Best American Fantasy

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Prime, Aug 15, 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 459 pages
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A prestigious new anthology series, Best American Fantasy is guest edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, with Matthew Cheney serving as the series editor. This inaugural volume showcases the best North American fantasy short fiction from the preceding year.

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Review: Best American Fantasy (Best American Fantasy)

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

What I love about this collection is that it's not just genre fantasy (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, etc). Much of it - in fact, the majority of this collection ... Read full review

Review: Best American Fantasy (Best American Fantasy)

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

I was really excited to read this collection of stories, I thought that the fantasy would be spilling out of the pages....but I was really disappointed. Although all of the stories were well written ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
7
THE STOLEN FATHER
25
THE SAFFRON GATHERER
39
Copyright

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Hugo Award-winner Ann VanderMeer and World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer have recently coedited such anthologies as "Best American Fantasy #1 & 2, Steampunk, Steampunk Reloaded, The New Weird, Last Drink Bird Head, " and "Fast Ships, Black Sails". They are the coauthors of "The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals". Future projects include "The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Fictions", for Atlantic. Jeff's latest books are the novel "Finch", a World Fantasy Award and Nebula Award finalist; the story collection "The Third Bear"; the nonfiction collection "Monstrous Creatures"; the coffee-table book "The Steampunk Bible" (with S. J. Chambers); and the writing strategy guide "Booklife". Ann is the editor in chief of "Weird Tales" magazine and has a regular art column on the popular SF/fantasy Web site io9. Together, they have been profiled by National Public Radio and the "New York Times"' Papercuts blog. They are active teachers, and have taught at Clarion San Diego, Odyssey, and the teen writing camp Shared Worlds, for which Jeff serves as the assistant director. They live in Tallahassee, Florida, with too many books and four cats.

Hugo Award-winner Ann VanderMeer and World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer have recently coedited such anthologies as "Best American Fantasy #1 & 2, Steampunk, Steampunk Reloaded, The New Weird, Last Drink Bird Head, " and "Fast Ships, Black Sails". They are the coauthors of "The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals". Future projects include "The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Fictions", for Atlantic. Jeff's latest books are the novel "Finch", a World Fantasy Award and Nebula Award finalist; the story collection "The Third Bear"; the nonfiction collection "Monstrous Creatures"; the coffee-table book "The Steampunk Bible" (with S. J. Chambers); and the writing strategy guide "Booklife". Ann is the editor in chief of "Weird Tales" magazine and has a regular art column on the popular SF/fantasy Web site io9. Together, they have been profiled by National Public Radio and the "New York Times"' Papercuts blog. They are active teachers, and have taught at Clarion San Diego, Odyssey, and the teen writing camp Shared Worlds, for which Jeff serves as the assistant director. They live in Tallahassee, Florida, with too many books and four cats.