Out soon,in time for Christmas will be Worlds Beyond, William’s sixth collection of short stories. Featuring stories originally published in SF and fantasy magazines of the late 70’s such as Dark Fantasy, Fantasy and Terror, Strange Skies and others with a cover by world renowned fantasy artist Stephen Fabian.
William will be returning to Packrat Comics in Columbus, Ohio, along with Daniel Boyd and many other comic creators this Saturday, May 2 for free comic book day.
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William will be on the Voices of Appalachia internet radio program tonight at 7 pm with an interview conducted by fellow author Eric Douglas. Listen in as the author of such spine chillers as “Gone Where The Goblins Go” and “She Saw Dinosaurs” discusses his work.
I will be participating in a Creator’s Panel “Regional Independent Publishing” at the WVSU EDC www.wvsuedc.org September 9th starting at 7:15 pm. Moderating will be WVSU Professor Daniel Boyd and joining me on the panel will be Eric Douglas of Books By Eric, Cat Pleska of Mountain State Press and Keith Davis of Woodland Press.
Heavy Planet Man, a collection of song lyrics is now available in both print and Kindle editions. Over one hundred lyrics from the varied garage, punk, surf and psychedelic bands that Bill has played and written for over the years. These aren’t your run of the mill lyrics. As it says on the back cover, “Any man who can rhyme ‘irreligious’ with ‘britches’ has got to be a damn genius”.
I will be at the WV Cultural Center for the celebration of 150 Reads this Saturday, January 11th from 1PM to 3PM. Join me and other WV authors for book signings in the J.D. Waggoner Reading Room.
The second issue of the Ghastly and Shel Dorf nominated graphic horror anthology, containing two stories by William Bitner, will be released by Transfuzion, April 17. A book signing will be held at Lost Legion Comics, South Charleston from 6 pm to 9 pm on that date.