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Eugie Foster
Eugie Foster calls home a mildly haunted, fey-infested house in metro Atlanta that she shares with her husband, Matthew. After receiving her Master of Arts degree in Developmental Psychology, she retired from academia to pen flights of fancy. She also edits legislation for the Georgia General... show more

Eugie Foster calls home a mildly haunted, fey-infested house in metro Atlanta that she shares with her husband, Matthew. After receiving her Master of Arts degree in Developmental Psychology, she retired from academia to pen flights of fancy. She also edits legislation for the Georgia General Assembly, which from time to time she suspects is another venture into flights of fancy.Eugie received the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette for "Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast," the 2011 Drabblecast People's Choice Award for Best Story for "The Wish of the Demon Achtromagk," and the 2012 eFestival of Words Best Short Story Collection Award for MORTAL CLAY, STONE HEART AND OTHER STORIES IN SHADES OF BLACK AND WHITE. She has also been a finalist for the Hugo, BSFA, and Washington Science Fiction Association awards. Her fiction has been translated into eight languages, and her publication credits number over 150. Her short story collection, RETURNING MY SISTER'S FACE AND OTHER FAR EASTERN TALES OF WHIMSY AND MALICE was published in 2009 and has been used as a textbook at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of California-Davis. Visit her online at EugieFoster.com
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Bob @ Beauty in Ruins
Bob @ Beauty in Ruins rated it 4 years ago
For me, the best kind of anthology is a genre-specific one. I like the novelty of ideas, the variety of subjects, and the unknown factor of what's coming next. While I do enjoy themed anthologies, I find that the subject tends to wear a bit thin by the end, and I'm always left second-guessing myself...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 5 years ago
Flight is the theme of this collection of 20 stories of speculative fiction ranging from about 5,000 words to one-page flash fiction. As you might guess given the theme, science-fiction dominates, but fantasy and horror is represented too. The back cover announces there are: Rockets funded by bake s...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it 8 years ago
No so crazy about this book. I bought for the Holly Black story. I like hers and Nikki Kiriki Hoffman's the best. The others were just okay.
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it 9 years ago
There's very little romance in these stories, and very little love. In fact, none of the stories felt romantic to me. The anthology has the usual mix of forgettable stories and stories that offer something interesting.My favorite story in the anthology is definitely The Moment of Joy Before by Cla...
NinthWanderer
NinthWanderer rated it 9 years ago
Purchased in early 2007 for Jennifer Pelland's story "YY," a macabre tale of cloning gone wrong. For another example of Pelland's take on cloning, I recommend reading Clone Barbecue. It's not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach. The first line is "You are cordially invited to eat me."
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