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Samuel Peralta

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Samuel Peralta is a physicist and storyteller.

Known primarily for his short fiction, he is also a novelist, the author of "The Zoo at the End of the World", and the creator and series editor of the acclaimed "Future Chronicles" speculative anthologies, numbering a score of bestselling titles.

Peralta's writing has been spotlighted in Best American Poetry, selected for Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, and has won multiple awards, including from the BBC and the Palanca Memorial Foundation.

Apart from his publishing projects, he is heavily involved in the high-technology industry, and is an ardent supporter and producer of independent film.
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“The impact of a great short story happens days and often years later. Rather than have the author hand every answer on a silver platter, she buries it and allows your mind and your life experiences to handle the rest.”
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“What I found in the form is that shorter works inspire far more immersion than the time it takes to read them. The work is but a seed. Planted, the central element of the speculative fiction is left to grow. The impact of a great short story happens days and often years later. Rather than have the author hand every answer on a silver platter, she buries it and allows your mind and your life experiences to handle the rest.   There”
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“The hinges screech as it opens, jolting Anna and I apart.”
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Maureen Mullis Thank you for adding this fellow author into your circle of friends here on Goodreads. I hope you'll add my novels including the cozy mysteries (What Would Nancy Do?, Lethal Prescription), In the Company of Women, The Christmas to Remember and Finding Normal to your to-read list. I look forward to reading your book reviews and recommendations. Happy reading!


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Beth Hi Samuel,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author on Goodreads!


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