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Authors: Ray Vukcevich

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BOOK: Meet Me in the Moon Room

Publication History

These stories were previously published as follows: The Barber’s Theme,
1995; A Breath Holding Contest,
, 1991; By the Time We Get to Uranus,
Imagination Fully Dilated
, ed. Alan M. Clark & Elizabeth Engstrom, 1998; Catch,
Twists of the Tale
, ed. Ellen Datlow, 1996; Ceremony,
1991; Doing Time,
1992; Fancy Pants,
Imagination Fully Dilated,
Volume II, edited by Elizabeth Engstrom, 2000; Finally Fruit,
The Urbanite,
1997; The Finger,
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF),
1995; Giant Step,
1994; A Holiday Junket,
1998; Home Remedy,
1996; Meet Me in the Moon Room,
1998; Mom’s Little Friends,
1992; My Mustache,
1993; The Next Best Thing,
1998; No Comet,
1994; The Perfect Gift,
1994; Poop,
2000; Pretending,
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet
, 2001; Quite Contrary,
1994; Rejoice,
1999; Season Finale,
1995; There Is Danger,
1993; We Kill a Bicycle,
VB Tech Journal,
1995; Whisper,
2001; White Guys in Space,


With thanks to Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch who were there for me early on. Thanks to Damon Knight and Kate Wilhelm for wise words and wonderful examples. And thanks to good friends who fed and drove me around during a mostly blind summer: Jerry Oltion, Leslie What, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Bruce Holland Rogers, Holly Arrow, Alan Roberts, and Rob Vagle. Not to mention all the folks who come and go at the Tuesday night workshop, and Diana Blackmon, Tom Lindell, and Nicole Brown, who slipped through the cracks last time.

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