If you’re in the New York City area on October 11th, you should check out the star-studded book launch of After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse & Dystopia edited by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling.

More about After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse & Dystopia:

If the melt-down, flood, plague, the third World War, new Ice Age, Rapture, alien invasion, clamp-down, meteor, or something else entirely hit today, what would tomorrow look like? Some of the biggest names in YA and adult literature answer that very question in this short story anthology, each story exploring the lives of teen protagonists raised in catastrophe’s wake—whether set in the days after the change, or decades far in the future.

New York Times bestselling authors Gregory Maguire, Garth Nix, Susan Beth Pfeffer, Carrie Ryan, Beth Revis, and Jane Yolen are among the many popular and award-winning storytellers lending their talents to this original and spellbinding anthology.

Co-Editor Ellen Datlow and Books of Wonder will be hosting the reading and she’s invited several of the book’s contributors, including:
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Ellen Datlow has posted the table of contents for two anthologies she co-edited with Terri Windling, newly released in eBook format. They’re titled A Wolf at the Door and Swan Sister:
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Ellen Datlow has posted the table of contents for the upcoming anthology co-edited with Terri Windling: Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells:
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TOC: ‘After’ Edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

Ellen Datlow has posted the table of contents for After, the post-apocalyptic/Dystopia anthology she co-edited with Terri Windling (due in October 2012):

  1. “The Segment” by Genevieve Valentine
  2. “After the Cure” by Carrie Ryan
  3. “Valedictorian” by N.K. Jemisin
  4. “Visiting Nelson” by Katherine Langrish
  5. “All I Know of Freedom” by Carol Emshwiller
  6. “The Other Elder” by Beth Revis
  7. “The Great Game at the End of the World” by Matthew Kressel
  8. “Reunion” by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  9. “Faint Heart” by Sarah Rees Brennan
  10. “Blood Drive” by Jeffrey Ford
  11. “Reality Girl” by Richard Bowes
  12. “Hw th’Irth Wint Wrong by Hapless Joey @ homeskool.guv” by Gregory Maguire
  13. “Rust With Wings” by Steven Gould
  14. “The Easthound” by Nalo Hopkinson
  15. “Gray” by Jane Yolen
  16. “Before” by Carolyn Dunn
  17. “Fake Plastic Trees” by Caitlin R. Kiernan
  18. “You Won’t Feel a Thing” by Garth Nix
  19. “The Marker” by Cecil Castellucci

Ellen Datlow has announced the Table of Contents for her upcoming YA Vampire anthology Teeth: Vampire Tales, most likely out next year:

  1. “Things to Know About Being Dead” by Genevieve Valentine
  2. “All Smiles” by Steve Berman
  3. “Gap Year” by Christopher Barzak
  4. “Bloody Sunrise” by Neil Gaiman
  5. “Flying” by Delia Sherman
  6. “Vampire Weather” by Garth Nix
  7. “Late Bloomer” by Suzy McKee Charnas
  8. “The List of Definite Endings” by Kaaron Warren
  9. “Best Friends Forever” by Cecil Castellucci
  10. “Sit the Dead” by Jeffrey Ford
  11. “Sunbleached” by Nathan Ballingrud
  12. “Baby” by Kathe Koja
  13. “In the Future When All’s Well” by Catherynne M. Valente
  14. “Transition” by Melissa Marr
  15. “History” by Ellen Kushner
  16. “The Perfect Dinner Party” by Cassandra Clare & Holly Black
  17. “Slice of Life” by Lucius Shepard
  18. “My Generation” by Emma Bull
  19. “Why Light?” by Tanith Lee

[via Kaaron Warren]

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