher, though she’s been told this shouldn’t apply to writing her murder scenes. To craft her books, she has studied aikido, archery and fencing. She sucks at all of them. She has also crawled through very shallow cave systems and climbed half a mountain before chickening out. She is, however, an expert coffee drinker and a true connoisseur of chocolate-chip cookies. Kenesha Williams is an author and Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Black Girl Magic Lit Mag. She loves speculative fiction and writes in the horror, science fiction, and urban fantasy genres. Kenesha lives in the DC Metro area with her husband, children, and finicky cat. Linda D. Addison is an American poet and writer of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. Addison is the first African-American winner of the Bram Stoker Award, which she won five times. Linda D. Addison is an American poet and writer of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. Addison is the first African-American winner of the Bram Stoker Award, which she won five times. Kenesha Williams is an author, screenwriter, speaker, and Founder/Editor-in-Chief of Black Girl Magic Lit Mag a speculative fiction literary magazine. As an, essayist she has written for, Time Magazine’s, Motto and Fireside Fiction. She is also a screenwriter currently in pre-production on a horror web series and a short film. Kenesha has been a panelist and speaker at StokerCon, the Horror Writers of America convention; Boskone, ECBACC, the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention; the 2017 African Americans Expo, and MECCACon. In 2012, she started at Ace/Roc under the Berkley imprint at Penguin, where she fell in love with editing amazing books. Her list included authors such as Guy Gavriel Kay, Emma Newman, Christina Henry, S.M. Stirling, John Varley, Genevieve Cogman, and Zen Cho, among many others. Her editing philosophy is to help the author make their book the best it can be, while remaining true to their voice and vision. As an editor, she becomes the author’s “first” reader and fan, which can sometimes include writing comments such as, “LOL”, “Oh no,” and “[Insert reader crying here]”. Stephen is the NYT bestselling author of 25 or 30 or so books, +350 stories, some comic books, and all this stuff here. He lives in Boulder, Colorado, and has a few broken-down old trucks, one PhD, and way too many boots Nisi Shawl is an African-American writer,
"In Giving the Devil His Due, sixteen of speculative fiction's brightest authors tell the unflinching stories of survivors, of their strength and courage, as well as a righteous castigation of gender-based violence and the patriarchal societies all too willing to remain silent. This stirring, vital anthology demands your attention as it demands justice and the end of violence of against women." —Paul Tremblay, Bram Stoker award-winning author of The Cabin at the End of the World and A Head Full of Ghosts
“A brilliant, wickedly-smart, scary as hell collection of creepy stories from some of today’s finest writers. Every single tale is a certified gold. Highly recommended!” —Jonathan Maberry, NY Times bestselling author of Relentless and V-Wars
"GIVING THE DEVIL HIS DUE burrows deep into the heart and inflames the spirit. A rallying cry against violence done to women and girls."—Tori Eldridge, Amazon bestselling author of The Ninja Betrayed