Stories of space, love, loss, hope, and more are all part of this debut collection from multiple award-nominated author Jake Kerr.
Featuring the best-selling novelette "The Old Equations," these stories range from contemporary tales of innocence ("Looking For Bad Guys") to the apocalyptic story that launched Kerr's three linked stories in The Apocalypse Triptych ("Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince."
A mixture of breathtaking science fiction and contemporary shorts, Selected Stories highlights Kerr's position a leading practitioner in science fiction's humanist tradition.
Table of Contents:
"The Old Equations" with an introduction by Hugh Howey
Finalist 2011 Nebula Award
Shortlist, 2011 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award
Shortlist, 2011 StorySouth Million Writers Award
Finalist, Wattpad SF short story contest
Requiem in the Key of Prose with an introduction by Ken Liu
Mission. Suit. Self.
The Sky Smells Blue Above the Clouds
Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince with an introduction by John Joseph Adams
The Year's Best SF, edited by Gardner Dozois
Looking For Bad Guys
A Memorial to the Patriots
The Adventure of the New Adventures of the Star Wanderer
Perspective with an introduction by Brian White
Year's best, Tangent Online
The Past Within with an introduction by Jake Kerr
After fifteen years as a music industry journalist Jake Kerr's first published story, "The Old Equations," was nominated for the Nebula Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America and was shortlisted for the Theodore Sturgeon and StorySouth Million Writers awards. His stories have subsequently been published in magazines across the world, broadcast in multiple podcasts, and been published in multiple anthologies and year's best collections. A graduate of Kenyon College, Kerr studied fiction under Ursula K. Le Guin and Peruvian playwright Alonso Alegria. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his crazy yet wonderful family.