24 Mar 2015, 4:23pm
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In the Shadow of the Towers Table of Contents (could still be revised a bit)

In the Shadow of the Towers: Speculative Fiction in the Post 9/11 World
set to be published in Sept, 2015
Night Shade Books/Skyhorse books

Introduction
Section One: The Dead
There’s a Hole in the City – Richard Bowes
My Eyes Your, Your Ears – Ray Vukcevich
Beyond the Flags – Kris Saknussemm
Beautiful Stuff – Susan Palwick

Section Two: Reaction and Repetition
Excerpt from Zenith Angle – Bruce Sterling
Our Lady of Toledo Transmission – Rob McCleary
Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill – Kelly Robson
Retribution – Tim Marquitz
Until Forgiveness Comes – K Tempest Bradford
Pipeline – Brian Aldiss

Section Three: The New Normal
Excerpt from Little Brother – Cory Doctorow
Unexpected Outcomes – Tim Pratt
Out of My Sight, Out of My Mind – David Friedman
Closing Time – Jack Ketchum

Section Four: Civilization?
The Last Apollo Mission – Douglas Lain
Giliad – Gregory Feeley
Apologue – James Morrow

24 Mar 2015, 5:14pm
by Susan Palwick

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Still exceedingly happy to be in this book, Doug, but please note that my name’s Susan, not Suzy (perhaps you were confusing me with Charnas)?

Thanks!

24 Mar 2015, 5:56pm
by douglaslain

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Sorry about that. Don’t know how that happened. Fixing now.

Doug – Sorry I didn’t notice this sooner. Everyone on earth calls me Rick but the byline is “Richard Bowes”. Could that be changed on the TOC etc.?

May I suggest one more title which would fit great into a great ToC? Lucius Shepard’s Only Partly Here would be a great addition to the first section.

25 Mar 2015, 5:43pm
by Susan Palwick

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Ack! Doug, sorry to be a pest, but the title of the story is “Beautiful Stuff,” not “Beautiful Things.” Thanks!

25 Mar 2015, 8:11pm
by douglaslain

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Horia: Lucius Shepard’s story was unavailable as the rights to his estate aren’t yet settled.
Susan: I do have the right title in the anthology, somehow I just screwed up every way I could typing the TOC into my blog.
Rick: I’ve changed your name to Wilma…I mean to Richard.

too bad. love that story. nevertheless, great line-up, congrats!

[…] “Our Lady of Toledo Transmission” will be appearing in the upcoming anthology “In the Shadow of the Towers“, edited by Douglas […]

11 Sep 2015, 7:51pm
by Bruce Chrumka

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Great lineup, congratulations. I’m with Horia, a shame about Lucius’s story being unavailable. Perhaps a subsequent printing.

 

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