Fountain of Age

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"Fountain of Age"
Author Nancy Kress
Language English
Genre(s) Science fiction novella
Published in Asimov's Science Fiction
Publication type Magazine
Publication date July 2007

"Fountain of Age" is a science fiction novella published in 2007 by Nancy Kress. It won the 2008 Nebula Award for Best Novella and was nominated for the 2008 Hugo Award for Best Novella.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

The story is about Max Feder, a wealthy reformed criminal who tries to contact his now-famous former lover, Daria, whose brain tumors have the ability to generate spare stem cells.