Monday, August 24, 2009

Anthology to reprint Michael Chabon’s 2003 short story "The Martian Agent, A Planetary Romance”

“The Martian Agent, A Planetary Romance” (2003), a short story written by Hugo Award-winning author Michael Chabon, will be reprinted in the forthcoming anthology The Secret History of Science Fiction, edited by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel (Tachyon Publications, October 2009).

Originally published in McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (Issue #10, 1993), you can read an excerpt from “The Martian Agent, A Planetary Romance,” posted on McSweeney's website.

Also, if you're not afraid of spoilers, check out a 2008 review of Chabon's story by Fábio Fernandes of The Fix: Short Fiction Review.

Thanks to John DeNardo of SF Signal for the tip on the forthcoming anthology.

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