Where the Stars Rise

Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy

Ebook

Where the Stars Rise

ALL EMOTIONS ARE UNIVERSAL. WE LIVE, WE DREAM, WE STRIVE, WE DIE . . . Follow twenty-three science fiction and fantasy authors on their journeys through Asia and beyond. Stories that explore magic and science. Stories about love, revenge, and choices. Stories that challenge ideas about race, belonging, and politics. Stories about where we come from and where weare going. Each wrestling between ghostly pasts and uncertain future. Each trying to find a voice in history. Orphans and drug-smuggling in deep space. Mechanical arms in steampunk Vancouver. Djinns and espionage in futuristic Istanbul. Humanoid robot in steamy Kerala. Monsters in the jungles of Cebu. Historic time travel in Gyeongbok Palace. A rocket launch in post-apocalyptic Tokyo. A drunken ghost in Song Dynasty China. A displaced refugee skating on an ice planet. And much more. Embrace them as you take on their journeys. And don’t look back . . . FEATURING ORIGINAL STORIES BY Anne Carly Abad, Deepak Bharathan, Joyce Chng, Miki Dare, S.B. Divya, Pamela Q. Fernandes, Calvin D. Jim, Minsoo Kang, Fonda Lee, Gabriela Lee, Karin Lowachee, Rati Mehrotra, E.C. Myers, Tony Pi, Angela Yuriko Smith, Priya Sridhar, Amanda Sun, Naru Dames Sundar, Jeremy Szal, Regina Kanyu Wang (translated by Shaoyan Hu), Diana Xin, Melissa Yuan-Innes & Ruhan Zhao. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY Elsie Chapman Edited by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak Anthologies in this series (Strangers Among Us, The Sum of Us, Where the Stars Rise) have been recommended by Publishers Weekly, Booklist (American Library Association), Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Locus, Foreword Reviews, and Quill & Quire. Awards and Honorable Mentions: Nominated -- 2018 (Canadian SF&F) Aurora Awards Shortlist (anthology/Best Related Work)..Nominated -- 2018 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist (Best Speculative Fiction)..One story selected for The Best Science Fiction of the Year, Volume 3(ed. by Neil Clarke, Night Shades Book, April 2018). Four stories on Tangent Online Recommended Reading List 2017. Two stories nominated -- 2018 (Canadian SF&F) Aurora Award Short Fiction Finalists. One story nominated -- 2018 The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic -- Short Story Fiction category Long List