The Book Smugglers’ Quarterly Almanac Volume IV is officially here. A (ad)venture from your friendly neighborhood Book Smugglers, we are delighted to present you the fourth – and final – volume of our quarterly collection of awesome!
Without further ado, we introduce…
THE BOOK SMUGGLERS’ QUARTERLY ALMANAC
A quarterly collection of awesome, selected and edited by The Book Smugglers
Collecting original short fiction, essays, reviews, and reprints from diverse and powerful voices in speculative fiction, THE BOOK SMUGGLERS’ QUARTERLY ALMANAC is essential for any SFF fan.
IN THIS VOLUME (JUNE 2017):
(With a brand new story called “Nice”, set in the world of the upcoming novella Temporary Duty Assignment)
(An essay, about Slipfic)
(A reprint of the author’s award-nominated short story “The Mussel Eater”)
(An essay, on body horror and coming out as trans)
(An essay, on diversity and language)
(A new short story called “Nini” about an AI, a space station and an old goddess. The cover art is based on “Nini”)
(An essay, on superhero registration tropes, power fantasies and Western-centrism)
(A new short story, “El Periodista y la Guerrera”, a story featuring LGBTQIA superheroes fighting for justice for marginalized groups)
(An essay, on romance, women who lust and The Courtship of Princess Leia)
(A review of Bitch Planet volume 2)
(An essay, Where to Start With the Star Wars Expanded Universe)
How To Procure Your Copy of The Almanac
The Almanac is available now as an ebook with major retailers and soon, as a Print On Demand paperback! Get your copy by using the links below.
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“Nice”: A.E. Ash on Inspirations & Influences | | ClickyJune 18, 2017 at 5:40 pm
[…] story with Book Smugglers Publishing. “Nice” is one of the original short stories included with The Book Smugglers’ Quarterly Almanac Vol IV (out now) and a prequel to her upcoming SciFi Romance novella Temporary Duty Assignment (out from us in the […]
Nice by A.E. Ash | | ClickyAugust 10, 2017 at 5:04 pm
[…] On August 15, we will publish Temporary Duty Assignment by A.E. Ash–a science fiction romance novella set in an alternate future world. To celebrate the release, we are thrilled to share with you this short story prequel set in the same world as TDA, originally published in our Quarterly Almanac. […]