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TOC: ‘Alien Contact’ Edited by Marty Halpern

Marty Halpern has posted the table of contents for his new anthology Alien Contact. Here is the anthology’s complete table of contents, with links to each story’s invidivual blog post on Marty’s blog. In some instances, the entire text of the story was provided; in other instances, a link was provided to elsewhere online for the text and/or a podcast of the story.

  1. Marty Halpern — “Introduction: Beginnings…”
  2. Paul McAuley — “The Thought War”
  3. Neil Gaiman — “How to Talk to Girls at Parties”
  4. Karen Joy Fowler — “Face Value”
  5. Harry Turtledove — “The Road Not Taken”
  6. George Alec Effinger — “The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything
  7. Stephen King — “I Am the Doorway”
  8. Pat Murphy — “Recycling Strategies for the Inner City”
  9. Mike Resnick — “The 43 Antarean Dynasties”
  10. Orson Scott Card — “The Gold Bug”
  11. Bruce McAllister — “Kin”
  12. Ernest Hogan — “Guerrilla Mural of a Siren’s Song”
  13. Pat Cadigan — “Angel”
  14. Ursula K. Le Guin — “The First Contact with the Gorgonids”
  15. Adam-Troy Castro — “Sunday Night Yams at Minnie and Earl’s”
  16. Michael Swanwick — “A Midwinter’s Tale”
  17. Mark W. Tiedemann — “Texture of Other Ways”
  18. Cory Doctorow — “To Go Boldly”
  19. Elizabeth Moon — “If Nudity Offends You”
  20. Nancy Kress — “Laws of Survival”
  21. Jack Skillingstead — “What You Are About to See”
  22. Robert Silverberg — “Amanda and the Alien”
  23. Jeffrey Ford — “Exo-Skeleton Town”
  24. Molly Gloss — “Lambing Season”
  25. Bruce Sterling — “Swarm”
  26. Charles Stross — “MAXO Signals”
  27. Stephen Baxter — “Last Contact”

Also, we are in the middle of a series of daily interviews and guest posts from this anthology fine roster of authors…be sure to chek out what they have to say!

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John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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