With an incredible collection of stories ranging from the fantastic to the macabre, told by established and emerging authors alike, New Suns is a book that you’ll have a hard time putting down. From the first page of the introduction by Lavar Burton to the afterword by the collection’s editor, Nisi Shawl, the reader will find tales of intergalactic tourism, interspecies erotica, and creative retellings of fairy tales. A fun read for all fans of Sci-fi and Fantasy.
Anthology of contemporary stories by emerging and seasoned writers of many races
There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns,” proclaimed Octavia E Butler.
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color showcases emerging and seasoned writers of many races telling stories filled with shocking delights, powerful visions of the familiar made strange. Between this book’s covers burn tales of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and their indefinable overlappings. These are authors aware of our many possible pasts and futures, authors freed of stereotypes and clichés, ready to dazzle you with their daring genius.
Unexpected brilliance shines forth from every page.
Including stories by Indrapramit Das, E Lily Yu, Rebecca Roanhorse, Anil Menon, Jaymee Goh and many others. Introduction by Levar Burton.
About the Author
Award-winning sf/f author; Clarion West alumna; singer; teacher; reviewer; editor; co-founder of the Carl Brandon Society; beginning birder; lover of MJ.
“This book’s wide range of stories is its greatest strength; though no reader will love them all, every reader will find something worth rereading.”