Worlds Seen in Passing

Worlds Seen in Passing : Ten Years of Short Fiction

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Since it began in 2008 has explored countless new worlds of fiction, delving into possible and impossible futures, alternate and intriguing pasts, and realms of fantasy previously unexplored. Its hundreds of remarkable stories span from science fiction to fantasy to horror, and everything in between. Now is making some of those worlds available for the first time in print.

This volume collects some of the best short stories has to offer, with Hugo and Nebula Award-winning short stories and novelettes chosen from all ten years of the program.

Including stories by: Charlie Jane Anders, N. K. Jemisin, Leigh Bardugo, Jeff VanderMeer, Yoon Ha Lee, Carrie Vaughn, Ken Liu, Kai Ashante Wilson, Kameron Hurley, Seth Dickinson, Rachel Swirsky, Laurie Penny, Alyssa Wong, Kij Johnson, David D. Levine, Genevieve Valentine, Max Gladstone, and many others.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 576 pages
  • 164 x 241 x 44mm | 801g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250171237
  • 9781250171238
  • 730,081

Review quote hasn't just become one of the most essential places to read short stories online, it's also helped rekindle my excitement about short fiction. A fresh new story going up at is always an Event. --Charlie Jane Anders

"VanderMeer both defies and challenges genre boundaries, forcing readers to forget about traditional tropes and clichés and simply enjoy the storytelling." --John DeNardo, Kirkus on Jeff VanderMeer

Intricate and extraordinary world--building.--Naomi Novik, The New York Times on N. K. Jemisin

Shiver-inducing, of the delicious variety.--Laini Taylor, The New York Times on Leigh Bardugo
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About Irene Gallo

Irene Gallo is the associate publisher of and the creative director of Tor Books. As Tor Books' creative director, Irene has established the look and design of an incalculable number of books since 1993. She has won the World Fantasy Award, the Richard Gangel Award for Art Direction from the Society of Illustrators, thirteen Chesley Awards, and numerous gold and silver medals from Spectrum and the Society of Illustrators.
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