Chicks in Chainmail

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Chicks in Chainmail
Chicks in Chainmail.jpg
Cover of first edition.
Author Edited by Esther M. Friesner.
Cover artist Larry Elmore
Country United States
Language English
Series Chicks in Chainmail
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Baen Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 341 pp.
ISBN 0-671-87682-1
OCLC 33039808
LC Class CPB Box no. 1849 vol. 15
Followed by Did You Say Chicks?!

Chicks in Chainmail is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by Esther M. Friesner, with a cover by Larry Elmore. It consists of works featuring female protagonists mostly written by female authors. It was first published in paperback by Baen Books in September 1995, with a hardcover edition following from Baen in conjunction with the Science Fiction Book Club in January 1996. It was the first of a number of similarly themed anthologies edited by Friesner.

The book collects twenty short stories by various fantasy authors, with an introduction by Friesner.


Sequel anthologies[edit]

Chicks in Chainmail was followed by Did You Say Chicks?! (1998), Chicks 'n Chained Males (1999), The Chick is in the Mail (2000), Turn the Other Chick (2004), and, after a long delay, Chicks and Balances (2015). An omnibus edition of the first three anthologies was published in 2010 as Chicks Ahoy.

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