Cover reveal: New Suns, edited by Nisi Shawl #NewSuns

Good morning, everyone!

I have a cover reveal for you all this morning. I am, quite literally, so excited for this book. Or, rather, anthology.

I don’t normally go for anthologies – I like longer books that take me forever and a day to get through. But the synopsis for this sounds absolutely incredible, and it is definitely one I would love to read when it comes out.

If you’re interested in science fiction, fantasy or even horror, then you’re going to want to read on. If you’re looking for a diverse range of authors, then you’re also going to want to read on.

So, with many thanks to Rebellion Publishing, I present to you…New Suns…

New Suns Cover

I mean… what more can you want? It’s stunning! The incredible art work has been designed by the talented Yoshi Yoshitani. I love the bold colour contrast and the depth to the image and the abstract nature of the background.

If you want to know a little more, here’s a little about the book:

About the book:

‘There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.’ Proclaimed by Octavia E. Butler

New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Colorshowcases emerging and seasoned writers of many races telling stories filled with shocking delights, powerful visions of the familiar made strange.

Between this book’s covers burn tales of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and their indefinable overlappings. These are authors aware of our many possible pasts and futures, authors freed of stereotypes and clichéd expectations, ready to dazzle you with their daring genius.

Unexpected brilliance shines forth from every page.

I’m so excited for this! Just to stir things up a little, here’s the table of contents:


  • Foreword, LeVar Burton
  • The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex, Tobias Buckell
  • Deer Dancer, Kathleen Alcalá
  • The Virtue of Unfaithful Translations, Minsoo Kang
  • Come Home to Atropos, Steven Barnes
  • The Fine Print, Chinelo Onwualu
  • unkind of mercy, Alex Jennings
  • Burn the Ships, Alberto Yáñez
  • The Freedom of the Shifting Sea, Jaymee Goh
  • Three Variations on a Theme of Imperial Attire, E. Lily Yu
  • Blood and Bells, Karin Lowachee
  • Give Me Your Black Wings Oh Sister, Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • The Shadow We Cast Through Time, Indrapramit Das
  • The Robots of Eden, Anil Menon
  • Dumb House, Andrea Hairston
  • One Easy Trick, Hiromi Goto
  • Harvest, Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Kelsey and the Burdened Breath, Darcie Little Badger
  • Afterword, Nisi Shawl

Who else is joining me in being excited for this? Who wants to get hold of a copy apart from me?


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