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Under the Needle's Eye by Linda DeMeulemeester, Susan Ee, Raymund Eich, Emily Mah, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Kiini Ibura Salaam, Ibi Zoboi, Ari Goelman, Samantha Ling, Patrick Samphire, and Allan Rousselle, Edited by Raymund Eich and Emily Mah

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Eleven authors with one thing in common: the Clarion West Workshop for Science Fiction and Fantasy class of 2001. Other than that, we're about as diverse as you can get. This anthology is one of the broadest samples you can find of up and coming science fiction and fantasy talent.

Our instructors: Octavia Butler, Bradley Denton, Nalo Hopkinson, Connie Willis, Ellen Datlow, & Jack Womack.

Table of Contents:
The Worry Doctor by Linda DeMeulemeester
Angelfall (novel excerpt from Book 1) by Susan Ee
Selling Short by Raymund Eich
Everyone Gets Scared Sometimes by Ari Goelman
Ruined Spa Day by Samantha Ling
Coyote Discovers Mars by Emily Mah
The Guy Who Worked for Money by Benjamin Rosenbaum
Everybody Stops at Boston's by Allan Rousselle
Rosamojo by Kiini Ibura Salaam
Lavender's Blue, Lavender's Green by Patrick Samphire
The Fire in Your Sky by Ibi Zoboi

Ibi Zoboi: both a writer and storyteller of the oral tradition, has won "Tricky Talker of the Year", granted by the Afrikan Folk Heritage Circle, and is a recipient of grants from the Brooklyn Arts Council and the Speculative Literature Foundation (Gulliver Travel Award)

Patrick Samphire: has been featured in The Year's Best Fantasy

Kiini Ibura Salaam: winner of the Tiptree Aware for her short story collection, Ancient, Ancient, from Aqueduct Press

Allan Rousselle: career journalist and video humorist

Benjamin Rosenbaum: nominated for a Nebula for the first story he wrote at Clarion West, also a finalist for the Hugo and Theodore Sturgeon Awards

Emily Mah: blogger for The Black Gate, also an indie romance novelist under the name E.M. Tippetts

Samantha Ling: received an honorable mention in The Year's Best Science Fiction for the first short story she ever sold (to Asimov's)

Ari Goelman: his first novel, The Path of Names, was published by Arthur A. Levine in 2013

Raymund Eich: indie author of science fiction (New California, Take the Shilling) and fantasy (A Prince of the Blood, as by Eric H. Munday)

Susan Ee: the first indie author to be a finalist for the Cybils Awards, for her novel, Angelfall: Penryn & the End of Days

Linda DeMeulemeester: author of the award winning, hit series, Grim Hill, which is now in development as an animated television show

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