TOC and Website: Wastelands
Über-editor John Joseph Adams has created a website for his upcoming post-apocalyptic science fiction anthology, Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse.
Besides profiling the authors who contributed to the anthology, the website also includes story excerpts. And check out this lineup:
- “The End of the Whole Mess” by Stephen King
- “Salvage” by Orson Scott Card
- “The People of Sand and Slag” by Paolo Bacigalupi
- “Bread and Bombs” by M. Rickert
- “How We Got In Town and Out Again” by Jonathan Lethem
- “Dark, Dark Were the Tunnels” by George R. R. Martin
- “Waiting for the Zephyr” by Tobias S. Buckell
- “Never Despair” by Jack McDevitt
- “When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth” by Cory Doctorow
- “The Last of the O-Forms” by James Van Pelt
- “Still Life With Apocalypse” by Richard Kadrey
- “Artie’s Angels” by Catherine Wells
- “Judgment Passed” by Jerry Oltion
- “Mute” by Gene Wolfe
- “Inertia” by Nancy Kress
- “And the Deep Blue Sea” by Elizabeth Bear
- “Speech Sounds” by Octavia E. Butler
- “Killers” by Carol Emshwiller
- “Ginny Sweethips’ Flying Circus” by Neal Barrett, Jr.
- “The End of the World as We Know It” by Dale Bailey
- “A Song Before Sunset” by David Grigg
- “Episode Seven: Last Stand Against the Pack in the Kingdom of the Purple Flowers” by John Langan
The book also has an Introduction and an Appendix for further reading.
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