Pen-Ultimate: A Speculative Fiction Anthology
LJ Cohen Speculative Fiction Anthology 210 Pages
From the Icelandic coast of Vík, where a Troll ship waits entombed in stone for the hand of the artist to free it, to a boy who, with the help of his alien friend, learns to create entire worlds, the stories in Pen-Ultimate showcase tales of fantastic visions, alien perceptions, and emerging awareness.
This speculative fiction anthology contains eleven stories written by graduates of the Boston area Ultimate SF Writing Workshop. All proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to the SFWA (Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America) emergency medical fund.
Looking at the quality and variety of the stories in this collection, I expect [the authors] will sell a lot more. We have the proof right here. All the people in this anthology are getting to be damn good writers. So turn the page . . .
-Craig Shaw Gardner, author of A Malady of Magicks
I am in awe of this anthology. Not just of the stories, and they are indeed fine stories, but of the shared road traveled by the stories’ authors. Mark their names, because you’ll be seeing a lot more of them.
-Jeffrey A. Carver, author of The Chaos Chronicles