Warren Lapine
Warren Lapine is known for his publishing efforts, particularly with his first company, DNA Publications
DNA Publications
DNA Publications was an American publishing company which existed from 1993 to 2007 and was run by the husband-and wife team of Warren Lapine and Angela Kessler, who met at science fiction convention in Virginia. Although initially founded in Massachusetts by Lapine, the company later relocated to...

, which published a range of magazines including Absolute Magnitude
Absolute Magnitude (magazine)
Absolute Magnitude is a discontinued, semi-professional science fiction magazine started in 1993 under the name Harsh Mistress. However, in 1994 after only two issues the name was changed to Absolute Magnitude. In 2002 the name was changed again to Absolute Magnitude & Aboriginal Science Fiction...

, Dreams of Decadence, Fantastic Stories
Fantastic Stories
Fantastic Stories is a collection of six short stories written by Soviet author Andrei Sinyavsky under the pseudonym Abram Tertz between 1955 and 1961. The stories are titled: At the Circus, The Graphomaniacs, The Tenants, You and I, The Icicle and Phkents...

, Mythic Delirium, The Official KISS Magazine, Science Fiction Chronicle, and Weird Tales
Weird Tales
Weird Tales is an American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine first published in March 1923. It ceased its original run in September 1954, after 279 issues, but has since been revived. The magazine was set up in Chicago by J. C. Henneberger, an ex-journalist with a taste for the macabre....

, from 1993 to 2007; and a book programme focussing on public domain releases, Wilder Publications, which continued after the collapse of DNA Publications. In 2009 Lapine founded Tir Na Nog Press along with a science fiction / fantasy imprint, Fantastic Books, with freelance editing by Douglas Cohen, Marty Halpern (who has since resigned), Ian Randal Strock, Darrell Schweitzer
Darrell Schweitzer
Darrell Charles Schweitzer is an American writer, editor, and essayist in the field of speculative fiction. Much of his focus has been on dark fantasy and horror, although he does also work in science fiction and fantasy...

, and David Truesdale. Ian Randal Strock was then hired full-time as publisher of Fantastic Books. After announcing the re-launch of Fantastic Stories, Lapine decided to purchase Realms of Fantasy
Realms of Fantasy
Realms of Fantasy is a professional bimonthly fantasy speculative fiction magazine published by Damnation Books, which specializes in fantasy, nonfiction, and art. The magazine publishes short stories by some of the genre's most popular and most prominent authors...

, instead. With Realms of Fantasy relaunched under new management, plans were underway to put out Dreams of Decadence. However, in September 2010, Realms of Fantasy was sold to Damnation Books ; in November 2010 Fantastic Books was sold to Ian Randal Strock. ; and all Dreams of Decadence subscriptions rolled into Realms of Fantasy.
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