This anthology of sardonic fiction emphasizes SF/fantasy tales sparkling with wit and edgy attitude. The stories, both originals and reprints, cover a wide range of satire. Writers include James Morrow, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Allen Steele, Paul Di Filippo, Robert Silverberg, and Pat Cadigan. Halpern, a 2001 World Fantasy Award Finalist, is the editor of the legendary Golden Gryphon Press.
Claude Lalumiere is a writer living in Montreal. He formerly ran Nebula, an English-language bookshop devoted to the fantastic, the imaginative and the weird . Marty Halpern, a 2001 World Fantasy Award Finalist, is the editor of Golden Gryphon Press, legendary in SF circles. He lives in San Jose.