In conjunction with Cat Rambo’s story “Primaflora’s Journey” in BCS #170, we’re giving away two signed, personalized copies of her books: one of her brand new novel Beasts of Tabat, set in the same world as “Primaflora’s Journey” and many of her other stories, and one of her newest short fiction collection Near + Far.

The giveaway for Near + Far will be held Tuesday Apr. 14 on the BCS Twitter feed @BCSmagazine.  Details are here.

The giveaway for Beasts of Tabat is right here in this post. To enter, comment on this post and say what your favorite fantasy creature or beast is, from any BCS story.

That will enter you in a random drawing for the book. (For the Full Rules, click on ‘Show Hidden Text’ at the end of this post.) This giveaway ends Wed. Apr. 8.

To get you started, here are a few BCS stories that have interesting creatures or beasts in them:

Primaflora’s Journey” and “Rappaccini’s Crow” by Cat Rambo

The Castle That Jack Built” by Emily Gilman

The Ghost of Shinoda Forest” by Richard Parks (and many others)

Pheth’s Aviary” and “The Suffering Gallery” by Matthew Kressel

The Bonedrake’s Penance”by Yoon Ha Lee

Mr Morrow Becomes Acquainted with the Delicate Art of Squid Keeping”by Geoffrey Maloney

Good luck!


Full rules for the signed Cat Rambo Beasts of Tabat giveaway:

You must leave your comment on this Beasts of Tabat Giveaway post. Comments left anywhere else will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must mention a creature or beast from a story that appeared in BCS. Comments that do not mention some creature or beast from a story that appeared in BCS will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must post your comment before midnight PST on Wed. Apr. 8, 2015. Any comments posted after that will not be eligible.

Each person will be entered only once in the random drawing (even if you leave more than one eligible comment).

You must use a valid email address when you submit your comment (otherwise we won’t be able to contact you if you win).

BCS will conduct the random drawing from all eligible entries. The signed copy of Beasts of Tabat will be mailed to the winner.

BCS is not responsible for comments that get lost or caught in our spam filtering or don’t show up in our system, or email addresses that get garbled or otherwise rendered unusable for contacting an entrant.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. Participants are providing information to BCS and Firkin Press and not to Facebook or Twitter or anyone else.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in this post or via our Contact page. Good luck!

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