51 science flash fiction stories from 51 authors that will transport you to other worlds. Over 250 pages of robot rebellions, alien pornography, high society cyborgs, orgasmic planets, space-time disruptions, and futures both likely and unlikely. New or previously uncollected work from Jonathan Lethem, Lynne Tillman, Charles Yu, Alissa Nutting, Ted Chiang, and many more. Hardcover with color interior art and a cover by Michael DeForge. Get your hands/tentacles/clamps on it today.
RELEASE PARTY: October 20th, 2015, 7pm
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Please join us in celebrating the release of Gigantic Worlds! Readings by Catherine Lacey, Ed Park, Dan Josefson, and Adam Wilson.
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HARDCOVER: $23 US (+ S&H)
EBOOK: $10 US
HARDCOVER & EBOOK: $28 US (+ S&H)
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AUTHORS: Rachel Abelson, J. G. Ballard, Laird Barron, Jedediah Berry, James Brubaker, Rita Bullwinkel, Blake Butler, Alexandra Chasin, Ted Chiang, Tina Connolly, Philip K. Dick, Andrew Ervin, Iosif Eseki (translated by Jason Leib), Rebecca Evanhoe, Brian Evenson, Ashley Farmer, Erin Fitzgerald, Seth Fried, Gina Keicher, Christopher Kennedy, Brian Kubarycz, Catherine Lacey, J. Robert Lennon, Jonathan Lethem, Amy Letter, Ben Loory, Kelly Luce, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Meghan McCarron, Kyle Minor, Alissa Nutting, David Ohle, Ed Park, Helen Phillips, Giovanna Rivero (translated by Heather Cleary), Matt Rowan, Matthew Rossi, Ben Segal, Joseph Scapellato, Lorraine Schein, Rion Amilcar Scott, Amber Sparks, Lynne Tillman, Brent Van Horne, Adrian Van Young, Karolina Waclawiak, Adam Wilson, Alexander Yates, Charles Yu, Virginia Zech, Corey Zeller
EDITORS: Lincoln Michel and Nadxieli Nieto
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR: Michael Barron
PRESS: If you are interested in reviewing Gigantic Worlds or interviewing one of the authors, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SKIN THING
Adrian Van Young
“When the Skin Thing, as we called it, first came to our doorstep, the growing season was upon us. The only thing we grew were onions. We had come to Oblivia hoping for better, but onions were all that would take in the soil. The colony soured with expired-milk complexions. The allotments we tended were sallow and scuffed.”
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