After by Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling
Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia

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If the melt-down, flood, plague, the third World War, new Ice Age, Rapture, alien invasion, clamp-down, meteor, or something else entirely hit today, what would tomorrow look like? Some of the biggest names in YA and adult literature answer that very question in this short story anthology, each story exploring the lives of teen protagonists raised in catastrophe's wake-whether set in the years soon after the change, or in decades far in the future. New York Times bestselling authors Gregory Maguire, Garth Nix, Susan Beth Pfeffer, Carrie Ryan, Beth Revis, and Jane Yolen are among the many popular and award-winning storytellers lending their talents to this original and spellbinding anthology.

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Author Bio: Ellen Datlow has been an editor of Science Fiction, Dark Fantasy, and Horror for over thirty years, winning several Hugo and Locus Awards, nine World Fantasy Awards, the International Horror Guild Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and many other honors for her work. She has edited numerous anthologies for adults, young adults, and middle grade readers, some of them in partnership with Terri Windling. Ellen lives in New York City.Terri Windling is a writer, editor, and artist specializing in fantasy literature and mythic arts. She has published over forty books, including many anthologies for readers young and old, and has won nine World Fantasy Awards, the Bram Stoker Award, and many others. Terri lives with her husband and daughter in a small village in southwest England.  
Published October 9, 2012 by Disney Hyperion. 384 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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Nearly every story provides a first-person adolescent protagonist, with male and female viewpoints equally represented, some with explicit GLBT orientation.

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Carrie Ryan's chilling love story takes place in a diseased and dangerous world, while Matthew Kressel presents a comically sad game of baseball in a devastated world where strange, alien creatures lurk.

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Another slice of totalitarian indoctrination comes from Revis, who gives us a new brief story from the world of her Across the Universe novels in which a new Elder is being taught what it means to rule over a generation ship — and there's a nicely ambiguous ending that leaves you wondering just w...

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