WELCOME TO BORDERTOWN: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands
edited by Holly Black & Ellen Kushner
with an introduction by series creator Terri Windling
Now in a new SPECIAL EDITION from Brilliance Audio, featuring:
- Original music throughout by Drew Miller of Boiled in Lead (one of the bands that inspired the original series), created just for this audiobook
- Neil Gaiman reading his poem "The Song of the Song"
- Holly Black reading her own Introduction
- Ellen Kushner reading all the other poems (including Jane Yolen's "Soulja Grrrrl: a Long Line Rap" - with beats laid down by Drew!), all scored with music by Drew Miller with singer Kari Tauring and violinist David Stenshoel
- Steven Brust singing lead vocals on a fully-produced track for his "Run Back Across the Border," backed by Drew Miller and Felonious Bosch
- Author Amal El-Mohtar's own setting of her poem "Stairs in her Hair," sung by her sister Dounya
Hear everything that made the original audiobook of WELCOME TO BORDERTOWN a 2012 Audie Award Finalist for Best Short Story Collection: stories read by the amazing team of MacLeod Andrews and Cassandra Campbell - plus a host of exciting extras!BUY THE SPECIAL EDITION AUDIOBOOK
The original audiobook (without the original music or Neil Gaiman reading) is also available as:
- a full CD set from AudioBookStand or Amazon
- an MP3 set from Amazon or AudioBookStand
- a download from Amazon or Audible.com
- a Library Edition from Brilliance Audio
Drew Miller is the founder of pioneering punk-folk group Boiled In Lead and runs the Omnium Records label. He also plays music with Kari Tauring and was the bassist with Felonious Bosch. He lives in Minneapolis a few blocks from the mighty Mississippi.
The Fully Produced music track of Steven Brust's "Run Back Across the Border" features:
Steven Brust: Lead vocals
with Felonious Bosch:
Renée Bracchi: drum kitDrew Miller: soundtrack producer.
Steve Clarke: baritone sax
Drew Miller: bass
Scott Nieman: cittern
David Stenshoel: violin
Katy Thomasberg: backing vocals
On "Cruel Sister" David Stenshoel: violin
On "Night Song" Kari Tauring: vocals.
Free Podcasts of some of the stories from the book are also available online:
"Shannon's Law" by Cory Doctorow: from Podcast--Escape Pod, Episode #291, read by Mur Lafferty
"The Rowan Gentleman" by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare, from PodCastle #204, read by Kara Grace
"Ours Is The Prettiest" by Nalo Hopkinson, from PodCastle #215, read by the author, Nalo Hopkinson