2014 Campbellian Anthology

by M. David Blake, Ania Ahlborn, Alisa Alering, Laurel Amberdine, Athena Andreadis, Stewart C. Baker, Jeffrey A. Ballard, James Bambury, Mark T. Barnes, Kelsey Ann Barrett, Erik Bear, Joseph Brassey, Nicole Galland, Cooper Moo, Brooke Bolander, Lisa Bolekaja, Dawn Bonanno, Oliver Buckram, O.J. Cade, Jennifer Campbell-Hicks, David Carani, A.G. Carpenter, Vajra Chandrasekera, Anne Charnock, Adam Christopher, John Chu, Evan C. Currie, Jonas David, Robert Dawson, Evan Dicken, Ariel Djanikian, Lara Elena Donnelly, Robin Wyatt Dunn, Haris A. Durrani, Sean Eads, Bill Ferris, Max Gladstone, Tina Gower, A.T. Greenblatt, Shane Halbach, Kate Heartfield, Ken Hinckley, Michael Hodges, Ada Hoffmann, Tory Hoke, Louise Hughes, Alexis A. Hunter, M.K. Hutchins, Jess Hyslop, Holly Schofield, José Pablo Iriarte

Various authorscollected.

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  • Pages: 2470 pages
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  • Published February 1st 2014 by Rampant Loon Press
  • Original Title: 2014 Campbellian Anthology
  • ISBN13: 9781938834509
  • Edition Language: English
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Various authors collected. 111 New writers and over 860,000 words in the span of 20 novel excepts, 15 novelettes, 113 short stories, 26 pieces of flash fiction and a poem.Table of contentsNotes: Lengths for each story are noted according to the following criteria:Flash: Under ~1,000 wordsShort Story: 1,000–7,500 wordsNovelette: 7,500–17,500 wordsNovella: 17,500–40,000 wordsNovel: Over 40,000 wordsStories noted with “••••” were originally published in 2013, and may also be eligible for awards in their respective categories during the 2014 season.Introduction by M. David BlakeHere We Go Again (or: wait, are we still here?) Ania AhlbornNovel: Seed (excerpt)Alisa AleringShort Story: “The Wanderer King” ••••Laurel AmberdineFlash: “Airship Hope” ••••Athena AndreadisShort Story: “The Wind Harp” ••••Stewart C BakerShort Story: “Behind the First Years” ••••Short Story: “Raising Words” ••••Jeffrey A. BallardShort Story: “The Highlight of a Life” ••••James BamburyShort Story: “Thirteen Generations”Mark T. BarnesNovel: The Garden of Stones (excerpt) ••••Novel: The Obsidian Heart (excerpt) ••••Kelsey Ann BarrettShort Story: “My Teacher, My Enemy”Erik Bear, Joseph Brassey, Nicole Galland, and Cooper MooNovel: The Mongoliad: Book One (excerpt)Brooke BolanderShort Story: “Her Words Like Hunting Vixens Spring”Short Story: “Sun Dogs”Short Story: “The Beasts of the Earth, the Madness of Men” ••••Lisa BolekajaShort Story: “The Saltwater African” ••••Dawn BonannoFlash: “How Cherry Coke Saved My Life” ••••Oliver BuckramFlash: “The Running of the Robots”Flash: “Un Opera nello Spazio (A Space Opera)” ••••Flash: “Half a Conversation, Overheard While Inside an Enormous Sentient Slug” ••••O.J. CadeShort Story: “Longfin’s Daughters” ••••Short Story: “The Mythology of Salt” ••••Jennifer Campbell-HicksFlash: “30 Pounds of Human Tissue”Short Story: “Catch a Fallen Star” ••••David CaraniShort Story: “The Paradise Aperture”A.G. CarpenterShort Story: “Insomnia”Short Story: “In the Cool of the Day” ••••Vajra ChandrasekeraShort Story: “Pockets Full of Stones” ••••Short Story: “The Jackal’s Wedding” ••••Anne CharnockNovel: A Calculated Life (excerpt) ••••Adam ChristopherNovel: Empire State (excerpt)Novel: Seven Wonders (excerpt)John ChuShort Story: “Incomplete Proofs”Evan CurrieNovel: Odyssey One: The Heart of Matter (excerpt)Jonas DavidShort Story: “Deathday” ••••Short Story: “Three Seconds” ••••Robert DawsonFlash: “The Widow”Short Story: “The Fifth Postulate” ••••Short Story: “Soldier’s Return” ••••Evan DickenShort Story: “Paradise Left” ••••Ariel DjanikianNovel: The Office of Mercy (excerpt) ••••Lara Elena DonnellyShort Story: “The Witches of Athens” ••••Robin Wyatt DunnShort Story: “L.A. Actors” ••••Short Story: “Inside the Crown” ••••Haris A. DurraniNovelette: “Tethered” ••••Sean EadsShort Story: “The Seer” ••••Bill FerrisShort Story: “Athlete’s Foot” ••••Max GladstoneShort Story: “Drona’s Death” ••••Tina GowerNovelette: “Twelve Seconds” ••••Short Story: “Today I Am Nobody” ••••A. T. GreenblattShort Story: “Tell Them of the Sky” ••••Flash: “Letters from Within” ••••Shane HalbachShort Story: “My Heart Is a Quadratic Equation”Kate HeartfieldShort Story: “Word for Word” ••••Short Story: “For Sale by Owner” ••••Short Story: “A Pair of Ragged Claws” ••••Ken HinckleyShort Story: “The Ostracons of Europa” ••••Short Story: “The Totem of Curtained Minds” ••••Michael HodgesShort Story: “Fletcher’s Mountains” ••••Flash: “Hydra” ••••Short Story: “Seven Fish for Sarah”Ada HoffmannFlash: “Feasting Alone” ••••Short Story: “Blue Fever” ••••Short Story: “And All the Fathomless Crowds” ••••Tory HokeShort Story: “The Baby Mimic” ••••Short Story: “The Demeter Gyro Disaster” ••••Short Story: “Shaka Bars” ••••Louise HughesShort Story: “Over the Waves”Alexis A. HunterShort Story: “Midnight Hour”Flash: “A Reason to Linger”M. K. HutchinsShort Story: “Blank Faces”Jess HyslopFlash: “The Sandman’s Dreams” ••••Short Story: “Triolet” ••••José IriarteShort Story: “Yuca And Dominoes” ••••Novelette: “Cabrón” ••••Paul Antony JonesNovel: Extinction Point (excerpt)Sharon JossShort Story: “Love in the Time of Dust and Venom” ••••A. R. KahlerNovel: The Immortal Circus (excerpt)Joy Kennedy-O’NeillNovelette: “Aftermath”Daniel M. KimmelNovel: Shh! It’s a Secret: a novel about Aliens, Hollywood, and the Bartender’s Guide (excerpt) ••••Marko KloosNovel: Terms of Enlistment (excerpt) ••••Francis KnightNovel: Fade to Black (excerpt) ••••Samantha Kymmell-HarveyShort Story: “Cadence” ••••Henry LienShort Story: “Pearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters” ••••Short Story: “Supplemental Declaration of Henry Lien” ••••Hunter LiguoreShort Story: “Area 54” ••••Stant LitoreNovel: The Zombie Bible: No Lasting Burial (excerpt) ••••Marina J. LostetterShort Story: “Sojourn for Ephah”Short Story: “Master Belladino’s Mask” ••••Short Story: “The Prayer Ladder” ••••Sean F. LynchShort Story: “The Cave” ••••Jodi McIsaacNovel: Through the Door (excerpt)Alena McNamaraShort Story: “As Large as Alone” ••••Carmen Maria MachadoShort Story: “Inventory” ••••Novelette: “Especially Heinous: 272 Views of Law & Order SVU” ••••Short Story: “We Were Never Alone in Space” ••••Marshall Ryan MarescaShort Story: “Jump the Black” ••••Helen MarshallShort Story: “The Hanging Game” ••••Short Story: “I’m the Lady of Good Times, She Said” ••••Short Story: “The Slipway Grey” ••••Michael J. MartinezNovel: The Daedalus Incident (excerpt) ••••Kate MaruyamaNovel: Harrowgate (excerpt) ••••Samuel MarzioliShort Story: “A House in the Woods” ••••Short Story: “Midnight Visitors” ••••Short Story: “Burning Men” ••••Michael MathesonShort Story: “The Many Lives of the Xun Long” ••••Short Story: “Weary, Bone Deep” ••••Short Story: “The Last Summer” ••••Rich MatrunickShort Story: “Barren Sky” ••••Tim MaughanNovelette: “Limited Edition”Short Story: “Zero Hours” ••••Short Story: “Collision Detection” ••••Clint MoreyNovel: The Outer Rims (excerpt) ••••John P. MurphyFlash: “Tumbleweeds and Indelicate Questions” ••••Flash: “At the Old Folks Home at the End of the World” ••••E.C. MyersNovel: Fair Coin (excerpt)Ramez NaamNovel: Nexus (excerpt) ••••Chrome OxideShort Story: “Cop for a Day” ••••Shannon PeaveyNovelette: “Scavengers” ••••Short Story: “Ghosts in the Walls” ••••Gary B. PhillipsShort Story: “The Lady Electric” ••••Flash: “Enteral Feeding” ••••Trina Marie PhillipsNovelette: “The War of Peace” ••••Sarah PinskerNovelette: “In Joy, Knowing the Abyss Behind” ••••Jay PoseyNovel: Three (excerpt) ••••Richard Ellis Preston, Jr.Novel: The Chronicles of the Pneumatic Zeppelin: Romulus Buckle & the City of the Founders (excerpt) ••••Lissa PriceNovel: Starters (excerpt)Short Story: “Portrait of a Spore”Dan RabartsShort Story: “Waking the Taniwha” ••••Short Story: “The Crooked Mile” ••••Adam RakunasNovelette: “Oh Give Me a Home” ••••Melanie ReesFlash: “Seven Sins”Short Story: “Virtually Human”Short Story: “The Dragon”Christopher ReynagaNovelette: “The Grande Complication” ••••Novelette: “Say Goodbye to the Little Girl Tree” ••••Anthony RyanNovel: Blood Song: A Raven’s Shadow Novel (excerpt)Carlie St. GeorgeShort Story: “This Villain You Must Create” ••••Marcus SakeyNovel: Brilliance (excerpt) ••••Sofia SamatarNovel: A Stranger in Olondria (Being the Complete Memoirs of the Mystic, Jevick of Tyom) (excerpt) ••••Short Story: “Honey Bear”Short Story: “Selkie Stories Are for Losers” ••••Holly SchofieldShort Story: “Graveyard Shift” ••••Short Story: “Hurry Up and Wait” ••••Erik B. ScottFlash: “The Exterminator” ••••Jason SheehanNovel: A Private Little War (excerpt) ••••Frances SilversmithShort Story: “Online War” ••••Flash: “Finally Free” ••••Flash: “Were” ••••Jeremy SimShort Story: “Fleep” ••••Short Story: “Addressing the Manticore” ••••Short Story: “Skybreak” ••••Stephen SottongNovelette: “Planetary Scouts” ••••Flash: “Friends” ••••Benjanun SriduangkaewShort Story: “Annex” ••••Short Story: “Vector” ••••Short Story: “Paya-nak” ••••John E. O. StevensShort Story: “The Scorn of the Peregrinator”Bonnie Jo StufflebeamShort Story: “The Wanderers” ••••Short Story: “The Siren” ••••Poem: “The Ferryman” ••••Tim SusmanShort Story: “Erzulie Dantor”Flash: “Diamonds Are Forever” ••••Flash: “Goldeneye” ••••Bogi TakácsShort Story: “Recordings of a More Personal Nature” ••••Flash: “The Tiny English-Hungarian Phrasebook for Visiting Extraterrestrials” ••••Short Story: “Mouse Choirs of the Old Mátra” ••••Grace TangFlash: “Ghost in the Machine”Flash: “White Lies”Flash: “Man’s Best Friend”Brian TrentShort Story: “Sparg” ••••Short Story: “War Hero” ••••Short Story: “The Nightmare Lights of Mars” ••••Sabrina VourvouliasShort Story: “Collateral Memory” ••••Gerald WarfieldNovelette: “Spores of the Volcano” ••••Short Story: “Pageant for a Crazy Man” ••••Darusha WehmShort Story: “The Care and Feeding of Mammalian Bipeds, V. 2.1”Short Story: “Modern Love”Short Story: “I Open My Eyes”Django WexlerNovelette: “The Penitent Damned” ••••Novel: The Thousand Names (excerpt) ••••John ZaharickShort Story: “Dysmorphic” ••••Short Story: “Ghost Gardening” ••••Short Story: “After the Kaiju Attack” ••••