Shine: An Anthology of Optimistic Science-Fiction
|Author:||Jetse de Vries
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A collection of near-future, optimistic SF stories where some of the genre's brightest stars and most exciting new talents portray the possible roads to a better tomorrow. Featuring orginal stoires by Alastair Reynolds, Kay Kenyon, Lavie Tidhar, Jason Andrew Madeline Ashby, Jacques Barcia, Eva Maria Chapman, Ken Edgett, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Eric Gregory, Mari Ness, Holly Phillips, Gareth L. Powell & Aliette de Bodard, Gord Sellar, Paula R. Stiles and Jason Stoddard, Definitely not a plethora of Pollyannas (but neither a barrage of dystopias), SHINE will show that positive change is far from being a foregone conclusion, but needs to be hard fought, innovative, robust and imaginative. Let's make our tomorrows SHINE.
Table of Contents:
- Introduction - essay by Jetse de Vries
- The Earth of Yunhe - shortfiction by Eric Gregory
- The Greenman Watches the Black Bar Go Up, Up, Up - shortfiction by Jacques Barcia
- Overhead - shortfiction by Jason Stoddard
- Summer Ice - (2005) - shortstory by Holly Phillips
- Sustainable Development - shortfiction by Paula R. Stiles
- The Church of Accelerated Redemption - shortfiction by Aliette de Bodard and Gareth L. Powell
- The Solnet Ascendancy - shortfiction by Lavie Tidhar
- Twittering the Stars - shortfiction by Mari Ness
- Seeds - shortfiction by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
- At Budokan - novelette by Alastair Reynolds
- Sarging Rasmussen: A Report by Organic - shortfiction by Gord Sellar
- Scheherazade Caught in Starlight - shortfiction by Jason Andrew
- Russian Roulette 2020 - shortfiction by Eva Maria Chapman
- Castoff World - shortfiction by Kay Kenyon
- Paul Kishosha's Children - shortfiction by Ken Edgett
- Ishin - shortfiction by Madeline Ashby
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