Pyr is an imprint of Prometheus Books, launched in March 2005. Our parent company was founded in 1969 and are based out of Amherst, NY. A mid-sized publisher, they publish around a hundred books a year and have several thousand titles in their backlist. We currently publish 29+ titles a year and have had works and/or persons nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C Clarke, Philip K Dick, Endeavour, John W. Campbell Best New Science Fiction Writer, John W. Campbell Memorial, BSFA, and World Fantasy Awards, (among others).
Lou Anders is the Editorial Director at Pyr.
Awards & Recognition
- 2009 Hugo Award nominees (published in Fast Forward 2):
- Best Novella - "True Names" by Benjamin Rosenbaum & Cory Doctorow
- Best Novelette – "The Gambler" by Paolo Bacigalupi
- 2009 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award nominees (published in Fast Forward 2):
- "True Names" by Benjamin Rosenbaum & Cory Doctorow
- "The Gambler" by Paolo Bacigalupi
- 2009 Locus Award Finalists (published in Fast Forward 2):
- Best Novella: "True Names" by Benjamin Rosenbaum & Cory Doctorow
- Best Short Story: "The Kindness of Strangers" by Nancy Kress
- 2008 Chesley Award "Best Art Director" winner: Lou Anders
- 2008 Endeavour Award nominee - Kay Kenyon, Bright of the Sky
- 2008 Hugo Award nominee - Best Novel: Ian McDonald, Brasyl
- 2008 Hugo Award nominee - Best Professional Editor, Long Form: Lou Anders
- 2008 John W. Campbell Best New Science Fiction Writer Award nominee: Joe Aber
Pyr publishes only science fiction and fantasy novels. We are not currently looking for short story collections, anthologies, novellas or nonfiction. We do not consider material under 80,000 words in length. We strongly prefer that you query first. The required method for having manuscripts considered for publication is through an established literary agent. Agents can be found in such literary guides as Literary Marketplace and The Writer's Market.
Works in the WWEnd Database
• Michael Resnick
• Mark Chadbourn
• Joel Shepherd
• Ian McDonald
• James Barclay
• Mark Hodder
• Justina Robson
• James Pfundstein
• Sean Williams
• Tom Lloyd
• Adrian Tchaikovsky
• John Meaney
• Kay Kenyon
• Ari Marmell
• Mandy Hager
• Paul McAuley
• Kristine Rusch
• David Edelman
• Tim Lebbon
• Clay Griffith
• Susan Griffith
• Sam Sykes
• Andrew Mayer
• Martin Sketchley
• Jasper Kent
• Joe Abercrombie
• Jon Sprunk
• Erin Hoffman
• K. McEntire
• E. Myers
• Pierre Pevel
• Matthew Sturges
• George Mann
• Lou Anders
• Robert Silverberg
• K. Johansen
• Janet Edwards
• Chris Willrich
• Brenda Cooper
• Philippa Ballantine
• Paul Crilley
• Michaele Jordan
• C. Suleiman
• Ken MacLeod
• Catherine Asaro
• Allen Steele
• Adam Roberts
• Tim Akers
• Chris Roberson
• Fiona Avery
• Michael Blumlein
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