Book Smugglers Publishing

Announcing THE ANTHOLOGY: The First Four Years

In which we reveal the cover and open preorders for The Anthology–a limited edition printed collection of the first four years of short stories from Book Smugglers Publishing.

Today, we are utterly delighted to share with you the publication of The Anthology, our last collected print edition from Book Smugglers Publishing, containing twenty-one short stories across our first four years of publishing: Fairy Tales, First Contact, Superheroes, and Gods and Monsters.

In 2017 we ran a kickstarter campaign to level-up The Book Smugglers website, contributors, and to fund our 2018 season of short stories. We were ecstatic and speechless when we not only met our funding goal, but also our stretch goals–which included brand new serialized short fiction from JY Yang as well as the creation of this mega-anthology, comprising the first four seasons of all of our short stories.

About The Anthology

The Anthology is a mega-tome, collecting twenty-one short stories over seven hundred pages and four years.

Year One: Fairy Tales

Hunting Monsters
S.L. Huang

In Her Head, In Her Eyes
Yukimi Ogawa

Mrs. Yaga
Michal Wojcik

The Mussel Eater
Octavia Cade

The Astronomer Who Met The North Wind
Kate Hall

The Ninety-Ninth Bride
Catherine Faris King

Year Two: First Contact

A.E. Ash

Application For The Delegation of First Contact: Questionnaire, Part b
Kathrin Köhler

The Vishakanya’s Choice
Roshani Chokshi

The Bridegroom
Amelia Mangan

Year Three: Superheroes

The Indigo Mantis
E. Catherine Tobler

Kid Dark Against The Machine
Tansy Rayner Roberts

How to Piss off A Failed Super-Soldier
John Chu

Jessica Lack

The Life and Times of Angel Evans
Meredith Debonnaire

Year Four: Gods and Monsters

Beauty, Glory, Thrift
Alison Tam

The Waters and Wild of Winter Street
Jessi Cole Jackson

It Came Back
Samantha Lienhard

A Question of Faith
Tonya Liburd

Duck Duck God
José Iriarte

Avi Cantor Has Six Months To Live
Sacha Lamb

How to Get The Anthology

The Anthology is only be available for purchase as a limited edition paperback (with just over 700 pages), available exclusively from The Book Smugglers–we have just 200 copies available for $65 each (plus tax and shipping–estimate about $10 for the United States, $20 for orders internationally). Use the order form below–via PayPal–to secure your copy!

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