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About the author:
Born in Philadelphia in 1947, Stephen Goldin has lived in California since 1960. He received a Bachelor's degree in Astronomy from UCLA and worked as a civilian space scientist for the U.S. Navy for a few years after leaving college, but has made his living as a writer/editor most of his life.
His first wife was fellow author Kathleen Sky, with whom he co-wrote the first edition of the highly acclaimed nonfiction book The Business of Being a Writer. His current wife is fellow author Mary Mason. So far they have co-authored two books in the Rehumanization of Jade Darcy series.
He served the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for close to three years as editor of the SFWA Bulletin, and another three years as the organization's Western Regional Director.
He has lived with cats all his adult life. Philosophically, he is an atheist. Artistically, he enjoys Broadway musicals and surrealist art.
Learn more about him at his Web site, http://stephengoldin.com. Many of his books can be bought through his online bookstore, Parsina Press, at http://parsina.com.
Ghosts, Girls, & Other Phantasms
GHOSTS, GIRLS, & OTHER PHANTASMS is a comprehensive collection of Stephen Goldin's solo short fiction, containing most of the stories from his earlier collection THE LAST GHOST AND OTHER STORIES. (The "Angel in Black" stories have been broken out into their own volume.) It includes some of his best-known stories, such as the Nebula Award finalist story "The Last Ghost" and the oft-anthologized "Sweet Dreams, Melissa." The complete Table of Contents lists:
Sweet Dreams, Melissa
The Girls on USSF 193
Nice Place to Visit
When There's No Man Around
Grim Fairy Tale
Of Love, Free Will, and Gray Squirrels on a Summer Evening
But As A Soldier, For His Country
The World Where Wishes Worked
Apollyon Ex Machina
Prelude to a Symphony of Unborn Shouts
Portrait of the Artist as a Young God
The Last Ghost
The stories in this book run the gamut from humor to pathos, and demonstrate the evolution of a prolific writer in the speculative fiction field. Enjoy!
- Publication Date:
- Oct 08 2011
- 1466357150 / 9781466357150
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.5" x 8.5"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Science Fiction / Short Stories