TOC: “The Book of Apex: Volume 3″ Edited by Catherynne M. Valente

Apex has sent along the table of contents for the upcoming anthology The Book of Apex: Volume 3 edited by by Catherynne M. Valente.

Here’s the book description:

You’ll encounter strange, compelling magics interwoven within a haunted book made of vegetation, cities that come to life and go to war, and surreal suburban nightmares played out through the eyes of children. The Book of Apex: Volume 3 contains work by Seanan McGuire, Saladin Ahmed, Theodora Goss, Forrest Aguirre, Cat Rambo, Ian Tregillis, Annalee Newitz, Peter M. Ball, and many other masters of the short form.

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “To the Mistress of the Labyrinth Give Honey” by Heather McDougal
  2. “I Am Thinking of You in the Spaces Between” by Shira Lipkin
  3. “Frank” by Betsy Phillips
  4. “Namasté Prime” by Grá Linnaea
  5. “The Whispered Thing” by Zach Lynott
  6. “The Tiger Hunt” by Rabbit Seagraves
  7. “The Neighborly Thing to Do” by T.J. Weyler
  8. “The Widow and the Xir” by Indrapramit Das
  9. “Your Cities” by Anaea Lay
  10. “The Doves of Hartleigh Garden” by Kathryn Weaver
  11. “Recipe Collecting in the Asteroid Belt” by Jeremy R. Butler
  12. “Twilight of the Eco-Terrorist” by Annalee Newitz
  13. “Biba Jibun” by Eugie Foster
  14. “The Eater” by Michael J. Deluca
  15. “The Dust and the Red” by Darin Bradley
  16. “The Speaking Bone” by Kat Howard
  17. “Close Your Eyes” by Cat Rambo
  18. “Langknech and Tzi-Tzi in the Land of the Mad” by Forrest Aguirre
  19. “The Itaewon Eschatology” by Douglas F. Warrick
  20. “The Tolling of Pavlov’s Bells” by Seanan McGuire
  21. “Pale, and from a Sea-Wave Rising” by C.S.E. Cooney
  22. “Radishes” by Nick Wolven
  23. “The Faithful Soldier, Prompted” by Saladin Ahmed
  24. “50 Fatwas for the Virtuous Vampire” by Pamela Taylor
  25. “The Green Book” by Amal El-Mohtar
  26. “Still Life (A Sexagesimal Fairy Tale)” by Ian Tregillis
  27. “The Girl Who Had Six Fingers” by Brenda Stokes Barron
  28. “L’esprit de L’escalier” by Peter M. Ball
  29. “Portage” by An Owomoyela
  30. “FOUR IS ME! WITH SQUEEEEEE! (AND LOLER)” by Nick Mamatas
  31. “Fair Ladies” by Theodora Goss