by Bryan Thomas Schmidt, Editor
Digital Press Kit
29 Authors Contribute to Story Collection for COVID-19 Relief
Four different publishing houses have combined their efforts to produce a speculative ction anthology of stories for the benet of COVID- 19 relief. The stories and cover art were donated by their creators to the cause, and 95% of all prots from Surviving Tomorrow will go directly toward medical relief. The anthology features 29 stories, including stories from New York Times Bestsellers Neil Gaiman, Seanan McGuire and Cory Doctorow.
Aeristic Press, 25 & Y, Valeron and Boralis Publishing have coordinated on production of this charity anthology to assist struggling communities; through front line test kits or donations to DirectRelief, Global Giving or ModestNeeds.org.
“The idea was to create a collection of stories about survivors that would help them escape from the fear and stress of the present crisis and thinkaboutthepossibilitiesfortomorrow,”saidBryanThomasSchmidt,Co-ManagingEditorforAerisiticPressandHugo-nominatededitor for 15 different anthologies. “When the pandemic happened, my mind immediately started thinking about what I might do to help.”
This is an excellent way for avid or casual readers to contribute to COVID-19 relief. For those who want to contribute more to the effort, a gold-embossed, faux leather special edition is available, with eBooks already available in a prerelease edition and print copies shipping in August and September. As all print copies are bundled with a free eBook, all readers will have access to the stories at the same time.
For information on Surviving Tomorrow, please visit our website or contact us
Bryan Thomas Schmidt is the Hugo-nominated and national bestselling editor of 15 anthologies and numerous novels including the worldwide bestseller The Martian by Andy Weir and books by Frank Herbert, Alan Dean Foster, and Angie Fox, among others. His books have been published by St. Martin’s Press, Baen Books, Titan Books, IDW, and many more. A national bestselling author of novels and short ction, his novel series include The Saga of Davi Rhii and The John Simon Thrillers. His debut novel, The Worker Prince, received Honorable Mention on Barnes and Noble’s Year’s Best Science Fiction of 2011. He lives in Ottawa, KS where he has been social distancing with his two dogs and two mischievous felines. He can be found online at www.bryanthomasschmidt.net and as BryanThomasS on Twitter and Facebook.
Neil Gaiman, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Robert Silverberg, Seanan McGuire, Jonathan Maberry, Scott Sigler, Alan Dean Foster, A.C. Crispin, Cory Doctorow, Jody Lynn Nye, Orson Scott Card, Andrew Mayne, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and John Skipp.
Claire Ashgrove, Roshni “Rush” Bhatia, Livia Blackburne, Beth Cato, Brenda Cooper, Raymund Eich, Tori Eldridge, Julie Frost, C. Stuart Hardwick, J. Kent Holloway, K.D. McEntire, Kathleen O’Malley, Brian Thomas Schmidt Ken Scholes, Martin L. Shoemaker, Peter J. Wacks, Jay Werkheiser, and Mercedes M. Yardley
For detailed author and editor bios, please visit the Surviving Tomorrow website.
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