Solaris Book of New Science Fiction

Evil Robot Monkey

I have three version of Evil Robot Monkey to offer for your consideration as one of the Hugo nominees for Short Story.  It was originally published in the Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, vol. 2 edited by George Mann. You may download a pdf of “Evil Robot Monkey“, illustrated by me. I do layout …

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Audio: Evil Robot Monkey

Evil Robot Monkey first appeared in the Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, volume 2. To test a new microphone, ((A Blue Snowball mic, which I think I might love)) I decided to record this because it is darn short. Here you go. Six minutes of science-fiction. [audio:https://maryrobinettekowal.com/audio/evilrobotmonkey.mp3] Sliding his hands over the clay, Sly …

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SF Signal review The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume 2

SF Signal The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume 2 edited by George Mann and gives it an overall favorable rating. Mary Robinette Kowal’s “Evil Robot Monkey” is an affecting snapshot in the life of a chimp with an implant in his head that increases his intelligence. Unfortunately for him, that lands him in …

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The Fix reviews The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction: Volume 2

The Fix gave a lovely favorable review to The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction: Volume 2, edited by George Mann. It included this bit: Mary Robinette Kowal’s “Evil Robot Monkey,” the shortest piece in this anthology, is a smart tale about monkeys with implants and a cautionary tale of how intelligence can sometimes be …

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The Guardian reviews Solaris Book of New SF

The Guardian has a review of Solaris’s Book of New Science Fiction which opens with this line. Early in 2007 the science-fiction imprint Solaris marked its launch with The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction. A year later, editor George Mann returns with a follow-up, this time featuring strong stories from Kay Kenyon, Michael Moorcock, …

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