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Press Release: Futuredaze 2: Reprise

Underwords Press Presents

An exciting reprint anthology of young adult science fiction.

MARBLEHEAD, Mass. (July 26, 2014) — Underwords Press announces the publication of Futuredaze2: Reprise, a reprint anthology of science fiction short stories for young adult readers, edited by Erin Underwood and Nancy Holder, and available in trade paperback and ebook August 12, 2014.futuredaze2-cover-pcsize

  • “[Futuredaze2: Reprise] succeeds at showcasing the strengths of young adult science fiction by revealing the incredible diversity of voices present in the genre.” —Tangent
  • “Fifteen modern master storytellers present classic tales of creepy dread and tales of stirring hope. Are you ready for tomorrow?” —David Brin, author of Earth & The Postman
  • “Ambitious in scope and compulsively readable, these stories redefine the boundaries of science fiction.” —Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Unbreakable & coauthor of Beautiful Creatures
  • “Haunting, unforgettable. The ills of the present are laid bare in these sharp tales of future possibilities!” —Tamora Pierce, author of Mastiff and Battle Magic
  • Futuredaze2: Reprise is a new anthology filled with tales that are exciting, stimulating and brilliant.” —Ann VanderMeer, editor of The Weird and The Time Traveler’s Almanac

Futuredaze2: Reprise includes fifteen of the best and most brilliant young adult science fiction stories, written by the hottest SF and YA authors, gathered for the first time in one anthology. Wild-west steampunk, true love with the alien next door, a confab with Mr. Darcy’s avatar, musical fluted girls, and Dorothy in alt-China—this is not your mom and dad’s science fiction. Grab a friend and go for launch to worlds of wonder that reveal who we are and what we want to become through our decisions, relationships, and the chances we take on our futures—across all universes!

Featuring stories from Paolo Bacigalupi, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Neil Gaiman, Kat Howard, Hugh Howey, N. K. Jemisin, James Patrick Kelly, Ken Liu, Malinda Lo, Beth Revis, Will Shetterly, Scott Westerfeld, Connie Willis, and Jane Yolen.

Erin Underwood is the co-editor of Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction. Her fiction, non-fiction and interviews can be found online and in print.

Nancy Holder is a multiple award-winning, New York Times bestselling YA author (the Wicked saga, the Wolf Springs Chronicles.) She also edits anthologies, comic books and graphic novels.

Underwords Press is a small press whose mission it is to publish short science fiction for young adults and unconventional literary projects within the science fiction and fantasy fields.

Publication Date: August 12, 2014 | Science Fiction / Young Adult
$15.95 U.S. trade paperback | ISBN: 9780985893408
$9.95 eBook | ISBN: 9780985893415
Publicity/Reviews: editor@underwordspress.com
Information: www.underwordspress.com | Distribution: Ingram Content Group

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