Solarpunk: Ecological and Fantastical Stories in a Sustainable World
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World Weaver Press
August 07, 2018
5.98 X 9.02 X 0.6 inches | 0.85 pounds
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About the Author
Carlos Orsi is a writer and a journalist specializing in coverage of scientific topics from Jundiaí, São Paulo. He has published the story collections Medo, Mistério e Morte (1996) and Tempos de Fúria (2005), and the novels Nômade (2010) and Guerra Justa (2010). His works of fiction appear in anthologies such as Imaginarios v. 1 (2009), and in magazines and fanzines in Brazil and abroad.
Gerson Lodi-Ribeiro had two novelettes published in Brazilian Asimov's: hard SF Mythic Aliens and The Ethics of Treason. The latter was the first alternative history story in Brazilian and Portuguese science fiction. His alternative history novelette The Vampire of New Holland won the Nova Awards 1996, while his SF novelette The Daughter of the Predator won the Nautilus 1999. His main short fiction collections are: Other Histories..., The Vampire of New Holland, Other Brazils, Taikodom: Chronicles and The Best of Carla Cristina Pereira. Gerson has published four novels so far: Xochiquetzal: An Aztec Princess Among the Incas, The Guardian of Memory, The Adventures of the Vampire of Palmares and Strangers in Paradise. He has edited eight short fiction anthologies so far: Phantastica Brasiliana, How Lustful my Alien Girl Was!, Vaporpunk, Dieselpunk, Solarpunk, Fantastic Erotica 1, Super-Heroes, and Dinosaurs. Beyond the science fiction borders, he published Vita Vinum Est!: History of Wine in the Roman World.
Fábio Fernandes lives in São Paulo, Brazil. He has published two books so far, an essay on William Gibson's fiction, A Construção do Imaginário Cyber, and a cyberpunk novel, Os Dias da Peste (both in Portuguese). Also a translator, he is responsible for the translation to Brazilian Portuguese of several SF novels, including Neuromancer, Snow Crash, and A Clockwork Orange. His short stories have been published online in Brazil, Portugal, Romania, the UK, New Zealand, and USA, and also in Ann and Jeff VanderMeer's Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded, Southern Fried Weirdness: Reconstruction (2011), The Apex Book of World SF, Vol 2, and Stories for Chip. He co-edited (with Djibril al-Ayad) the postcolonialist anthology We See a Different Frontier. He is a graduate of Clarion West, class of 2013.