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Six Months, Three Days

Charlie Jane Anders

2012 Hugo Award winner
2012 Nebula Award nominee
2012 Theodore Sturgeon Award nominee

In this bittersweet, comedic tale of clashing worldviews, Six Months, Three Days, examines the brief, unlikely relationship of two clairvoyants hurtling toward their foretold breakup. Can two people who are always right somehow prove each other wrong?

$6.95

Six Months, Three Days

by Charlie Jane Anders

ISBN: 9781616960551

Published: November 2015

Available Format(s): Chapbook, limited edition of 300 copies

Six Months, Three Days was printed in a limited 300-copy chapbook edition in conjunction with the celebration of Tachyon’s 20th anniversary.

In this bittersweet, comedic tale of clashing worldviews, Six Months, Three Days, examines the brief, unlikely relationship of two clairvoyants. Though Doug and Judy both know exactly how their romance will play out,  Judy’s outlook is optimistic and Doug’s perspective is fatalistic. Hurtling toward their foretold breakup, Doug and Judy must each determine how immutable the truth really is – except when it isn’t. Can two people who are always right somehow prove each other wrong?

Praise for Six Months, Three Days

“[Y]ou all must read this story. . . Charlie Jane Anders did what she needed to with the story, but I was hooked and wanted more.”
Adventures in Reading

“The philosophical contrast and science fictional premise provide an intriguing philosophical flavor to the human romance; the two work exquisitely in synchrony.”
—Rachel Swirsky, author of the collection How the World Became Quiet and Myths of the Past, Present, and Future

 “A very cool science fiction romantic story that won the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for both the Nebula and Sturgeon awards as well!”
Best Science Fiction Stories.com

 

Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky, a novel coming in early 2016 from Tor Books. She is the editor-in-chief of io9.com and the organizer of the Writers With Drinks reading series. Her stories have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Tor.com, Lightspeed, Tin House, ZYZZYVA, and several anthologies. Her novelette “Six Months, Three Days” won a 2012 Hugo Award.

Praise for Charlie Jane Anders

“Excruciatingly funny and captivating . . . . [Charlie Anders] has a knack for sharp, dizzy, laugh-out-loud dialogue.”
Frontiers Newsmagazine

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“A coming-of-age tale with universal resonance that also manages to expand our understanding of the word “universal.”
NY Press

“A groundbreaking and unflinching tale of teenage transsexualism.”
Kirkus Reviews

“A journey almost anyone can relate to.”
The San Francisco Chronicle

Choir Boy may well be the first trans novel with Christian-youth crossover potential.”
Bitch Magazine

Visit the Charlie Jane Anders website.