What do you get when you take the high tech/low life settings of cyberpunk and sprinkle them with the magic and possibilities of fairy tales? Trolls under teleportation bridges, masquerades held in virtual reality, princely avatars, giants and dwarves alongside hackers and androids. From retellings of traditional tales such as Rumpelstiltskin, in which a young woman is tasked with writing code instead of spinning gold, to original tales like the changeling-inspired story of a formless machine intelligence that hijacks human bodies, these cyberpunk fairy tales form a unique collection that is sure to satisfy connoisseurs of both genres.
Trenchcoats, Towers, and Trolls: Cyberpunk Fairy Tales will be out in ebook and paperback January 11, 2022. Add it to your Goodreads shelf now, and check back soon for opportunities to pre-order your copy. Want to win an advance review copy? Check out the World Weaver Press Twitter account for a chance to win.
Table of Contents
"Introduction" by Rhonda Parrish
"A Beautiful Nightmare" by Sarah Van Goethem
"Firewalls and Firewort" by Wendy Nikel
"The Rabbit in the Moon" by Ana Sun
"Stiltskin" by Michael Teasdale
"Three" by Nicola Kapron
"Cumulus" by Thomas Badlan
"Drift-Skip" by Suzanne Church
"Make Your Own Happily Ever After" by Beth Goder
"***********SK.IN" by Alena Van Arendonk
"C4T & MOU5E" by V.F. LeSann
"In the Belly of the Whale" by Angus McIntyre
"Neon Green in D Minor" by Laura VanArendonk Baugh
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