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Weird World War IV

Sean Patrick Hazlett (Editor)

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NEW STORIES OF FUTURE WARFARE FROM THE HOTTEST NAMES IN SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND HORROR

TALES OF THE WAR BEYOND THE NEXT

What if there were a war after Armageddon? How would the survivors emerging from World War III’s radioactive slag heaps fight in this conflict? Would they wage it with sticks and stones . . . and sorcery? Or would they use more refined weapons, elevating lawfare to an art and unleashing bureaucratic nightmares worse than death? Would they struggle against themselves or inter-dimensional invaders? What horrors from the desolate darkness might slither into the light? Wipe away the ashes of civilization and peer into a pit of atomic glass to witness the haunting visions of World War IV from today’s greatest minds in science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

Contributors include:
Jonathan Maberry      
Steven Barnes     
D.J. Butler     
Brad R. Torgersen     
Martin L. Shoemaker 
T.C. McCarthy
Eric James Stone  
Stephen Lawson
Freddy Costello and Michael Z. Williamson
Laird Barron
Nick Mamatas            
Brian Trent    
Erica L. Satifka          
Kevin Andrew Murphy         
Maurice Broaddus and Rodney Carlstrom    
David VonAllmen     
Deborah A. Wolf       
Nina Kiriki Hoffman 
Julie Frost                  
Weston Ochse
John Langan  

Baen, 9781982125967, 352pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2022



About the Author

Sean Patrick Hazlett is an Army veteran, speculative fiction writer and editor, and finance executive in the San Francisco Bay area. He holds an AB in history and BS in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. As a cavalry officer serving in the elite 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, he trained various Army and Marine Corps units for war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sean is a 2017 winner of the Writers of the Future Contest. More than forty of his short stories have appeared in publications such as The Year’s Best Military and Adventure SF, Year’s Best Hardcore Horror, TerraformGalaxy’s EdgeWriters of the FutureGrimdark MagazineVastarien, and Abyss & Apex, among others. He is an active member of the Horror Writers Association and Codex Writers’ Group. Hazlett’s award-winning short story “Adramelech” appeared in the Wall Street Journal best-selling anthology Writers of the Future: Volume 33.