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Simon451: Simon & Schuster’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Imprint

Simon & Schuster has introduced a new imprint called Simon451. The imprint issimon451 dedicated to publishing fiction with a focus on science fiction, fantasy, and works with dystopian, apocalyptic, and supernatural themes.

The imprint will publish both print and eBook titles but will focus on digital-first publishing. The company plans to test serialized novels and original short stories, and will re-issue backlist titles digitally.

The first book from the imprint is called EarthEnd Saga by X-Files actress Gillian Anderson and co-writer Jeff Rovin. The book, which is slated for an October release, will be the first in a series. The Undying by Ethan Reid, a dystopian novel set in Paris, will also come out in October.

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