Dozois Best of 2016 ToC

Gardner Dozois has posted the Table of Contents for his latest year’s best collection. THE YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION, THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL COLLECTION, Edited by GARDNER DOZOIS TERMINAL, Lavie Tidhar TOURING WITH THE ALIEN, Carolyn Ives Gilman PATIENCE LAKE, Matthew Claxton JONAS AND THE FOX, Rich Larson PRODIGAL, Gord Sellar KIT: Some Assembly Required, Kathe Koja […]

Campbell Memorial Award Finalists

Another good list for 2015 SF novels: Finalists for the 2016 John W. Campbell Memorial Award: •The Water Knife, Paolo Bacigalupi (Orbit/Knopf) •Europe at Midnight, Dave Hutchinson (Rebellion) •Radiomen, Eleanor Lerman (The Permanent) •Luna: New Moon, Ian McDonald (Gollancz/Tor) •Galapagos Regained, James Morrow (St. Martin’s) •Going Dark, Linda Nagata (Mythic Island/Saga) •The Book of Phoenix, […]

Retro-Hugo nominees announced

For those who sit around thinking, “What if they gave out Hugos for work published in 1940?” here’s what a modest group of voters came up with for nominations.  More info at BEST NOVEL Gray Lensman by E.E. “Doc” Smith (Astounding Science‐Fiction, Jan 1940) The Ill‐Made Knight by T.H. White (Collins) Kallocain by Karin […]

Strahan Best of 2015

Jonathan Strahan’s Best SF and Fantasy of 2015 comes out May 16. Contents: “City of Ash”, Paolo Bacigalupi, ( “The Heart’s Filthy Lesson”, Elizabeth Bear (Old Venus) “The Machine Starts”, Greg Bear (Future Visions) “The Winter Wraith”, Jeffrey Ford (F&SF, Nov/Dec) “Black Dog”, Neil Gaiman (Trigger Warning) “Jamaica Ginger”, Nalo Hopkinson & Nisi Shawl (Stories […]

Guran Best Novellas of 2015

Prime Books is continuing their anthology of the best novellas of the year, due out in August. Contents: “The Citadel of Weeping Pearls” by Aliette de Bodard (Asimov’s, Oct/Nov 2015) “The Bone Swans of Amandale” by C.S.E. Cooney (Bone Swans, Mythic Delirium Books) “Binti” by Nnedi Okorafor (Binti, “The Last Witness” by K. J. […]

Clarke Best of 2015

Neil Clarke, editor of Clarkesworld Magazine, tries his hand at a new best-of anthology, published by Nightshade in June, with these stories: “Three Bodies at Mitanni” by Seth Dickinson (Analog, June) “The Audience” by Sean McMullen (Analog, June) “Empty” by Robert Reed (Asimov’s, Dec) “Calved” by Sam J. Miller (Asimov’s, Sept) “No Placeholder for You, My […]

Horton Best of 2015

Rich Horton’s Year’s Best Science Fiction 2016 comes out in June, and will contain the following stories from 2015: “The Daughters of John Demetrius”,  by Joe Pitkin (Analog, Oct) “Endless Forms Most Beautiful”,  by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro (Analog) “Twelve and Tag”,  by Gregory Norman Bossert (Asimov’s) “Mutability”,  by Ray Nayler (Asimov’s) “Acres of Perhaps”, by Will […]