Dear Person Reading This,

Vernacular Books exists to provide a hub of awesome SF/F in a wide variety of forms and ways. We review books, draw really badly, write stuff, help people write stuff, and seek out new life and civilizations.

If you are interested in submitting work for review, you can always contact us at vernacularbookreviews at gmail.com for information about file formats and/or P.O. boxes. We can also send you a rate sheet for advertisements, and/or for sponsored content. About that sponsored content…

There are two ways to get a book reviewed here at Vernacular. First, you could just send us a book or thing and we might review it. We also might not. There’s lots of books to read, after all! We only wish we could read them all! Second, you could ask us about sponsoring the site for a week, and we will put together a sponsored post about whatever it is you want us to cover, as long as it’s suitable for our core mission and audience. (We’re not up for reviewing your wonky appstore apps, sorry. Books, man. Books. SF/F or books that are speculative in nature.)

We hope to hear from you, soon!


Eric and Joe

P.S. Wait, do you know us? Have we met?

Eric M. Bosarge is the author of two novels, both published by Medallion Press. His first novel won the Maine Literary Award. He has interned at the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and has an MFA from the Stonecoast program at the University of Maine. He is a high school teacher and adjunct for Southern New Hampshire University.

J.M. McDermott is the author of nine critically-acclaimed books, and dozens of short stories. He has been on numerous year’s best lists, including Amazon.com’s Book Blog, and TheVerge.com. He holds a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, and an MFA in Popular Fiction from the Stonecoast program of the University of Southern Maine. He has freelanced and volunteered in a variety of capacities for publishers of books and magazines both large and small, and reviewed books for major genre publications. He has also worked in independent bookstores as a bookseller.

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