Edited by Nick Mamatas and Sean Wallace
Publication Date: June 2008
"Watching her sleep, he felt himself slide beyond the need for rest, into some visionary realm inside his own head." - from "The Oracle Spoke" by Holly Phillips
Step into a world of wonder, epiphany, and danger. From the return of old gods to the adventures of the last dragon on Earth, from quantum physics to manticores trained for the circus, this unique anthology takes readers on journeys to realms both distant and oddly familiar. . .
Selected from the critically-acclaimed online magazine Clarkesworld, Realms collects the work of 24 visionary writers of short fiction, including such World Fantasy, Philip K. Dick, Tiptree, Hugo, and Campbell Award winners and finalists as Jay Lake, Jeff VanderMeer, Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Caitlin Kiernan, Ian Watson, Sarah Monette, and Holly Phillips