Portable Childhoods by Ellen Klages

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Portable Childhoods offers a tantalizing glimpse of what lies hidden just beyond the ordinary. Described by reviewers as timeless, delightful, chilling, and beautiful, this is short fiction at its best, emerging from a distinctive, powerful voice. The collection includes the Nebula Award–winning novelette “Basement Magic.”

About Ellen Klages

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Ellen Klages is the Nebula Award-winning author of The Green Glass Sea. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous science fiction and fantasy anthologies and magazines, including Black Gate, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Strange Horizons. She lives in San Francisco.
Published April 1, 2007 by Tachyon Publications. 210 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Klages, whose debut novel, The Green Glass Sea (2006), won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, demonstrates both superior writing skill and a wide range in an impressive short story collection that defies easy categorization.

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Strange Horizons

It includes: two short story collections, one short story sequence-cum-novel, one children’s book and one (arguably young adult) novel.

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