Category: REVIEWS

REVIEW: “Anthologies of such high quality are rare gems.” —New York Journal of Books, on WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT?

“The wide range of styles, genres, and themes in What the #@&% Is That? make it perfect for finding a new favorite author or discovering upcoming voices in fiction. The three stories mentioned [in our review] are from three newer writers, yet they are some of the strongest and most original in the collection. Anthologies of such high quality are rare gems.” —New York Journal of Books, on WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT? [review]

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REVIEW: “Brings a unique, refreshing perspective to this curated collection of the year’s best sci-fi and fantasy short stories [that] offer[s] up some of modern genre’s best writing and most intriguing ideas.” —Barnes & Noble, on BASFF 2016; Editor’s Pick as one of The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Collections and Anthologies of 2016

“Brings a unique, refreshing perspective to this curated collection of the year’s best sci-fi and fantasy short stories [that] offer[s] up some of modern genre’s best writing and most intriguing ideas.” —Barnes & Noble, Editor’s Pick as one of The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Collections and Anthologies of 2016 [review]

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REVIEW: “Old and new favorites trying to break new and bizarre ground here, making it an incredibly enjoyable read from the dedication page (“For Cthulhu…”) on.” —Barnes & Noble, on WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT; Editor’s Pick as one of The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Collections and Anthologies of 2016

“Old and new favorites trying to break new and bizarre ground here, making it an incredibly enjoyable read from the dedication page (“For Cthulhu…”) on.” —Barnes & Noble, on WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT; Editor’s Pick as one of The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Collections and Anthologies of 2016 [review]

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REVIEW: “The authors … tackle the Weird West premise with impressive seriousness in a collection that echoes WESTWORLD’s chilly introspection.” —THE TELEGRAPH, on DEAD MAN’S HAND

THE TELEGRAPH reviews my anthology DEAD MAN’S HAND in the context of providing recommendations for folks who love the HBO show WESTWORLD: “The authors, many prominent within science fiction, tackle the Weird West premise with impressive seriousness in a collection that echoes Westworld’s chilly introspection.” [review]

 

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REVIEW: “There has never been a better time in science fiction and fantasy short fiction, and you need look no further than this collection to see that truth.” —Tor.com, on BASFF 2016

“There has never been a better time in science fiction and fantasy short fiction, and you need look no further than this collection to see that truth. Within, you will find magic, aliens, dystopia, fairy tales, terrifying technology, far-flung futures, uncanny planets, and more. But you’ll also find heartbreak, laughter, compassion, complex morality, acceptance, strength in numbers, love, justice, the absurd, and the bittersweet. Let this collection take you to lands uncharted, and lands unknown, and lands unseen—you will be glad you went, and in these countries, there is something for everyone.” —Tor.com, on BASFF 2016 [review]

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REVIEW: “Showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre and celebrates its current renaissance.” —The Washington Post, on BASFF 2016

“The second edition to the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Karen Joy Fowler (Mariner), is just as strong as the first, if not stronger. […] Showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre and celebrates its current renaissance.” —The Washington Post, on BASFF 2016 [review]

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