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Announcing: The Best of Electric Velocipede anthology!

Coming from Fairwood Press, The Best of Electric Velocipede will premiere at the 2014 World Fantasy convention in Washington, D.C.! The anthology contains about 130,000 words from Electric Velocipede‘s twelve-year run! There are 34 stories and poems about magical goldfish, bears, sugar clowns, examinations, frugality, the future, the past, fairy tales, dogs, and the human condition.

The full table of contents*:

“Fling but a Stone” by Mark Rich (issue 2)
“Mrs. Janokowski Hits One Out of the Park” by William Shunn (issue 4)
“A Keeper” by Alan DeNiro (issue 6)
“Indicating the Awakening of Persons Buried Alive” by Liz Williams (issue 6)
“In the Frozen City” by Chris Roberson (issue 7)
“The Spigot” by Heather Martin (issue 8)
“The Chiaroscurist” by Hal Duncan (issue 9)
“A Taste for Flowers” by Jay Caselberg (issue 9)
“The Way He Does It” by Jeffrey Ford (issue 10)
“Milk and Apples” by Catherynne M. Valente (issue 11)
“Dr. Black and the Village of Stones” by Brendan Connell (issue 12)
“How the World Became Quiet: A Post-Human Creation Myth” by Rachel Swirsky (issue 13)
“The Dogrog Phenomenon” by Richard Howard (issue 13)
“Recipe for Survival” by Sandra McDonald (issue 14)
“Notes on the Dissection of an Imaginary Beetle” by Jonathan Wood (issue 15/16)
“The Oldest Man on Earth” by Patrick O’Leary (issue 15/16)
“Wool and Silk and Wood” by Shira Lipkin (issue 15/16)
“The Bear Dresser’s Secret” by Richard Bowes (issue 17/18)
“The Death of Sugar Daddy” by Toiya Kirsten Finley (issue 17/18)
“When the Lamps Are Lit” by KJ Bishop (issue 19)
“The Lost Technique of Blackmail” by Mark Teppo (issue 19)
“Daughter of Fortune” by Cyril Simsa (issue 20)
“∞°” by Darin C. Bradley (issue 21/22)
“Patience” by E. Lily Yu (issue 21/22)
“The Art Disease” by Dennis Danvers (issue 23)
“Heaven Under Earth” by Aliette de Bodard (issue 24)
“Cutting” by Ken Liu (issue 24)
“Glass Boxes and Clockwork Gods” by Damien Walters Grintalis (issue 25)
“A Faun’s Lament” by Michael Constantine McConnell (issue 25)
“The Night We Drank Cold Wine” by Megan Kurashige (issue 25)
“The Irish Astronaut” by Val Nolan (issue 26)
“Melt” by Cislyn Smith (issue 26)
“The Carnival Was Eaten, All Except the Clown” by Caroline M. Yoachim (issue 27)
“The Beasts We Want to Be” by Sam J. Miller (issue 27)

Cover by Thom Davidsohn

* Many of these links are to the issue rather than to the story or poem. Often you’ll find just an excerpt of the story online. That just means you’ll have to get a copy of the anthology when it comes out!

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