From ancient China to a future Mars, from the British Empire to the Old West, 19 authors show you worlds with alcohol-fueled dragons, philosophical automatons, and Qi-powered machines both wondrous and strange in tales of vengeance, paper lantern revolutions and flying monks.
Shanghai Steam is a unique mashup of steampunk and the Chinese literary genre known as Wuxia (loosely translated as martial hero). And my short story, "MOON-FLAME WOMAN," is included in the collection.
Stories by: Camille Alexa, Shen Braun, Amanda Clark, Ray Dean, Tim Ford, Laurel Anne Hill, Minsoo Kang, William H. Keith, Crystal Koo, Frank Larnerd, Emily Mah, Derwin Mak, Brent Nichols, Frances Pauli, Jennifer Rahn, Tim Reynolds, Julia A. Rosenthal, Nick Tramdack, K. H. Vaughan.
Special thank yous are in order for Charlotte Cook and my writing group, Teresa LeYung-Ryan, and the "Shanghai Steam" editorial staff.
Laurel Anne Hill
Author of "Heroes Arise," an award-winning novel
Causes Laurel Hill Supports
Winter Nights Shelter and Shelter, Inc.