A mind-bending science fiction anthology from ten top YA authors perfect for fans of Black Mirror, Lauren James and Femi Fadugba's The Upper World.
>> "Unique, brilliant, and brimming with hope." BuzzFeed
>> "Joyfully queer and diverse, this is a jump forward into a bright and colourful world." Lauren James, author of The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
Imagine a world where robots with human consciousness roam the earth; a society where you can change everything about how you look, sound and interact, and even inherit a voice from the dead; and a universe where a city in space can be destroyed with a kiss…
In stories buzzing with possibility, hope, innovation, anger and tenderness, ten top YA authors imagine what the world could be through the lens of technologies emerging today. Tasting Light is a dazzling challenge to open your mind, heart and senses, and rewire your perceptions.
With stories by:
William Alexander, K. Ancrum, Elizabeth Bear, A.R. Capetta, Charlotte Nicole Davis, Nasugraq Rainey Hopson, A.S. King, E.C. Myers, Junauda Petrus-Nasah and Wendy Xu
"Unique, brilliant, and brimming with hope." BuzzFeed
"Joyfully queer and diverse, this is a jump forward into a bright and colourful world." Lauren James, author of The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
"A fine array of stories blending queerness and technology" Tor
"Tackle[s] relevant issues such as colonization, misogyny, transphobia, and white entitlement in this eclectic celebration of infinite possibility and the ever-present human spirit." Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"At once unsettling and moving, this crystalline collection will find or create a connection with its readers." Booklist
"A diverse anthology showing hopeful futures imagined through the lens of technology [...] A top-notch hard science fiction collection." Kirkus (starred review)
A. R. Capetta is the author of The Heartbreak Bakery, Echo After Echo, The Lost Coast and the bestselling Once & Future series, coauthored with their spouse, Cory McCarthy. They live in the Green Mountains and teach in the MFA programme in writing for children and young adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Wade Roush is a journalist and audio producer who focuses on how science and technology are changing our lives and what we can do as individuals to steer that process. He is the editor of the hard science anthology Twelve Tomorrows, published by MIT Press. He holds a PhD from MIT in the history of technology and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
|Title:||Tasting Light: Ten Science Fiction Stories to Rewire Your Perceptions|
|Author:||A. R. CapettaWade RoushA. R. CapettaWill AlexanderKayla Marie AncrumSarah WishnevskyCharlotte DavisRainey Nasugraq HopsonAmy KingEugene MyersEC MyersJunauda PetrusWendy Xu|