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Subversion: Science Fiction & Fantasy tales of challenging the norm

“There are few things as enjoyable as a book full of good ideas being dealt with in a thoughtful and intelligent fashion, and this is one of those books.”
- SF Signal (Full review)

In Print ($11.95) ISBN-13: 978-0615533292

Ebook ($4.99)

Subversion: Science Fiction & Fantasy tales of challenging the norm is an anthology of stories about striking back at the status quo – whatever that might be. The Authority can be real or perceived; the act of subversion subtle or overt; and the consequences minute yet significant, or immense and world-shaking.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Jennifer Brozek – Foreword
Jessica Reisman – “A Thousand Wings of Luck”
Camille Alexa – “And All Its Truths”
Melissa S. Green – “Pushaway”
Daniel José Older – “Phantom Overload”
Kelly Jennings – “Cold Against the Bone”
Barbara Krasnoff – “The Red Dybbuk”
Natania Barron – “Pushing Paper in Hartleigh”
Kay T. Holt – “Parent Hack”
Jean Johnson – “The Hero Industry”
Cat Rambo – “Flicka”
Shanna Germain – “Seed”
RJ Astruc & Deirdre M. Murphy – “Scrapheap Angel”
C.A. Young – “The Dragon’s Bargain”
Wendy N. Wagner – “A Tiny Grayness in the Dark”
Timothy T. Murphy – “Received Without Content”
Caleb Jordan Schulz – “To Sleep With Pachamama”

Cover art: “New Generation of Leaders” by Brittany Jackson

Review copies of Subversion are now available. To request a review copy or for more information, please contact publicity@crossedgenres.com.


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