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- DescriptionTwenty-two science fiction short stories from acclaimed authors such as Steven Millhauser, Junot Diaz, Amiri Baraka, and Katherine Dunn.
- Author BiographyJim Shepard, the author of seven novels, most recently The Book of Aron, has won numerous awards and has been a finalist for the National Book Award. He also teaches creative writing and film at Williams College. Steven Millhauser, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Martin Dressler, has written many novels, and is probably best known for his short stories (The Barnum Museum). He teaches at Skidmore College. Julia Elliott is the author of a recently published novel, The New and Improved Romie Futch. She has won the Rona Jaffe Writer's Award, and her stories have been anthologized in Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses and Best American Short Stories. She teaches at the University of South Carolina. Rivka Galchen is a Canadian American writer who received her MD from Mount Sinai and an MFA from Columbia University. Her first novel, Atmospheric Disturbances, won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award and the William Saroyan International Prize. Her short stories have been published in the Harper's, the New York Times Magazine, and the Believer. She is a recipient of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award was chosen in 2010 by the New Yorker as one of its 20 Under 40. After Deji Bryce Olukotun came to the United States and obtained degrees from Yale and Stanford, he studied at the University of Cape Town with South African writers Andre Brink, Mike Nicol, Andre Wiesner, and Henrietta Rose-Innes. His novel, Nigerians in Space, was published by Unnamed Press in Los Angeles. Olukotun's fiction and nonfiction has been published by Slate, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Atlantic, the Huffington Post, PEN America, the London Magazine, and Electric Literature. Jonathan Lethem began his career writing science fiction. His first novel, Gun with Occasional Music, merges science-fiction tropes with those of hardboiled detective novels. He later found his home in literary fiction, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award and a MacArthur Fellowship. He has written nine novels to date, including Motherless Brooklyn, and The Fortress of Solitude. He was born and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Jami Attenberg has written four novels: The Kept Man, The Melting Season, The Middlesteins, and, most recently, Saint Mazie. The Middlesteins was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction and the St. Francis College Literary Prize. Attenberg has written essays about television, sex, technology, and other topics, and her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, and other publications. Brian Evenson's work, including Immobility, Last Days, The Open Curtain, Dark Property, and Altmann's Tongue, skirts the boundary between horror and literature. Evenson has received the O. Henry Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and the American Library Association's RUSA Award for Best Horror Novel. He has also been nominated for the Edgar Award and four times for the Shirley Jackson Award. He teaches in the School of Critical Studies at CalArts Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey, Junot Diaz is the author of Drown; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and This Is How You Lose Her, a New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist. He is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, PEN/Malamud Award, Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and PEN/O. Henry Award. The fiction editor at Boston Review, Diaz is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Max Apple has been writing short stories (most recent collection The Jew of Home Depot and Other Stories, novels (Zip, The Propheteers), and screenplays (Roommates, The Air Up There) for the last forty years. He still teaches for the University of Pennsylvania. Amiri Baraka, who has also written as LeRoi Jones, was the Poet Laureate of New Jersey. Baraka has written poetry, plays, fiction,
- Author(s)Amiri Baraka,Jim Shepard,Max Apple,Steven Millhauser,W. P. Kinsella
- PublisherTachyon Publications
- Date of Publication12/07/2016
- GenreScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTachyon Publications
- Weight412 g
- Width153 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byJacob Weisman
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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