Symbol of a Nation
Editor: Fred Patten
Word Count: 82,457
Page Count: 254
Size: 5" x 8"
Cover Artist: Jennifer "Pac" Rodriguez
This title was the nominated for the 2017 Ursa Major Awards for "Best Anthropomorphic Other Literary Work", and was also nominated for the 2017 Coyotl Awards for "Best Anthology".
National animals, from fierce predators and raptors to peaceful herbivores and songbirds, mark great significance in the nations they represent, whether as an emblem of war and defense or a symbol of friendship and tourism.
But these mascots aren't restricted to just nations. Look at individual states and towns, political cartoons, and even cereal boxes. Animals have been long-since used as a representation of pride and respect all over the world, and the stories contained in Symbol of a Nation show that pride in full glory.
Whether it's the fennec of Algeria or the sable antelope of Zimbabwe, show your respect for the symbols of these nations.
Featuring the following stories:
“Didus ineptus Linnaeus” by Roz Gibson
“A Poor Uncle’s Apprentice” by BanWynn Oakshadow
“Remembering the Forgotten” by H. J. Pang
“The Moon Like an Unhatched Egg” by Mary E. Lowd (2017 Ursa Major Award-nominated story)
“Crossroads the Namib” by Jako Malan (2017 Leo Award-winning story)
“Sdani White Wings” by Jennifer Sowle
“The Scent of Lantana” by Frances Pauli
“Huitaca” by Televassi
“To the Kingdom They Come” by H. J. Pang
“Bread and Butter” by Allison Thai
“The Lion of the Low Countries” by Alice “Huskyteer” Dryden (2017 Leo Award-winning story)
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