Sporty Spec: Games of the Fantastic views sports and games with a speculative twist, in prophesied futures, parallel presents, and imagined pasts. From tennis matches with Death to chess games with Oberon, from free throws with the Fairy Court to surfing with werewolves, every sport imaginable (and a few unimaginable) exist within this speculative city of games. 42 authors, veterans and rookies alike, have contributed flash fiction and poetry that will take you frompong with a dust mote at the beginning of the world to sailboarding through the stars at the universe's edge. Contributors include: Paul Abbamondi, Marge Simon, Robert Frazier, E. C. Myers, C. A. Gardner, James S. Dorr, Todd Wheeler, Deborah P Kolodji, Jude-Marie Green, Samantha Henderson, Roger Dutcher, Ruth Berman, Lawrence Schimel, Larry Hodges, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Rob Rosen, Andrew C. Ferguson, and 25 more. Sports & games covered: baseball, football, soccer, horseracing, figure skating, golf, cricket, Monopoly, bridge, and others.Romanko, Karen A. is the author of 'Sporty Spec', published 2007 under ISBN 9780615173610 and ISBN 0615173616.