A stellar assymbly of many of today's most creative and accomplished storytellers has gathered around the tribal fire to embroider well-worn yarns with new golden thread. Black Swan, White Raven revisits the tales that charmed, enthralled, and terrified us in our early youth - carrying us aloft into the healthy, beating heart of cherished myth to tell once again the stories of Rumpelstiltskins and sleeping beauties, only this time from an edgy, provocative and distinctly adult perspective. The themes and archetypes of our beloved childhood fiction are reexamined in a darker light by 21 superb teller of tales who deftly uncover the ironic, the outrageous, the enigmatic and the erotic at the core of the world's best-known fables, while revealing the sobering truths and lies behind "happily ever after."
Ellen DatlowNotify me of new titles added by this author
Ellen Datlow: Ellen Datlow has been editing science ction, fantasy, andhorror short ction for over twenty- ve years. She was ction editor of OMNI Magazine and SCIFICTIONand has edited more than fty anthologies, including thehorror half of the long-running e Year's Best Fantasy andHorror, Inferno, Poe: 19 New Tales Inspired by Edgar AllanPoe, Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror, Lovecraft Unbound,Naked City: New Tales of Urban Fantasy, SupernaturalNoir, e Beastly Bride and Other Tales of the Animal People,Teeth: Vampire Tales, (the latter two with Terri Windling),and Haunted Legends (with Nick Mamatas).Forthcoming are Blood and Other Cravings and After (thelast with Windling).She's has won multiple Locus Awards, Hugo Awards,Stoker Awards, International Horror Guild Awards, WorldFantasy Awards, and e Shirley Jackson Award for herediting. She was named recipient of the 2007 Karl EdwardWagner Award, given at the British Fantasy Conventionfor "outstanding contribution to the genre."She lives in New York. More information can be foundat www.datlow.com or at her blog: http://ellen-datlow.livejournal.com/
Terri WindlingNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Michael CadnumNotify me of new titles added by this author
Michael Cadnum is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books for adults and young adults, including the contemporary novels Rundown, Heat, and Edge (all Viking) and the historical novel In a Dark Wood (Orchard/Puffin). Michael Cadnum lives in Albany, California.
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Karen Joy FowlerNotify me of new titles added by this author
Karen Joy Fowler is the author of six novels and three short story collections. The Jane Austen Book Club spent thirteen weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list and was a New York Times Notable Book.
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Nalo HopkinsonNotify me of new titles added by this author
Nalo Hopkinson was born in Jamaica and has lived in Guyana, Trinidad, and Canada. The daughter of a poet/playwright and a library technician, she has won numerous awards including the John W. Campbell Award, the World Fantasy Award, and Canada's Sunburst Award for literature of the fantastic. Her award-winning short fiction collection Skin Folk was selected for the 2002 New York Times Summer Reading List and was one of the New York Times Best Books of the Year. Hopkinson is also the author of The New Moon's Arms, The Salt Roads, Midnight Robber, and Brown Girl in the Ring. She is a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, and splits her time between California, USA, and Toronto, Canada.
Esther M. FriesnerNotify me of new titles added by this author
Esther M. Friesner is the author of twenty-seven novels, including The Sword of Mary and Child of the Eagle. Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, and other magazines and anthologies. She won the 1995 Nebula Award for Best Short Story for Death and the Librarian and the 1996 Nebula for Best Short Story of for A Birth Day, which was also a 1996 Hugo Award finalist. She won the 1986 Romantic Times Award for Best New Fantasy Writer. Her Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel, Warchild, hit the USA Today bestseller list. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, two children, two rambunctious cats, and a fluctuating population of hamsters.From the Paperback edition.
Joyce Carol OatesNotify me of new titles added by this author
Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the Chicago Tribune Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys; Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award; and the New York Times bestseller The Accursed. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.
Steve Rasnic TemNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Garry KilworthNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Anne BishopNotify me of new titles added by this author
New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop is a winner of the William L. Crawford Memorial Fantasy Award, presented by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, for The Black Jewels Trilogy. She lives in upstate New York.
Gregory FrostNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Sten WestgardNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Midori SnyderNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Harvey JacobsNotify me of new titles added by this author
Harvey Jacobs is the award-winning author of "American Goliath" ("An inspired novel"--TIME Magazine). His short fiction has appeared in a wide spectrum of magazines in the USA and abroad including Esquire, The Paris Review, Playboy, Fantasy & Science Fiction, New Worlds, and many anthologies. In addition to the novels and short stories, he has written widely for television, the Earplay Project for radio drama, and helped create and name the Obie Awards for the Village Voice. He was publisher of the counterculture newspaper, East. He received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a New York Arts Council CAPS award for drama, a Playboy Fiction Award, and a Writers Guild of America script award.
Don Webb is one of the rising stars of the mystery field. A licensed fireworks operator, he is also known locally for his culinary expertise, teaches writing, and enjoys an endless honeymoon with the artist Guiniviere Webb. His previous novels include The Double and Essential Saltes and his short fiction and reviews have appeared in more than 250 publications throughout the world. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Bruce GlasscoNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Pat Murphy has won many awards for her thoughtful, literary, science fiction, including the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Award, and the Christopher Award. Her favorite color is ultraviolet. Her favorite book is the one she is working on right now.
John CrowleyNotify me of new titles added by this author
John Crowley lives in the hills of northern Massachusetts with his wife and twin daughters. He is the author of ten previous novels as well as the short fiction collection, Novelties Souvenirs.
Nina Kiriki HoffmanNotify me of new titles added by this author
Over the past twenty-four years, Nina Kiriki Hoffman has sold novels, juvenile and media tie-in books, short story collections, and more than two hundred short stories. Her works have been finalists for the Nebula, World Fantasy, Mythopoeic, Sturgeon, and Endeavour awards. Her first novel, The Thread That Binds the Bones, won a Stoker Award. Nina's YA novel Spirits that Walk in Shadow and her science fiction novel Catalyst were published in 2006. Her fantasy novel Fall of Light will be published by Ace Books in May.
Susanna ClarkeNotify me of new titles added by this author
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Nancy KressNotify me of new titles added by this author
Nancy Kress has won multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards for her science fiction. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
Jane Yolen is the award-winning author of nearly three hundred children's books, including SEA QUEENS; LAST LAUGHS; SNOW, SNOW: WINTER POEMS (Boyds Mills), and THE ROGUES (Philomel). She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of the Americas. Jane lives in Western Massachusetts and Scotland. Heidi E. Y. Stemple is the author of more than a dozen children’s books, several co-authored with her mother, Jane Yolen. Recent titles include PRETTY PRINCESS PIG and NOT ALL PRINCESSES DRESS IN PINK. Heidi lives in western Massachusetts.
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March 01, 2012
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