Dean Francis Alfar

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The Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2005-2010
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,940. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Horsemen of the Apocalypse are all born to a Filipino family; a young boy discovers how his brother turns into a superhero locked in an eternal struggle; a company makes a fortune selling diseases. This anthology is a collection of what the editors consider thirty of the best stories from the first five volumes of Philippine Speculative Fiction, published from 2005 to 2010.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Darna encashes a check at the bank; a god trapped in a statue wakes up to the scent of his spectator; humans are homogenized to idealize the species. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 4
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A comic book fan gets his wish; A woman’s quest for the perfect man; Diseases sold over the Internet. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. "Volume 4 of the series is, in my humble opinion, the best yet in the series." —World Fantasy Award-winning author Jeffrey Ford.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A diet drug gone wrong; A boy born with winged feet; A murder mystery set in a refrigerator. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Marrying an aswang and fishing for mermaids; Redeeming a demon in a church; A girl drawn to a haunted river; Hunting giant Wyrms with a gunsaddle. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. 1 is the first of several anthologies that feature magic realism next to sci-fi; traditional fantasy beside slipstream; imaginary worlds mingling with alternate history—proving that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
How to Traverse Terra Incognita
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
How to Traverse Terra Incognita is Dean Francis Alfar's second collection of short fiction. An advocate of the literature of the imagination, he is the publisher of the Philippine Speculative Fiction anthologies, an annual showcasing of Filipino fictionists that he began in 2005.
The Kite of Stars and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Blindfolded courier pigeons, the AsiaPac community station in geosynch orbit around the moon, stars in many forms; and always, riddles. For those who like their stories rich, their wit dry and their history served with a twist, this gorgeous collection from a cynical romantic deserves a global readership.” — Anna Tambour, author of Spotted Lily and Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales

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