How Long ‘Til Black Future Month?

N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society in her first collection of short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories.


The Ones Who Stay and Fight

The City Born Great

Red Dirt witch


The Effluent Engine

Cloud Dragon Skies

The Trojan Girl


The Storyteller’s Replacement

The Brides of Heaven

The Evaluators

Walking Awake

The Elevator Dancer

Cuisine des Mémoires

Stone Hunger

On the Banks of the River Lex

The Narcomancer


Too Many Yesterdays, Not Enough Tomorrows

The You Train

Non-Zero Probabilities

Sinners, Saints, Dragons, and Haints, in the City Beneath the Still Waters