Stars: Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2004 - Fiction - 592 pages
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Thirty original stories-each inspired by a Janis Ian song-from some of the biggest names in science fiction and fantasy, including: Tad Williams, Harry Turtledove, Orson Scott Card, Joe Haldeman, John Varley, Mercedes Lackey, Judith Tarr, Janis Ian, and others.

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Review: Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian

User Review  - Craig - Goodreads

Stars is a very good collection of stories with an unusual twist; they're all based on (or at least strongly influenced by) songs by Janis Ian. I'm sure that people who are unfamiliar with her music ... Read full review

Review: Stars: Original Stories Based on the Songs of Janis Ian

User Review  - Bronwen Stair - Goodreads

Stories taken from songs by Janis Ian, most of these short stories are rather dark, and I never thought of her songs as that grim Read full review

About the author (2004)

Janis Ian is a Grammy Award?winning songwriter, singer, and author. She lives in Nashville with her partner of two decades.

Mike Resnick was born on March 5, 1942. He sold his first article in 1957, his first short story in 1959, and his first book in 1962. He attended the University of Chicago from1959 through 1961. Resnick began writing stories under various pseudonyms and churned out more than 200 novels, 300 short stories and 2,000 articles, from1964 through1976. He edited 7 different tabloid newspapers and a pair of men's magazines, as well. Beginning with Shaggy B.E.M. Stories in 1988, Resnick has also become an anthology editor, and was nominated for a Best Editor Hugo in 1994 and 1995. His list of anthologies in print and in press totals more than 20. Since 1989, he has won four Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and has been nominated for 19 Hugos, eight Nebulas, a Clarke (British), and five Seiun-shos (Japanese). He has also won 10 Homer Awards, an Alexander Award, a Golden Pagoda Award, the Seiun Award (Japanese), a Hayakawa SF Award (Japanese), a Locus Award, an Ignotus Award (Spanish), a Futura Award (Croatian), the Tour Eiffel Award (French), the Prix Ozone (French), two Sfinks Awards and a Fantastyka Award (both Polish), and has topped the S. F. Chronicle Poll six times and the Asimov's Readers Poll twice.

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