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Mythspring: From the Lyrics and Legends of Canada (Realms of Wonder) (Paperback)

Mythspring: From the Lyrics and Legends of Canada (Realms of Wonder) By Julie E. Czerneda (Editor), Genevieve Kierans (Editor) Cover Image
By Julie E. Czerneda (Editor), Genevieve Kierans (Editor)
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Aurora Award - Best Work in English (Other), Nominee 2007

Aurora Award - Best Short-Form Work in English finalist for: All the Cool Monsters at Once, James Alan Gardner This Ink Feels Like Sorrow, Karin Lowachee

What happens When myth Meets storyteller? Something new is born. Mythspring

Song and story. Myth and tradition. They are a shared legacy that both satisfies and inspires. Join these talented authors as they celebrate the rich, diverse, and occasionally truly odd culture of our country.

Mythspring is an anthology of original short speculative fiction, including fantasy, science fiction, and horror, where each story is derived from a Canadian song, folktale, myth, or other cultural source. Excerpts of the source text or image appears in the book with each story, along with a brief description of how the author was inspired by it.

Includes stories from notable speculative fiction authors such as

Charles de Lint James Alan Gardener Alison Baird Tanya Huff and Karin Lowachee.

The stories will be suitable for an older young adult audience, and the book will be of great interest to educators. It will be included as a "special event" volume within the Realms of Wonder series of original fantasy anthologies. Be inspired. Celebrate our wealth of ideas and talent. Taste the delights of Mythspring.

About the Author

Julie E. Czerneda is an award-winning science fiction author. Among her works are In the Company of Others, winner of the Aurora Award for Best Novel, and To Trade the Stars, Julie also edited the Wonder Zone series, science fiction anthologies that teach science concepts to younger readers. Genevieve Kierans has never done things half-way, with multiple careers as a ballerina, actress, journalist and theatre critic. For almost 17 years she ran her own PR firm, specializing in publicity for film and TV. Kierans is a graduate of the Clarion Workshop and is the author of the award-winning Mirror, Mirror and The Lady of Land's End. Her continuing battle with ALS limits her to typing with only one finger. Despite that, Genevieve was happy to take time from her writing Mythspring.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780889953406
ISBN-10: 0889953406
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Publication Date: March 30th, 2006
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Realms of Wonder