TABLE OF CONTENTS

The following stories can be found in Wastelands 2.

  • Introduction—John Joseph Adams
  • The Tamarisk Hunter—Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Deep Blood Kettle—Hugh Howey
  • “. . . for a single yesterday”—George R. R. Martin
  • Animal Husbandry—Seanan McGuire
  • Chiswick Messiah—Lauren Beukes
  • Colliding Branes—Rudy Rucker & Bruce Sterling
  • Ellie—Jack McDevitt
  • Foundation—Ann Aguirre
  • Beat Me Daddy—Cory Doctorow
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Survival Before, During, and After the Apocalypse—Christopher Barzak
  • Wondrous Days—Genevieve Valentine
  • Dreams in Dust—D. Thomas Minton
  • By Fools Like Me—Nancy Kress
  • Jimmy’s Roadside Cafe—Ramsey Shehadeh
  • The Elephants of Poznan—Orson Scott Card
  • The Postman—David Brin
  • When We Went To See the End of the World—Robert Silverberg
  • The Revelation of Morgan Stern—Christie Yant
  • Final Exam—Megan Arkenberg
  • A Flock of Birds—James Van Pelt
  • Patient Zero—Tananarive Due
  • Soulless in His Sight—Milo James Fowler
  • Outer Rims—Toiya Kristen Finley
  • Advertising at the End of the World—Keffy R. M. Kehrli
  • How the World Became Quiet: A Post-Human Creation Myth—Rachel Swirsky
  • Tight Little Stiches in a Dead Man’s Back—Joe R. Lansdale
  • After the Apocalypse—Maureen F. McHugh
  • The Traditional—Maria Dahvana Headley
  • Monstro—Junot Diaz
  • Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince—Jake Kerr

Visit the FREE READS page to read selections from the anthology. You can also visit the AUTHOR INTERVIEWS page where you can read interviews with the authors.