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  • Jarhead
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    For the last several production updates, the updates for the LE of Gwendy's Magic Feather have remained the same. Has anything moved forward with that book? Thanks!

    "The Limited Edition is starting into production now that we've completely finished everything for the trade hardcover."

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  • Dan Hocker
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    Quick update. I got word that slipcases for The Institute are finally on their way to us from the manufacturer. I'm not sure when they'll arrive yet, but assuming they arrive later this week expect them to begin shipping either late next week or the week after.

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  • Dan Hocker
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    Originally posted by Marmaduke Grigsby View Post

    All I know is that the Production Updates page has said this since January:

    "Robert McCammon has signed the signature sheets, and the proofreading has been completed, so we're now ready to get this into the printing queue. This title will be published in 2020, and we'll update this information with a more specific date when we have it."

    I'm sure Brian or Dan will update us as more information becomes available.
    No that's pretty accurate. Currently we have a lot of projects that are at this "it just needs a spot at the printer" phase. COVID hasn't helped things this year for sure.

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  • Marmaduke Grigsby
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    Originally posted by Burnt Puke View Post
    Sorry if this has already been answered. Is there any news on Usher's Passing? Thanks.
    All I know is that the Production Updates page has said this since January:

    "Robert McCammon has signed the signature sheets, and the proofreading has been completed, so we're now ready to get this into the printing queue. This title will be published in 2020, and we'll update this information with a more specific date when we have it."

    I'm sure Brian or Dan will update us as more information becomes available.
    Last edited by Marmaduke Grigsby; 06-17-2020, 01:05 PM.

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  • Burnt Puke
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    Sorry if this has already been answered. Is there any news on Usher's Passing? Thanks.

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  • jsweet
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    What books were included in Collector's Set #3 (2017)?
    Thanks

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  • sholloman81
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    Thanks for the updates Brian. You rock!

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  • Brian James Freeman
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    Originally posted by sholloman81 View Post
    Any more updates yet regarding Gwendy's Magic Feather (Limited Edition)? Seems like that one has been static for awhile
    Signature sheets are circulating, DJ cover design is being selected this week. Nothing super exciting, but still moving forward!

    Originally posted by sholloman81 View Post
    Also, any reason why The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer hasn't been updated on the production updates page. Seems like that one is continually missed when the page gets updated each month. I know from the thread that it should be well past the proofreading stage and am wondering if you have a better update. As always, any info is appreciated!
    No news to report. There are a few dozen books ready for the printer due to the backlog created the other year when the two printers closed up shop on us in the middle of SLEEPING BEAUTIES, so we're working to get those books to the new printers we're using as quickly as we can without compromising quality. The Southern Reach Trilogy should definitely be sent to one of them this year, though. That's the best I can estimate right now.

    As mentioned above, in addition to one slipcase maker being closed and the other running at 20%, we've also had one of our printers close until they're considered essential or until restrictions are loosened. That means business we were going to send there gets diverted to our other printers, which means the queue slows down.

    I think we'll have a much better idea in about 6 weeks, though!

    Brian

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  • Brian James Freeman
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    Originally posted by St. Troy View Post
    Sounds good; thanks.
    I would assume we'll have a better idea of a pub date once the books are done, but then again one of our slipcase makers is closed right now and the other is running at 20% of the staff, so... we'll have to see. Fingers crossed!

    Brian

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  • St. Troy
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    Originally posted by Dan Hocker View Post
    I'm going to say hopefully sooner than that, but obviously I can't make any promises.
    Sounds good; thanks.

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  • sholloman81
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    Any more updates yet regarding Gwendy's Magic Feather (Limited Edition)? Seems like that one has been static for awhile. Also, any reason why The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer hasn't been updated on the production updates page. Seems like that one is continually missed when the page gets updated each month. I know from the thread that it should be well past the proofreading stage and am wondering if you have a better update. As always, any info is appreciated!

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  • Dan Hocker
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    Originally posted by St. Troy View Post
    Brian-

    I understand why a Night Shift publication date can't be provided yet, but given that it will be done at the printer in June (with slipcases and traycases to follow), would you say the likelihood is good that you will be able to provide a publication date by/in July? To be clear, I'm not asking if NS might be released in July - just if we might have a publication date by then given how far along things are likely to be.
    I'm going to say hopefully sooner than that, but obviously I can't make any promises.

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  • St. Troy
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    Brian-

    I understand why a Night Shift publication date can't be provided yet, but given that it will be done at the printer in June (with slipcases and traycases to follow), would you say the likelihood is good that you will be able to provide a publication date by/in July? To be clear, I'm not asking if NS might be released in July - just if we might have a publication date by then given how far along things are likely to be.

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  • Dave1442397
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    It's nice to see Night Shift moving along!

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