Women of Futures Past: Classic Stories

by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Release date: September 5, 2016
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, alternate history

Edited by Kristine Kathryn Rusch.

ANTHOLOGY OF GREAT SF STORIES BY RENOWNED WOMEN SF AUTHORS! A collection of wonderful SF carefully selected by ground-breaking editor and author, Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Stories by Andre Norton, Anne McCaffrey, Lois McMaster Bujold, CJ Cherryh and more.

Science fiction — boys only in the clubhouse? Heck, no! Women of Futures Past resurrects some of the lost stories of science fiction and pairs them with old favorites to show what women actually do in the science fiction clubhouse. Meet Northwest Smith, C.L.Moore’s famous smuggler hero who predates (and maybe inspired) Han Solo by four decades. Read some Leigh Brackett and see why George Lucas chose her to write The Empire Strikes Back.

Find the most influential writers of their generation here, from Grandmaster Andre Norton to the beloved Anne McCaffrey. Modern science fiction’s most popular writers, such as Lois McMaster Bujold and CJ Cherryh grace these pages.

Adventure tales, post-apocalyptic visions, space opera, aliens-among-us, time travel—the women of science fiction have written all those stories and more. The girls have been in clubhouse all along, and authoring some of the best science fiction ever written! Read classic stories you may have missed. And meet the Women of Futures Past.

Includes stories by Leigh Brackett, Lois McMaster Bujold, Pat Cadigan, CJ Cherryh, Zenna Henderson, Nancy Kress, Ursula K. Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, C.L. Moore, Andre Norton, James Tiptree, Jr., and Connie Willis.

(updated 2016-09-05)

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