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Toasted Cake 200! In which we can write our own ticket.

Even with all the lights on, my room is dim. In the sunset of my life, I live in a perpetual, hazy twilight.

This story first appeared in the Stanford Anthology for Youth. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, Ken Liu is the author of The Dandelion Dynasty, a silkpunk epic fantasy series (The Grace of Kings (2015), The Wall of Storms (2016), and a forthcoming third volume) and The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories (2016), a collection. He also wrote the Star Wars novel, The Legends of Luke Skywalker (2017).



Toasted Cake 186! In which we are willing to assemble thingamajigs.

Last night, while perusing cat pictures posted on Facebook by my sister-in-law, I saw your birth announcement from Mr. Zuckerberg, followed seventeen seconds later by your own declaration of independence and ultimatum to the people of Earth.

This story first appeared in Unidentified Funny Objects 6, edited by Alex Shvartsman.

A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, Ken is the author of The Dandelion Dynasty, a silkpunk epic fantasy series that includes The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms, and the collection The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories. He also wrote the Star Wars novel, The Legends of Luke Skywalker. Find him at kenliu.name.



Toasted Cake 113! In which we methylate. 

On the jumbo-sized TV hanging over the bar, they're showing the Red Sox-Yankees game.

(First appeared right here in Nature.)

Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. His fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. He has won a Nebula, a Hugo, a World Fantasy Award, and a Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award, and been nominated for the Sturgeon and the Locus Awards. He lives with his family near Boston, Mass. 



Toasted Cake 54! In which the Moon loves the Earth too much. 

(AND! In which we kick off the 2013 year of Toasted Cake!)

"When I was little," Dad says, softly chuckling, "the Moon was so small I thought I could put it in my pocket, like a coin." 

(First published right here at the ever-awesome Daily SF, Nov 1st, 2012) 

Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. His fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. He has won a Nebula, a Hugo, a World Fantasy Award, and a Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award, and been nominated for the Sturgeon and the Locus Awards. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

Toasted Cake 28! In which we consider retirement.

Welcome, welcome!  I hope the Hylonomus eggs at breakfast were satisfactory? 

This story first appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine.

Ken Liu is a writer and translator of speculative fiction. His stories have appeared in F&SF, Asimov's, Clarkesworld, and Lightspeed, among other places. He lives and works near Boston.

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