Breaking Waves
An Anthology for Gulf Coast Relief  (Tiffany Trent and Phyllis Irene Radford, eds)
Join writers from all genres in defense of the Gulf Coast with Breaking Waves: An Anthology for Gulf Coast Relief. Edited by Phyllis Irene Radford and Tiffany Trent, Breaking Waves offers up glimpses of maritime splendor, poignancy, and humor through the works of poets, essayists, and Hugo and Nebula-award winning authors like Ursula K. Le Guin, Vonda N. McIntyre, David D. Levine, and more.  All proceeds from the sale of this anthology will go to the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund of the Greater New Orleans Foundation.

table of contents:

  • Introduction, Tiffany Trent
  • Introduction: Phyllis Irene Radford
  • “In England in the Fifties,” Ursula K. Le Guin
  • “A Little Song, A Little Dance,” David D. Levine and Andrine de la Rocha
  • “A Modest Proposal for the Perfection of Nature,” Vonda N. McIntyre
  • “Site 14,” Laura Anne Gilman
  • “The House That We Built, ” David  Gessner
  • “Black Gold,”  Tiffany Trent
  • “Autumn Leaves, ” James Sallis
  • “My Mother’s People,” Elaine Isaak
  • “The Blue Curtain,” Brenda Cooper
  • “Christmas Count,” David B. Coe
  • “Eternal Return to the City of New Orleans,” James Sallis
  • “Javier Dying in the Land of Flowers,” Deborah J. Ross, writing as Deborah Wheeler
  • “Origami Action Heroes of Singing River,” Sandra McDonald
  • “The Power to Change the Shape of the Land,” Dayle A. Dermatis
  • “The Girl Who Dreamed of the Sea,” Judith Tarr
  • “The Sea Around Us,” Rachel Carson
  • Terra Incognita,” Camille Alexa
  • “Suicide Note,” Mario Milosevic
  • “Serpent Singer,” M.H. Bonham
  • “Emergency,” Nancy Jane Moore
  • “Preparing for the Hurricane,” James Sallis
  • “After the Dragon,” Sarah Monette
  • “Comet Summer,” Jennifer Stevenson
  • “Backtiming, ” Randy Tatano
  • “Rescue Work, ” Pati Nagle
  • “Candace,” Judith Tarr
  • “I Sing a Song of Mourning,” Dayle A. Dermatis
  • “Galveston,” P. G. Nagle
  • “Indigo Bunting,” Lyda Morehouse
  • “Paradise,” Vonda N. McIntyre
    Photographs: Carolyn McIntyre
  • “Shark Attack,” Sue Lange
  • “Disaster Relief,” Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • “A Field Guide to Ugly Places,” Patrick Samphire
  • “Troubled Water,” Kelly Ramsdell Fineman