Stephen Dedman is the author of the novels Foreign Bodies and The Art of Arrow Cutting. The latter was a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Horror Novel. His award-nominated short fiction has appeared in most major genre magazines, including The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Asimov's, and SF Age, as well as such highly regarded anthologies as Little Deaths, The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, Dreaming Down Under, and Centaurus. A collection of his short work, The Lady of Circumstances, was published in 1999. He lives in Perth, Australia.
When Mike Galloway, a regular sort of guy for San Francisco, 2014, descends into the nightmare world of poverty and joblessness, he finds he must face more than starvation and homelessness. He's...