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Cross Plains Universe: Texans Celebrate Robert E. Howard

Cupp, Scott A., & Lansdale, Joe R. (editors).

Cross Plains Universe: Texans Celebrate Robert E. Howard by Cupp, Scott A., & Lansdale, Joe R. (editors).
Format: Softcover, 295 pages
Publisher: MonkeyBrain Books, November, 2006
ISBN: 1932265228
$42.00 (Includes Shipping to Canada or the U.S.)


This year marks the centenary of the birth of pioneeering Texan pulp writer Robert E. Howard, and in celebration of the event Scott Cupp and Joe R. Lansdale have assembled a collection of original stories by Texas writers inspired by Howard, written in his style, or featuring Howard or his creations as characters.
Cross Plains Universe: Texans Celebrate Robert E. Howard is a co-publication of MonkeyBrain Books and the Fandom Association of Central Texas with the cooperation of Paradox Entertainment, and will be a limited-edition anthology. Each attendee of the 2006 World Fantasy Convention, hosted this year by FACT, will be presented a copy, but at this time there are no plans to make copies commercially available, and no plans for a trade edition.

Dean Andersson – Slim and Swede and the Damned Dead Horse
Neal Barrett, Jr. – The Heart
Jayme Blaschke – Prince Koindrindra Escapes
Lillian Stewart Carl – The Diamonds of Golconda
Bill Crider and Charlotte Laughlin – The Heart of Ahriman
Scott Cupp – One Fang
Brad Denton – The King Comes to Texas
Mark Finn – A Whim of Circumstance
Melissa Mia Hall – The Sea of Grass on the Day of Wings”
Rick Klaw and Paul Miles – A Penny a Word
Ardath Mayhar – The Pillar in the Mist
Michael Moorcock – The Roaming Forest
Chris Nakashima–Brown – The Bunker of the Tikriti
Lawrence Person – The Toughest Jew in the West
James Reasoner – Wolves of the Mountain
Jessica Reisman – Two Hearts in Zamora
Carrie Richerson – The Warrior and the King
Chris Roberson – The Jewel of Leystall
Howard Waldrop – Thin, On the Ground
Livia Washburn – Boomtown Bandits
Gene Wolfe – Six From Atlantis
cover illustration by Gary Gianni.