Alias Space and Other Stories

Alias Space and Other Stories is my first short fiction collection, coming March 30, 2020 from legendary publisher Subterranean Press! A signed, limited edition luxury hardcover of more than 400 pages, with notes on each story, and a spectacular cover by Lauren Saint Onge. The collection will also be available as an ebook and audiobook, but if books are your object of desire, you’ll want this one in hardcover, so order direct at the publisher’s website.

Cover of Alias Space and Other Stories shows a glam burlesque dancer on stage in a transparent wrap, leaning on an astronaut helmet

Image Description: The cover of Alias Space and Other Stories shows a glam burlesque dancer on stage in a transparent wrap, leaning on an astronaut helmet.

From the publisher:

Alias Space and Other Stories is the first fiction collection from Nebula Award-winning writer Kelly Robson, who vaulted onto the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror stage in 2015, earning spots in multiple Year’s Best anthologies. This volume collects Robson’s best stories to date, along with exciting new work, and notes to accompany each piece.

Robson’s stories are noted for their compassion, humanity, humor, rigor, and joy. This volume includes the chilling gothic horror “A Human Stain,” winner of the 2018 Nebula Award; the madcap historical fantasy “Waters of Versailles,” which was a finalist for both the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards; and science fiction stories such as the touching “Intervention,” chilling “The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill,” obscene “What Gentle Women Dare,” heartbreaking “Two-Year Man,” and many others.

These fourteen stories showcase Robson’s whip-smart richness of invention, brilliant storytelling, deep worldbuilding, and devilish sense of humor.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Two-Year Man
  • A Study in Oils
  • Intervention
  • La Vitesse
  • So You Want to be a Honeypot
  • Two Watersheds
  • The Desperate Flesh
  • Alias Space
  • Skin City
  • Waters of Versailles
  • What Gentle Women Dare
  • The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill
  • We Who Live in The Heart
  • A Human Stain
  • Acknowledgements