Bio: Benjamin Rosenbaum's fiction has appeared in Asimov's, F&SF, Harper's, McSweeney's, Strange Horizons, Infinite Matrix, and other fine venues. He has been a party clown, a day care worker on a kibbutz in the Galilee, a student in Italy, a stay-at-home dad, and a programmer for Silicon Valley startups, the U.S. government, online fantasy games, and the Swiss banks of Zurich. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and two alarmingly cute and precocious children.
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A dazzling postmodern debut collection of pulp and surreal fictions spanning the weirdest corners of literature and science fiction. The skill and strangeness on display in The Ant King and Other Stories are comparable to the debuts of Ted Chiang, Kelly Link, and Jonathan Lethem. These are stories that explore family, loyalty, power, and memory: a writer of alternate histories defends his patron's zeppelin against assassins and pirates; a woman transforms into hundreds of gumballs; an emancipate... more info>>