Our imprints

Metaphorosis Magazine

Verdage

Plant Based Press

Imprints

Metaphorosis Books operates a number of imprints. These include:

  • Verdage – science fiction and fantasy anthologies, often with an innovative approach to the creative process.
  • Metaphorosis Magazine – monthly issues of the magazine, along with annual Best of and Complete compilations.
  • plant based press – vegan-friendly science fiction and fantasy, including annual Best of Vegan SFF anthologies.
  • Driftwyrd – self-published books by authors who have appeared in Metaphorosis Magazine.
  • Vestige – TBD

June 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

June 2020

Table of Contents

  • The Record Collector — Nathaniel Williams
  • Zsezzyn, Who Is Not a God — Jennifer Shelby
  • The Woman Who Brought Love to Death — Kathryn Yelinek
  • Time and Grace — Joseph Halden

Cover art by Max Pitchkites.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

May 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

May 2020

Table of Contents

  • Figlia della Neve — Jonathan Louis Duckworth
  • Regret’s Relief — Travis Wade Beaty
  • Pre-Triage — Joe Prosit
  • A Witch’s Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools — Hannah Hulbert
  • Exhibit 57-B from the Trial of Alonzo Montalvo v. MoodFoods Incorporated — Douglas DiCicco

Cover art by Carol Wellart.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

April 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

April 2020

Table of Contents

  • Revitalized — Jason P. Burnham
  • Clod-Shodden — J.J. Drew
  • Seven Scraps Unwritten — L. Chan
  • Donald Q. Haute, Gentleman Inquisitator, and the Peril of the Pythogator — David A. Hewitt

Cover art by Philip McCulloch-Downs.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

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March 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins. Table of Contents The Eighth Fathom — Chris Panatier The Wicked Stepmother — Rhema Sayers The Draining — Matt Hornsby Sonata III: Canta — L. Chan Cover art by Chris …

February 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins. Table of Contents Pyrrha — Antony Paschos Heart of Stone — Chris Cornetto Grow, Divide, Sacrifice, Thrive — Jo Miles Sonata II: Shailani — L. Chan Cover art by Carol …

January 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • Kozuna, the Ogre’s Child — Felicity Drake
  • Magical Whistleblower Tells All — Michael Sherrin
  • Choice — Tomas Marcantonio
  • Bedwyr by the Sea — C.B. Blakey
  • Sonata I: Sona — L. Chan

Cover art by Saleha Chowdhury.

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Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

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December 2019

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • The Martian in the Greenhouse — Geoffrey W. Cole
  • What Lies in Light — Laura Duerr
  • The Dybbuk — Lewis Gershom
  • Notes from the Laocoön Program — Phoenix Alexander

Cover art by Saleha Chowdhury.

Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.