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Link, Kelly

Overview
Works: 102 works in 280 publications in 7 languages and 12,261 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fantasy fiction  Horror fiction  Fiction  Science fiction  Young adult works  Steampunk fiction  Ghost stories  Juvenile works  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3612.I553, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kelly Link
Steampunk! : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories by Kelly; Grant, Gavin J Link( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fourteen fantasy stories by well-known authors, set in the age of steam engines and featuring automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never existed
Get in trouble : stories by Kelly Link( Book )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories features tales of a young girl who plays caretaker to mysterious guests at the cottage behind her house and a former teen idol who becomes involved in a bizarre reality show
Pretty monsters : stories by Kelly Link( Book )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine short stories for young adults
Magic for beginners by Kelly Link( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All-new collection of magical stories from slapstick comedy to Gothic horror
The year's best fantasy & horror. twenty-first annual collection by Ellen (EDT)/ Link, Kelly/ Grant, Gavin Datlow( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects fantasy, horror, fairy tales, and gothic stories chosen from the past year, including works by Ursula K. LeGuin, Neil Gaiman, and Bill Lewis
Monstrous affections : an anthology of beastly tales by Kelly Link( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of stories explores the intersection of fear and romance, ambition and sacrifice, loneliness and rage, love requited and avenged, and the boundless potential for connection, even across extreme borders
The best American short stories, 2005 by Michael Chabon( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In "Until Gwen," Dennis Lehane offers a narrative experiment and a haunting picture of a father and son. Tom Perrotta's "The Smile on Happy Chang's Face" explores a Little League umpire's attempt to cope with his biggest personal regret and the inability to make a decisive call on the field. Thomas McGuane's "Old Friends" examines the intersection of shared history and obligation, while Joyce Carol Oates meditates on the inescapable bonds of family in "Cousins." In "Stone Animals," Kelly Link takes a chilling look at a family spiraling beyond control in the surreal landscape of their new home. By turns humorous, poignant, and profound, the stories of 2005 add up to an eclectic installment of this anthology."--Jacket
An Introduction to A wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin : audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ursula K. Le Guin's A Wizard of Earthsea (1968) is arguably the most widely admired American fantasy novel of the past fifty years. The book's elegant diction, geographical sweep, and mounting suspense are quite irresistible. Earthsea, composed of an archipelago of many islands, is a land of the imagination, like Oz, Faerie, or the dream-like realm of our unconscious. Earthsea may not be a "real" world but it is one that our souls recognize as meaningful and "true." Actions there possess an epic grandeur, a mythic resonance that we associate with romance and fairy tale. Songs, poems, runes, spells --- words matter a great deal in Earthsea, especially those in the "Old Speech" now spoken only by dragons and wizards. To work a spell one must know an object or person's "true name," which is nothing less than that object or person's fundamental essence. In Earthsea, to know a person's true name is to gain power over him or her. "A mage," we are told, "can control only what is near him, what he can name exactly and wholly." Understanding the nature of things, not possessing power over them, is the ultimate goal of magic. Indeed, the greatest wizards do all they can to avoid using their skill. They recognize that the cosmos relies on equilibrium, appropriateness, and "balance"--The very name Earthsea suggests such balance --- and that every action bears consequences. To perform magic, then, is to take on a heavy responsibility: One literally disturbs the balance of the universe. The young Ged is born, a fated seventh son, on the island of Gont and, by accident, discovers that he possesses an innate talent for magic. Even as an untrained boy he is able to use his nascent powers to save his town from marauders. Soon, though, he goes to study with gentle Ogion the Silent, whom he foolishly fails to appreciate. Sent to complete his studies at the Archmage's school for wizards on the island of Roke, Ged grows increasingly proud, over-confident, and competitive. To display his much-vaunted skills, he rashly attempts a dangerous spell --- with dire consequences for Earthsea and himself. Hoping to repair the damage he has caused, the chastened Ged embarks on a series of journeys around Earthsea --- and eventually beyond the known world
Stranger things happen by Kelly Link( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects eleven short stories incorporating ghosts, aliens, and the living dead, including the stories "Survivor's Ball, or, The Donner Party" and "Louise's Ghost."
Pretty monsters : stories by Kelly Link( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these nine stories, blending humor, the supernatural, and teen angst, bizarre and wonderful things occur
The O. Henry prize stories 2013 by Edith Pearlman( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls' school. Also included are the editor's introduction, essays from the jurors (Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, and Jim Shepard) on their favorite stories, observations from the winners on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines."--Publisher's description
The people in the castle : selected strange stories by Joan Delano Aiken( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is the whisper in the night, the creak upstairs, that half-remembered ghost story that won't let you sleep, the sound that raises gooseflesh, the wish you'd checked the lock on the door before it got really, really dark"--
Get in trouble : stories by Kelly Link( Recording )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories
The year's best fantasy and horror 2007( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects fantasy, horror, fairy tales, and gothic stories chosen from the past year, including works by Ursula K. LeGuin, Neil Gaiman, and Bill Lewis
The year's best science fiction & fantasy by Rich Horton( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of short fiction for the year 2010 featuring the work of such authors as Elizabeth Bear, Peter Watts, Rachel Swirsky, Steve Gould, and Jay Lake
Steampunk! : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories by Kelly Link( Recording )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fourteen fantasy stories by well-known authors, set in the age of steam engines and featuring automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never existed
The best of Lady Churchill's rosebud wristlet( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays, fiction and poetry
Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories by Audrey Niffenegger( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is edited, introduced and illustrated by Audrey Niffenegger. Haunted houses, spectral chills, and of course, the odd cat ... In this volume, Audrey Niffenegger, bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife, has brought together her selection of the very creepiest, weirdest and wittiest ghost stories around. Scare yourself senseless with old favourites by Edgar Allan Poe and M R James. Entertain the unnerving with tales from Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link and Audrey Niffenegger herself. And as bedtime nears, allay your fears with funny new writing from Amy Giacalone and the classic wit of Saki. When the nights draw in and the fire burns low, enjoy the eeriness, the dread and the comedy of all things ghostly
The best science fiction and fantasy of the year by Jonathan Strahan( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the lastest science fiction and fantasy short stories from such authors as Neil Gaiman, Nalo Hopkinson, K.J. Parker, Peter S. Bagle, and Jeffrey Ford
Monstrous affections : an anthology of beastly tales by Gavin J Grant( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of stories explores the intersection of fear and romance, ambition and sacrifice, loneliness and rage, love requited and avenged, and the boundless potential for connection, even across extreme borders
 
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Steampunk! : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories
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Pretty monsters : storiesMagic for beginnersThe year's best fantasy & horror. twenty-first annual collectionThe best American short stories, 2005Stranger things happenThe year's best fantasy and horror 2007The year's best science fiction & fantasySteampunk! : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange storiesThe best of Lady Churchill's rosebud wristlet
Alternative Names
Kelly Link Amerikaans schrijfster

Kelly Link écrivaine américaine

Kelly Link escritora estadounidense

Kelly Link US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Kelly Link yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Kelly Linková

Келлі Лінк

Линк, Келли

לינק, קלי 1969-

קלי לינק

קלי לינק סופרת אמריקאית

링크, 켈리 1969-

켈리 링크

ケリー・リンク

リンク, ケリー

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