Award-winning author James Alan Gardner evokes a sense of wonder that is synonymous with great speculative fiction. Now, in his first short-story collection, he brings together the numerous tales that have made his reputation, ranging from the everyday experience to the cosmic, from peanut butter sandwiches to space drives. There are stories of wonder, imagination, humanity, and the unknown and tales that remind us of the importance of possibility.
Some of the stories in this collection have won the Aurora Award and the grand prize in the prestigious Writers of the Future contest and been nominated for both Hugo and Nebula Awards, while others are completely new and undiscovered.
About the authors
Other titles by James Alan Gardner
Shapers of Worlds Volume II
Science fiction and fantasy by authors featured on the Aurora Award-winning podcast The Worldshapers
They Promised Me The Gun Wasn't Loaded
All Those Explosions Were Someone Else's Fault
Compostela (Tesseracts 20)
Strangers Among Us
Tales of Underdogs and Outcasts