Fred Patten’s new anthology Cats and More Cats; Feline Fantasy Fiction is launching at Further Confusion 2016 in San Jose over the January 14-18 weekend.
Cats and More Cats is a reprint anthology containing 14 short stories and novelettes of feline fantasy fiction (“the best of the best”) from 1989 to the present, plus a new essay, and an extensive bibliography of cat fantasy books. Price: $19.95. 261 pages. Wraparound cover by Donryu.
The book can be pre-ordered online from FurPlanet Productions, or purchased from the publisher’s online store after the con.
Table of Contents
- Trouble, by P. M. Griffin (from Catfantastic; Nine Lives and Fifteen Tales, 1989)
- Bomber and the Bismarck, by Clare Bell (from Catfantastic II, 1991)
- … But a Glove, by John E. Johnston III (from Catfantastic III, 1994)
- Born Again, by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (from Catfantastic IV, 1996)
- Masters and Students, by Bryan Derksen (from the Transformation Stories Contests website, 1997)
- Trixie, by Lawrence Watt-Evans (from Catfantastic V, 1999)
- Destiny, by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (from Creature Fantastic, 2001)
- Three-Inch Trouble, by Andre Norton (from A Constellation of Cats, 2001)
- Defender of the Small, by Jody Lynn Nye (from Turn the Other Chick, 2004)
- The Luck of the Dauntless, by James M. Ward (from Furry Fantastic, 2006)
- After Tony’s Fall, by Jean Rabe (from Catopolis, 2008)
- Magtwilla and the Mouse, by Mary E. Lowd (from Allasso volume 2, 2012)
- A Spoiled Rotten Cat Lives Here, by Dusty Rainbolt (from The Mystical Cat, 2013)
- The Emerald Mage, by Renee Carter Hall (from Hero’s Best Friend, 2014)
- Furry Fandom and Cats, by Fred Patten (original, 2016)
- A Bibliography for Bast, by Fred Patten (original, 2016)