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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 happensWhen mythMeets storyteller?Something new is born.MythspringSong 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."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889953406
ISBN-10: 0889953406
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Julie Czerneda

Julie E. CzernedaJulie 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 KieransGenevieve 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."

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