An Event of Ice and Fire

By June 26th, 2012

an-event-of-ice-and-fire-graphicWith Game of Thrones finished for the season, and the release date for The Winds of Winter yet to be announced, Winter Is Already Here for Song of Ice and Fire fans: and Beyond the Wall, out today, is here to help ease your wait for the return to Westeros.

As you may have read in editor James Lowder‘s guest post here, Beyond the Wall is Smart Pop’s new anthology all about George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series. And to celebrate today being the official publication date, we’ve gathered contributor thoughts and commentary on their essays and the book, links to Beyond the Wall giveaways from around the 7 Kingdoms ( . . . or just the internet), and for the next week you can read James Lowder’s introduction to the book in full for free!

Scroll down to check it out, and don’t forget to check back throughout the day for updates–we hope you enjoy.

Read contributor thoughts on their essays and the book

Alyssa Rosenberg on “Men and Monsters” – read post here

Andrew Zimmerman Jones on “Of Direwolves and Gods” – read post here

Brent Hartinger on “A Different Kind of Other” – read post here

Gary Westfahl on “Back to the Egg” – read post here

Matt Staggs on “Petyr Baelish and the Mask of Sanity” – read post here

Myke Cole on “Art Imitates War” – read post here

Susan Vaught on “The Brutal Cost of Redemption in Westeros” – read post here

Enter these giveaways to win Beyond the Wall


Jim Halterman

Susan Vaught

Want more Beyond the Wall? You can read excerpts from all of the essays on the book page here (just scroll down and click on the essay titles), and if you sign up for the book mailing list on that same page (where it says Sign Up for Free Chapters & Book Updates), you can read the introduction and Alyssa Rosenberg‘s “Men and Monsters” in full.

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