The Way Wind

~ A Short Story by Andre Norton


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Synopsis ~

The Village of I’Estal is visited by Meg the Herbwife whom some say is a witch and some say is just a young girl heading west along the Way. She has come with the Winds to sell her wares at the village market. Touching many of the villagers each in their own different way.

 

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Bibliography of English Editions ~

  • Sisters in Fantasy Vol. 1 (1995) Edited by Susan Shwartz & Martin H. Greenberg, Published by Roc, PB, 0-451-45292-5, $4.99, 336pg ~ cover by Mel Odom

 Write-up from the back of the paperback ~

Sisters in Fantasy gathers together fifteen all-original and thought provoking stories by some of the most highly regarded women writing fiction today. From curses confronted and paths not followed to women gifted with magic as ancient as the earth itself, these powerful tales provide insight into sacrifices made and obstacles overcome by those with courage enough to welcome the consequences of their own actions.

Contents
    ix • The Women Whose Work We See - An Opossum's-Eye View of Fantasy • essay by Susan Shwartz
    1 • Women's Stories • (1995) • poem by Jane Yolen
    3 • Hallah's Choice • (1995) • novelette by Jo Clayton
    34 • Wayfinder • (1994) • novelette by Janny Wurts
    67 • The Way Wind • novelette by Andre Norton
    105 • Healer • shortstory by Josepha Sherman
    117 • No Refunds • (1994) • shortstory by Phyllis Eisenstein
    137 • Firstborn, Seaborn • shortfiction by Sheila Finch
    151 • A Game of Cards • (1994) • shortstory by Lisa Goldstein
    168 • Courting Rites • shortstory by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    183 • Felixity • shortfiction by Tanith Lee
    207 • Horse of Her Dreams • shortfiction by Elizabeth Moon
    228 • Unto the Daughters • shortstory by Nancy Kress
    239 • Babbitt's Daughter • shortfiction by Phyllis Ann Karr
    264 • Remedia Amoris • shortfiction by Judith Tarr
    287 • The Bargain • shortfiction by Katharine Kerr 

 

  • Witches: Wicked, Wild & Wonderful (2012) Edited by Paula Guran, Published by Prime Books, TP, 1-607-01294-8, $15.95, 384pg ~ cover by Blitznetsov

Contents
    The Cold Blacksmith • (2006) • shortstory by Elizabeth Bear
    The Ground Whereon She Stands • (2011) • shortfiction by Leah Bobet
    The Witch's Headstone • [Bod Owens] • (2007) • novelette by Neil Gaiman
    Lessons with Miss Gray • (2006) • novelette by Theodora Goss
    The Only Way to Fly • (1995) • shortstory by Nancy Holder
    Basement Magic • (2003) • novelette by Ellen Klages
    Nightside • [Diana Tregarde] • (1989) • shortstory by Mercedes Lackey
    April in Paris • (1962) • shortstory by Ursula K. Le Guin
    The Goosle • (2008) • shortstory by Margo Lanagan
    Mirage and Magia • (1982) • shortstory by Tanith Lee
    Poor Little Saturday • (1956) • shortstory by Madeleine L'Engle
    Catskin • (2003) • shortstory by Kelly Link
    Bloodlines • (2010) • shortfiction by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
    The Way Wind • (1995) • novelette by Andre Norton
    Skin Deep • (2008) • novelette by Richard Parks
    Ill Met in Ulthar • shortfiction by Tim Pratt [as by T. A. Pratt ]
    Marlboros & Magic • shortfiction by Linda Robertson
    Walpurgis Afternoon • (2005) • novelette by Delia Sherman
    The World Is Cruel, My Daughter • (2011) • shortstory by Cory Skerry
    The Robbery • (1995) • shortstory by Cynthia Ward
    Afterward • (1999) • shortstory by Don Webb
    Magic Carpets • (1995) • shortstory by Leslie What
    Boris Chernevsky's Hands • (1982) • shortstory by Jane Yolen

 

 

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