Thursday, June 12, 2014

Systems Fail by Hiromi Goto and N.K. Jemisin

I'm pleased to announce the release of another book launched at WisCon, Systems Fail, by Hiroi Goto and N.K. Jemisin. This is a numbered, limited edition celebrating the work of WisCon 38's Guest of Honor, in Aqueduct's WisCon GoH series. The volume includes two pieces of Goto’s short fiction, N.K. Jemisin’s Nebula Award-nominated story “Non-Zero Probabilities,” and a selection of Jemisin’s essays as well as her 2013 Continuum IX Guest of Honor speech. In addition, the authors talk at length with interviewers knowledgeable about their work: Goto with writer and editor Nisi Shawl, and Jemisin with critic and scholar Karen Burnham.

Here's the Table of Contents:

1. The Sleep Clinic for Troubled Souls (Hiromi Goto)
2. What Isn't Remembered (Hiromi Goto)
3. Hiromi Goto: Interviewed by Nisi Shawl
3. Non-Zero Probablities (N.K. Jemisin)
4. Essays: 2010-2013 (N.K. Jemisin)
    Dreaming Awake
    There's No Such Thing as a Good Stereotype
     Fantastic Profanity
     Why I Think RaceFail Was the Bestest Thing Evar for SFF
      Guest of Honor Speech for Continuum IX
      Time to Pick a Side
5. N.K. Jemisin Interviewed by Karen Burnheim

It's available now at Aqueduct, and will be available elsewhere soon.

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