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In this dreamlike short story filled with a quiet sense of wonder, a traveller wakes to find a miniature Singapore in her possession. Pocket Cities journeys through various places in a surreal exploration of what home means, away from one’s homeground.
Neon Yang is the author of the Tensorate series of novellas from Tor.Com Publishing (The Red Threads of Fortune, The Black Tides of Heaven, The Descent of Monsters and The Ascent to Godhood). Neon’s work has been shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards, and their debut novel The Genesis of Misery was published by Tor in 2022.
Neon has also written over two dozen works of short fiction in literary magazines such as Uncanny Magazine, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons. In previous incarnations, they have been a molecular biologist, a writer for animation, comics and games, a science communicator, and a journalist.
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