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An anthology of science fiction stories and poems inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

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Future Lovecraft

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An anthology of science fiction stories and poems inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
H.P. Lovecraft’s tales of cosmic horror often skirt the edge of science fiction, and several of the 38 stories and poems in this homage anthology manage a similar splice of the horrific and the scientific. Ada Hoffman’s “Harmony Amid the Stars” relates with mounting dread the alienating effect of the cosmic void on a crew of interstellar travelers. in “The Comet Called Ithaqua,” Don Webb captures the wonder and terror of the narrator’s metamorphosis into an alien being under the duress of his outer-space experiences. Nelly Geraldine García-Rosas “Tloque Nahuaque” expertly juxtaposes science and superstition in its account of a technological mishap that fosters the emergence of mythical monsters. Though most of the stories evoke only the superficial aspects of Lovecraft’s fiction, poems by Ann K. Schwader (“In This Brief Interval”) and Mari Ness (“Do Not Imagine”) capture some of the awesomeness of his horrors in their dark, fragmented imagery. The anthology will give Lovecraft and SF fans a good introduction to one another’s worlds. (Aug.)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032891901
  • Publisher: Innsmouth Free Press
  • Publication date: 11/26/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 645,557
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Silvia Moreno-Garcia was born and raised in Mexico. She moved to Canada several years ago and now lives in beautiful British Columbia with her family and two cats. She writes speculative fiction (from magic realism to horror). Her short stories have appeared in professional publications such as Fantasy Magazine and Shine: An Anthology of Optimistic Science Fiction. She is a member of SF Canada, SFWA and HWA.

Silvia is the publisher of Innsmouth Free Press, a Canadian micro-publishing venture specializing in horror and dark speculative fiction. The Innsmouth Free Press website features daily non-fiction and tri-annual fiction issues. Innsmouth Free Press publishes several high-quality anthologies and novels during the year.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Future is Lovecraft 11

In This Brief Interval Ann K. Schwader 13

In the Hall of the Yellow King Peter Rawlik 15

Inky, Blinky, Pinky, Nyarlathotep Nick Mamatas 23

Tri-TV Bobby Cranestone 31

Do Not Imagine Mari Ness 39

Rubedo, An Alchemy of Madness Michael Matheson 41

People Are Reading What You Are Writing Luso Mnthali 49

Harmony Amid the Stars Ada Hoffman 57

The Comet Called Itahqua Don Webb 69

Phoenix Woman Kelda Crich 75

PostFlesh Paul Jessup 77

The Library Twins and the Nekrobees Martha Hubbard 83

Go, Go, Go, Said the Byakhee Molly Tanzer 99

Skin Helen Marshall 109

The Old 44th Randy Stafford 115

Iron Footfalls Julio Toro San Martin 117

This Song Is Not for You A.D. Cahill 123

Tloque Nahuaque Nelly Geraldine Garcia-Rosas 127

Dolly in the Window Robyn Seale 133

A Cool, Private Place Jen White 137

Venice Burning A. C. Wise 147

A Day and a Night in Providence Anthony Boulanger 163

A Welcome Sestina from Cruise Director Isabeau Molyneux May Empson 167

Lottie Versus The Moon Hopper Pamela Rentz 171

The Damnable Asteroid Leigh Kimmel 181

Myristica Fragrans E. Catherine Tobler 187

Dark of the Moon James S. Dorr 197

Trajectory of a Cursed Spirit Meddy Ligner 209

Transmigration Lee Clarke Zumpe 223

Concerning the Last Days of the Colony at New Roanoke Tucker Cummings 225

The Kadath Angle Maria Mitchell 233

The Last Man Standing Ezeiyoke Chukwunonso 241

Exhibit at the National Anthropology Museum in Tombouctou Andrew Dombalagian 249

The Door from Earth Jesse Bullington 251

The Deep Ones Bryan Thao Worra 263

The Labyrinth of Sleep Orrin Grey 265

Deep Blue Dreams Sean Craven 275

Big Bro Arlene J. Yandug 281

Copyright Acknowledgments 281

About the Editors 287

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