Sammarynda Deep

"Sammarynda Deep" is a 2008 fantasy short story by Cat Sparks.

"Sammarynda Deep"
AuthorCat Sparks
Genre(s)Fantasy short story
Published inPaper Cities
Publication typeAnthology
PublisherSenses 5 Press
Media typePrint (paperback)
Publication date2008


"Sammarynda Deep" was first published in 2008 in Paper Cities, edited by Ekaterina Sedia and published by Senses 5 Press.[1] It was featured alongside 20 other stories by the authors Forrest Aguirre, Hal Duncan, Richard Parks, Cat Rambo, Jay Lake, Greg van Eekhout, Steve Berman, Stephanie Campisi, Mark Teppo, Paul Meloy, Vylar Kaftan, Michael Jasper, Ben Peek, Kaaron Warren, Darin C. Bradley, Jenn Reese, David J. Schwartz, Anna Tambour, Barth Anderson, and Catherynne M. Valente.[2] "Sammarynda Deep" won the 2008 Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story and was a short-list nominee for 2009 Ditmar Award for best short story but lost to Margo Lanagan's "The Goosle".[3][4]



  1. ^ "Bibliography: Sammarynda Deep". ISFDB. Retrieved 2010-03-05.
  2. ^ "Publication Listing". ISFDB. Retrieved 2010-03-05.
  3. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2009 Aurealis Awards". Locus Online. Retrieved 2010-03-05.
  4. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2009 Ditmar Awards". Locus Online. Archived from the original on 2010-08-15. Retrieved 2010-03-05.