Sunday, August 9, 2015

Release Announcement: Far Orbit Apogee


Alpena, MI (August 6, 2014) – World Weaver Press (Eileen Wiedbrauk, Editor-in-Chief) has announced Far Orbit Apogee, volume two of the Far Orbit Anthology Series, edited by Bascomb James, will be available in trade paperback and ebook Tuesday, October 13, 2015.

Praise for Far Orbit:

“Successfully captures the kinds of stories that were the gateway drugs for many of us who have been reading science fiction for a long time. Well done!”
— Tangent

“Daring adventure, protagonists who think on their feet, and out of this world excitement! Welcome to Far Orbit, a fine collection of stories in the best SF tradition. Strap in and enjoy!”
— Julie E. Czerneda, author of Species Imperative

“Spectacular. One anthology no sci-fi library should be without!” 
— Night Owl Reviews (Five Stars)
“Put aside all of your preconceived notions of what ‘sci-fi’ is—whether you think you love it or hate, it doesn’t matter—pick up this book and get to reading!”
— Good Choice Reading
“Need a quick fix of good old-fashioned science fiction? Far Orbit is it!”
— Sporadic Reviews
Looking for science fiction stories like they used to write? Far Orbit Apogee takes all of the fun-to-read adventure, ingenuity, and heroism of mid-century pulp fiction and shapes it for a new generation of readers. Follow the adventures of heroic scientists, lunar detectives, space dragons, robots, interstellar pirates, gun slingers, and other memorable characters as they wrestle with adversity beyond the borders of our small blue marble. Fun, engaging, pithy, and piquant, we’ve got it all.
Featuring stories from Jennifer Campbell-HicksDave CreekEric Del CarloDominic DulleyNestor DelfinoMilo James FowlerJulie FrostSam S. KepfieldKeven R. PittsingerWendy SparrowAnna SalonenJames Van Pelt, and Jay Werkheiser.
Far Orbit Apogee will be available in trade paperback and ebook via,,,, and other online retailers, and for wholesale through Ingram.
Bascomb James is a clinical virologist, author, and editor who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His daytime persona has authored or edited four scientific textbooks and more than 60 scientific articles and chapters. His nighttime persona is an author, editor, and science fiction fan. Bascomb is the anthologist and editor of the Far Orbit anthologies published by World Weaver Press. The first Far Orbit volume, Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures was published in 2014 and has garnered many outstanding reviews. A science-fiction fan since childhood, Bascomb credits his interest in science, engineering, and invention to the science fiction stories he read as a child. Bascomb blogs about writing, editing, storytelling, and life in a Northern state (Up North Stories) at He also tweets occasionally @BascombJ.
World Weaver Press is an independently owned publisher of fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction. We believe in great storytelling.

Publication Date: October 13, 2015 • Science Fiction / Space Opera Anthology



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