And the Deep Blue Sea by Elizabeth Bear - Wastelands
Elizabeth Bear is the author of several SF novels, including Jenny Casey trilogy — Hammered, Scardown, and Worldwired — which won the Locus Award for best first novel, Undertow, and Carnival, which was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award. She is also the author of the Promethean Age fantasy series, and, with Sarah […]
PodCastle 62: The Fiddler of Bayou Teche - PodCastle
Show Notes Rated PG. for tricksters and fiddle music. The Fiddler of Bayou Teche by Delia Sherman One night, paddling far from home, I see lights that are not the pale feu follets that dance in the swamp at night. They are yellow lights, lantern lights, and they tell me I have come to a farm. I am a little afraid, for Tante Eulalie used to warn me about letting people see me. “You know how ducks carry on when a strange bird land in their water?” she says. “The good people of Pierreville…
The Last of the O-Forms by James Van Pelt - Wastelands
James Van Pelt is the author of the novel Summer of the Apocalypse, and nearly 90 short stories, which have mostly appeared in Analog, Asimov’s, Realms of Fantasy, and Talebones. He also has two collections, Strangers and Beggars and The Last of the O-Forms and Other Stories. Van Pelt had been writing a series of […]
When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth: .mobi and .epub
Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson converted my story When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth (from the collection Overclocked) into .mobi and .epub for easy viewing on an e-reader or mobile device. I probably get mo...
Bread and Bombs by M. Rickert - Wastelands
Mary Rickert’s stories have been appearing regularly in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction for several years, starting in 1999 with her first publication, “The Girl Who Ate Butterflies.” Her work has also appeared in SCI FICTION and the anthology Feeling Very Strange, and has been nominated for the Nebula Award. Her collection, Map […]
The People of Sand and Slag - Short story by Paolo Bacigalupi (Pump Six and Other Stories)
"The People of Sand and Slag" starts as straight military science fiction -- and then twists. It was nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
The Cambist and Lord Iron
"The Cambist and Lord Iron: A Fairy Tale of Economics" is the 2008 Hugo-Award-nominated short story by Daniel Abraham originally published in Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories (available from Bantam Spectra).