The Cutting Edge of Modern Short Fiction
A three-time Hugo Award nominated magazine, this issue of Pulphouse Fiction Magazine offers up eighteen fantastic stories by some of the best writers working in modern short fiction. No genre limitations, no topic limitations, just great stories. Attitude, feel, and high quality fiction equals Pulphouse.
"This is definitely a strong start. All the stories have a lot of life to them, and are worthwhile reading."—Tangent Online on Pulphouse Fiction Magazine, Issue #1
"The Hero of Calliope Springs: A Clockwork Cowboy Story" by J. Steven York
"Dirt Dancer" by Joslyn Chase
"Eternal Flame" by Rob Vagle
"Seeing Him for the First Time" by David H. Hendrickson
"No Common Scents" by Jim Gotaas
"With Light Years Between Us" by Robert J. McCarter
"Unfamiliar, Foreign, Outré" by Jerry Oltion
"Taking Care of Business" by Mary Jo Rabe
"A Night Under the Stars" by Lisa Silverthorne
"Pretty Rita" by O'Neil De Noux
"Leftovers" by B.A. Paul
"Degrading" by Ezekiel James Boston
"Thumpman at the Keys" by Kent Patterson
"Road Kill: A Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. Story" by Kevin J. Anderson
"A Warriors Death" by Stephanie Writt
"In-Class Assignment" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"Life, With Cats" Annie Reed
"Blackbeard's Aliens" by Robert Jeschonek
"Minions at Work: Head Case" by J. Steven York
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes in almost every genre. Generally, she uses her real name (Rusch) for most of her writing. Under that name, she publishes bestselling science fiction and fantasy, award-winning mysteries, acclaimed mainstream fiction, controversial nonfiction, and the occasional romance. Her novels have made bestseller lists around the world and her short fiction has appeared in eighteen best of the year collections. She has won more than twenty-five awards for her fiction, including the Hugo, Le Prix Imaginales, the Asimov’s Readers Choice award, and the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Choice Award.
Publications from The Chicago Tribune to Booklist have included her Kris Nelscott mystery novels in their top-ten-best mystery novels of the year. The Nelscott books have received nominations for almost every award in the mystery field, including the best novel Edgar Award, and the Shamus Award.
She writes goofy romance novels as award-winner Kristine Grayson, romantic suspense as Kristine Dexter, and futuristic sf as Kris DeLake.
She also edits. Beginning with work at the innovative publishing company, Pulphouse, followed by her award-winning tenure at The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, she took fifteen years off before returning to editing with the original anthology series Fiction River, published by WMG Publishing. She acts as series editor with her husband, writer Dean Wesley Smith, and edits at least two anthologies in the series per year on her own.
To keep up with everything she does, go to kriswrites.com and sign up for her newsletter. To track her many pen names and series, see their individual websites (krisnelscott.com, kristinegrayson.com, krisdelake.com, retrievalartist.com, divingintothewreck.com). She lives and occasionally sleeps in Oregon.