Christopher M. Cevasco
Christopher M. Cevasco is an author whose historically themed fiction has appeared in BLACK STATIC, A FIELD GUIDE TO SURREAL BOTANY, and the Prime Books anthologies SHADES OF BLUE AND GRAY: GHOSTS OF THE CIVIL WAR and ZOMBIES: SHAMBLING THROUGH THE AGES, among many other magazines and anthologies. From 2003 through 2009, he was the editor/publisher of the award-winning PARADOX: THE MAGAZINE OF HISTORICAL AND SPECULATIVE FICTION. Chris is seeking representation for his first book, an historical epic that weaves an alternate world from the watershed events of 1066, as well as for a recently completed historical thriller about Lady Godiva. He’s currently hard at work on a novel of English resistance and rebellion in the years immediately following the Norman Conquest.
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Dwellings at Skara Brae, a Neolithic settlement on Mainland, Orkney, older than both Stonehenge and the Pyramids at Giza. Photo by Christopher M. Cevasco.
Megalosaurus has the distinction of being the first dinosaur ever mentioned in popular media. It appeared in the opening lines of Charles Dickens’s 1852 novel Bleak House (the photo of Dickens at left dates from the year the novel was published). Megalosaurus bones were first discovered in 1677 in England,…
I saw the first of Peter Jackson’s three Hobbit films last week on opening day, and since then I’ve been reading the reviews and reactions to it–some glowing, some scathing. Over on Facebook, I posted my own brief review (I was utterly charmed by it), but the rather polarized response…