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Strange New Worlds VII is a short story anthology – the seventh in the Strange New Worlds series – edited by Dean Wesley Smith (with John J. Ordover, Elisa J. Kassin, and Paula M. Block). Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in June 2004.

The anthology collected selected stories from the seventh Strange New Worlds writing contest for amateur authors; many of whom went on to write other Star Trek stories.

Summary Edit

From the book jacket
Our seventh anthology features original Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise stories written by Star Trek fans, for Star Trek fans!
Featuring new stories by new writers and a few contest veterans, Strange New Worlds VII spans the entire Star Trek universe from the original days of Captain Kirk and throughout the tenures of Captains Picard, Sisko, and Janeway and back in time again to Archer. Each of these unforgettable stories explores the past and future of Star Trek from many different perspectives.
This year's contributors include Kevin Lauderdale, Kevin Killiany, Christian Grainger, Paul J. Kaplan, Muri McCage, Pat Detmer, Gerri Leen, Julie Hyzy, Kelly Cairo, John Coffren, Scott Pearson, Jeff D. Jacques, Jim Johnson, Anne E. Clements, Russ Crossley, Susan S. McCrackin, Catherine E. Pike, G. Wood, Annie Reed, Louisa M. Swann, Brett Hudgins, Amy Sisson, and Frederick Kim.

Excerpts of copyrighted sources are included for review purposes only, without any intention of infringement.

Contents Edit

Introduction
by Dean Wesley Smith

Star Trek: The Original Series Edit

Star Trek: The Next Generation Edit

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Edit

Star Trek: Voyager Edit

Star Trek: Enterprise Edit

Speculations Edit

Background information Edit

  • This was the last Strange New Worlds anthology which saw the involvement of John Ordover, the creator of the contest; Ordover having left Pocket the previous year. Elisa Kassin took over his role in the editorial process.

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