Anthologies Edited

These are the anthologies edited I’ve edited. Click on the cover or title to view a more detailed page about each one. Upcoming anthologies are listed below.

Little Green Men - Attack! - edited by Robin Wayne Bailey and Bryan Thomas SchmidtLittle Green Men—Attack!
Edited by Robin Wayne Bailey and Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Baen Books
March 2017

Stories by Robin Wayne Bailey, K.C. Ball, Beth Cato, Dantzel Cherry, Esther M. Friesner, James Gunn, Seanan McGuire, Elizabeth Moon, Jody Lynn Nye, Mike Resnick, Selina Rosen, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Bryan Thomas Schmidt, Ken Scholes, Martin L. Shoemaker, Alex Shvartsman, Steven H. Silver, Robert Silverberg, Allen M. Steele, Josh Vogt, and Peter J. Wacks. Read more…
Galactic Games - edited by Bryan Thomas SchmidtGalactic Games
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Baen Books
June 2016

Galactic Games is a collection of sport stories…timed to coincide with the Rio Olympics…[one of the best] comes from Esther Friesner, in her wickedly funny tale of what happens when a representative of a very warlike species wants to be a cheerleader, ”Pompons and Circumstance”.
—Rich Horton, Locus Magazine

Stories by Anthony R. Cardno, Beth Cato, Larry Correia, David Farland, Esther M. Friesner, Randall Garrett, Jack C. Haldeman II, Mercedes Lackey, Louise Marley, George R. R. Martin, Todd McCaffrey, Seanan McGuire, Robert Reed, Mike Resnick, Gray Rinehart, Lezli Robyn, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Robert Silverberg, Dean Wesley Smith, Brad R. Torgersen, and Gene Wolfe. Read more…
Decision Points edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt - front cover from WordFire PressDecision Points
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
WordFire Press
April 2016

“A strong, well-written, fascinating selection–this was the most solid-in-quality anthology I’ve ever read!”
—Tamora Pierce, NYT bestselling author of The Song of The Lioness and Circle of Magic

Stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Lou Antonelli, Jennifer Brozek, Lois McMaster Bujold, Orson Scott Card, Beth Cato, Kate Corcino, Cory Doctorow, Steven Gould, Alethea Kontis, Jonathan Maberry, K. D. McEntire, Rebecca Moesta, E. C. Myers, Jody Lynn Nye, Nnedi Okorafor, Mike Resnick, Robert Silverberg, Robert J. Sawyer, and Bryan Thomas Schmidt. Read more…
Mission: Tomorrow edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt - front cover from Baen BooksMission: Tomorrow
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Baen Books
November 2015

“These 19 often satirical, sometimes hopeful stories depict a variety of near futures…Editor Schmidt adds Grandmasters to a mix of newer and established names and balances the tragic with the humorous.”
Publisher’s Weekly

Stories by Robin Wayne Bailey, Ben Bova, Michael Capobianco, Curtis C. Chen, Jaleta Clegg, Brenda Cooper, Michael F. Flynn, James Gunn, Sarah A. Hoyt, David D. Levine, Jack McDevitt, Angus McIntyre, Christopher McKitterick, Mike Resnick, Lezli Robyn, Alex Shvartsman, Robert Silverberg, Jack Skillingstead, and Jay Werkheiser. Read more…
Shattered Shields edited by Jennifer Brozek and Bryan Thomas Schmidt - front cover from Baen BooksShattered Shields
Edited by Jennifer Brozek and Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Baen Books
November 2014

“…cuts to the heart of military fantasy, diving directly into the most exciting moments of dramatic bravery, grand battles, and life-changing heroism…Readers who…want more depth…will find these offerings appealing.”
Publisher’s Weekly

Stories by Robin Wayne Bailey, Annie Bellet, Glen Cook, Larry Correia, David Farland, Nancy Fulda, John R. Fultz, Dave Gross, John Helfers, Sarah A. Hoyt, Seanan McGuire, Elizabeth Moon, Cat Rambo, Gray Rinehart, James L. Sutter, Wendy N. Wagner, and Joseph Zieja. Read more…
Raygun Chronicles Space Opera for a New Age edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt - front coverRaygun Chronicles: Space Opera for a New Age
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Every Day Publishing
December 2013

“RAYGUN CHRONICLES breathes supercharged life into the space opera genre with exciting and inventive new tales by a superb line-up of writers. This is why science fiction will live forever!”
—Jonathan Maberry, bestselling author of Patient Zero

Stories by Lou Antonelli, Robin Wayne Bailey, Keanan Brand, Jennifer Campbell-Hicks, Johne Cook, Brenda Cooper, A. C. Crispin, David Farland, Shaun Farrell, Kaolin Fire, Milo James Fowler, Sarah A. Hoyt, T. M. Hunter, Rob Mancebo, Michael Merriam, Seanan McGuire, Mike Resnick, Michael S. Roberts, A. M. Roelke, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Jenny Schwartz, Allen M. Steele, A. M. Stickel, Paula R. Stiles, and Peter J. Wacks. Read more…
Beyond Sun edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt - front coverBeyond the Sun
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Fairwood Press
August 2013

“Jack Williamson used to say that spaceflight was to science fiction what the Trojan war was to the Greeks. In recent years, myth is being replaced by the pragmatic, and this insightful anthology demonstrates that truth.”
—James Gunn, SFWA Grandmaster

Stories by Maurice Broaddus, Jennifer Brozek, Anthony R. Cardno, Jaleta Clegg, Autumn Rachel Dryden, Nancy Fulda, Erin Hoffman, Jean Johnson, Nancy Kress, Simon C. Larter, Cat Rambo, Mike Resnick, Jamie Todd Rubin, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Jason Sanford, Alex Shvartsman, Robert Silverberg, and Brad R. Torgersen. Read more…
Space Battles edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt - front coverSpace Battles: Full Throttle Space Tales #6
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Flying Pen Press
April 2012

Space Battles is a collection of science fiction short stories focused on war in space, as seventeen authors come together and discuss the next generation of combat…”Space Battles” is a strongly enticing collection, not to be missed.
Midwest Book Reviews

Stories by Dana Bell, Grace Bridges, Anthony R. Cardno, Jaleta Clegg, Johne Cook, Matthew Cook, C. J. Henderson, Sarah Hendrix, Patrick Hester, Jean Johnson, Simon C. Larter, Gene Mederos, Selene O’Rourke, Anna Paradox, Mike Resnick, Bryan Thomas Schmidt, David Lee Summers, and Brad R. Torgersen. Read more…

Upcoming Anthologies

These are announced upcoming anthologies. Check back for more details as they become available.

Infinite Stars: The Definitive Space Opera and Military Science Fiction Anthology
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Titan Books
October 2017
Stories by Orson Scott Card, David Weber, Jack Campbell, Anne McCaffrey, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, David Drake, Robert Silverberg, Lois McMaster Bujold, Elizabeth Moon, Catherine Asaro, Alastair Reynolds, Linda Nagata, Jerry Pournelle & Larry Niven, Nnedi Okorafor, Cordwainer Smith, Leigh Brackett and Edmond Hamilton, William C. Deitz, Charles E. Gannon, Jean Johnson, Poul Anderson, A.C. Crispin, Dave Bara, and Bennett R. Coles.

Joe Ledger - Unstoppable - edited by Jonathan Maberry and Bryan Thomas SchmidtJoe Ledger: Unstoppable
Edited by Jonathan Maberry and Bryan Thomas Schmidt
St. Martin’s Press
October 2017
Stories by Jonathan Maberry, Scott Sigler, Steve Alten, David Farland, Jeremy Robinson, Christopher Golden & Tim Lebbon, Mira Grant, Larry Correia, Weston Ochse, James Ray Tuck, Dana Fredsti, Jon McGoran, Joe McKinney, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, James A. Moore, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Aaron Rosenberg, Nicholas Steven, Jennifer Campbell-Hicks, Bryan Thomas Schmidt & G.P. Charles, and Jonathan Maberry

The Monster Hunter Files
Edited by Larry Correia and Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Baen Books
October 2017
Stories by Quincy J. Allen, Maurice Broaddus, Jim Butcher, Larry Correia, Steve Diamond, Jessica Day George, Sarah A. Hoyt, Faith Hunter, Mike Kupari, Kim May, Jonathan Maberry, Jody Lynn Nye, John Ringo, Bryan Thomas Schmidt and Julie Frost, Alex Shvartsman, Brad R. Torgersen, and John C. Wright.

Predator - If It Bleeds - edited by Bryan Thomas SchmidtPredator: If It Bleeds
Edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Titan Books
October 2017
Stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Jennifer Brozek, Larry Correia, Mira Grant, Tim Lebbon, Jonathan Mayberry, Andrew Mayne, Weston Ochse, S. D. Perry, Steve Perry, Jeremy Robinson, Bryan Thomas Schmidt & Holly Roberds, John Shirley, Peter J. Wacks & David Boop, Wendy N. Wagner, and Dayton Ward.

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