NESFA Press

Publisher info

NESFA Press is the publishing pseudopod of the New England Science Fiction Association, Inc.(http://nesfa.org).

We primarily produce three types of books:

Books honoring the guest(s) of honor at our annual convention, Boskone, and at some Worldcons and other conventions.
Books in the NESFA's Choice series, which bring back into print the works of deserving classic SF writers such as Roger Zelazny, Cordwainer Smith, Zenna Henderson, Poul Anderson, C. M. Kornbluth, and James Schmitz.
Reference books of science fiction and science fiction fandom.

Where to find NESFA Press online

Living in the Future
Price: $9.92 USD. Words: 251,190. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2024 by NESFA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
Living in the Future is a collection of articles from SF Grandmaster Robert Silverberg, containing his observations on Science Fiction, what it’s like to be living in the future, and a fantastic profusion of other topics of interest to him over his long and successful writing career.
Here Comes Civilization
Price: $9.93 USD. Words: 266,250. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2024 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Here Comes Civilization contains the novel Of Men and Monsters and all of the short science fiction that was not included in the companion to this volume, Immodest Proposals. Also, such classic stories as "Bernie the Faust," "The Malted Milk Monster," and "The Discovery of Morniel Mathaway." Also included are several stories that have not been reprinted since their initial magazine publications.
The Road to Amber
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 197,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is volume 6 of the Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny and covers the final five years of Zelazny's career in the early 1990s,
Nine Black Doves
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 200,190. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is volume 5 of the Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny and contains Zelazny's short works from the 1980s.
Last Exit to Babylon
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 197,010. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is volume 4 of The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny and contains Zelazny's short works from the late 1970s and early 1980s.
This Mortal Mountain
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 188,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is volume 3 of The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny and contains Zelazny's short works from the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Power & Light
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 199,180. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is volume 2 of the Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny and covers the mid-1960s, Zelazny's most prolific period.
Threshold
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 1: The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny contains all of Zelazny's short works from his early years through the mid-1960s.
The Immortal Storm
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 131,240. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A riveting history of the larger-than-life personalities and events of early Science Fiction fandom including the imbroglio of the first Worldcon.
Question and Answer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 262,760. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Question and Answer: The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson (volume 7) continues the series of the best of his fantasy and science fiction stories published over his writing career of 50 years. It contains six short novels, two novellas, and four short stories. “
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 303,590. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This book is the first volume of a two-book project that will bring back into print all of the science fiction and fantasy of William Tenn. This first volume, Immodest Proposals, contains the majority of William Tenn's short science fiction. It includes such classic stories as "Child's Play," "Time in Advance," "Down Among the Dead Men," and "On Venus, Have We Got a Rabbi."
From These Ashes
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 327,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2023 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
From These Ashes contains the complete short fantasy and science fiction of Fredric Brown except for two stories, "Gateway to Darkness," and "Gateway to Glory" which were rewritten to be parts of Rogue in Space.
Martians and Madness
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 327,770. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2022 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Science Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Martians and Madness contains the complete science fiction and fantasy novels of Fredric Brown as well as, "Gateway to Darkness," and "Gateway to Glory" which were rewritten to be parts of Rogue in Space. It is a companion volume to From These Ashes, the complete short SF of Fredric Brown.
The Involuntary Human
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 177,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2022 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
David Gerrold has produced a huge and varied body of work over the years. From Heinlein pastiche, to YA adventures, Star Trek canon, and intricate puzzle stories, David is always witty and always interesting.
A Bicycle Built for Brew
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 230,050. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Bicycle Built for Brew: The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson (volume 6) continues the series of presenting the best of his fantasy and science fiction stories published over a writing career of 50 years. It includes 5 short novels and 3 novellas.
Admiralty
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 248,790. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Admiralty: The Collected Short Works of Poul Anderson (volume 4) continues the series of presenting the best of his fantasy and science fiction stories published over a writing career of 50 years.
The Saturn Game
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 249,670. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Saturn Game includes three of Anderson's Hugo and Nebula award-winning stories, "The Saturn Game", "No Truce with Kings", and "Hunter's Moon".
Door to Anywhere
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 249,440. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Door to Anywhere is the fifth of a multivolume compendium of Poul Anderson's best works from a writing career that spans over 50 years. This volume contains stories about Manse Everard and Wanda Tamberly, Dominic Flandry, the Hokas, Nicholas van Rijn, and Stephen Matuchek and Virginia Graylock.
The Queen of Air and Darkness: Volume 2 of the Short Fiction of Poul Anderson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 241,930. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A collection of nineteen works includes fiction, verse, and essays and features the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning title story and "On Imaginary Science," an essay on science fiction.
Making Conversation
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
Making Conversation is 59 essays about time, space, genre, editing, gardening, saints, libraries, food, democracy, drink, insanity, fear, hamsters, chaos, moderation, palimpsests, fanfic, clichés, books, slush, spelling, scams, sleep, fantasy, policing, infundibula, trolls, writing, knitting, fandom, habaneros, exposition, management, Selectrics, Brooklyn, literary agents, pygmy mammoths.
The Halcyon Fairy Book
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 110,370. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Halcyon Fairy Book is a delightful collection of wry and insightful comments on traditional fairy tales, originally presented in her blog, along with her first collection of fairy-tale inspired original work, Toad Words.
A Lit Fuse: The Provocative Life of Harlan Ellison
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 171,590. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2021 by NESFA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An unguarded, uncensored, unquiet tour of the life of Harlan Ellison. Second e-book edition with expanded material.
On the Road with Gardner Dozois
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 133,070. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2020 by NESFA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
On the Road with Gardner Dozois: Travel Narratives 1995–2000 offers an inside look at the life and experiences of one of the most important science fiction editors of our time. Gardner Dozois shares his insights and observations of science fiction, fannish tourist travel, and worldclass conventions in this special selection of trip reports when the genre was on the cusp of change.
Making Book
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 49,000. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2020 by NESFA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Making Book is an astonishing collection of essays by Teresa Nielsen Hayden.
Believing: The Other Stories of Zenna Henderson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 187,210. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2020 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story collection range from comforting to unnerving. Fans of The People stories will recognize the same underlying belief in the goodness of people and other beings as they struggle for a chance at a better future. These stories have a common theme — belief.
Ingathering: The Complete People Stories
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 247,790. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2020 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of all of "The People" stories written by Zenna Henderson.
The Grimm Future
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
Blending fresh new science fiction with a futuristic dash of magic, The Grimm Future is a unique anthology of reimagined Grimm fairy tales from some of today's most exciting authors—along with the original stories that inspired them. The Grimm Future examines our humanity and what that term might come to mean through the eyes of future generations. Discover how these timeless stories might evolve.
Conspiracy!
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Conspiracy! is an anthology of science fictional short stories about conspiracies.
Call Me Joe: Volume 1 of the Short Fiction of Poul Anderson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 256,550. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Volume 1 of the Collected Works of Poul Anderson. This is a collection of the best short science fiction of Poul Anderson.