Dozois Best of 2015

Gardner Dozois has identified 36 stories for the next edition of his year’s best retrospective.  But it won’t come out until July, so you need to seek these out elsewhere to consider them for the Hugo ballot.

“The Audience”, Sean McMullen (Analog, June)
“The Daughters of John Demetrius”, Joe Pitkin (Analog, Oct)
“The Children of Gal”, Allen M. Steele (Asimovs, Apr/May)
“No Placeholder for You, My Love”, Nick Wolven (Asimovs, Aug)
“The Muses of Shuyedan-18”, Indrapramit Das  (Asimovs, June)
“Inhuman Garbage”, Kristine Kathryn Rusch  (Asimovs, Mar)
“Citadel of Weeping Pearls”, Aliette de Bodard (Asimovs, Oct/Nov)
“Calved”, Sam J. Miller  (Asimovs, Sept)
“Three Cups of Grief, By Starlight”, Aliette de Bodard  (Clarkesworld)
“Meshed”, Rich Larson  (Clarkesworld)
“Ice”, Rich Larson  (Clarkesworld)
“The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill”, Kelly Robson  (Clarkesworld)
“Today I Am Paul”, Martin L. Shoemaker  (Clarkesworld)
“Trapping the Pleistocene”, James Sarafin  (F&SF, May/Jun)
“Machine Learning”, Nancy Kress  (Future Visions)
“Another Word for World”, Ann Leckie  (Future Visions)
“Hello, Hello”, Seanan McGuire   (Future Visions)
“Gypsy”, Carter Scholz  (Gypsy, PM Press)
“Silence Like Diamonds”, John Barnes  (
“The Astrakhan, the Homburg, and the Red Red Coal”, Chaz Brenchley  (Lightspeed Magazine)
“City of Ash”, Paolo Bacigalupi, (
“Rates of Change”, James S. A. Corey  (Meeting Infinity)
“Emergence”, Gwyneth Jones  (Meeting Infinity)
“The Falls: A Luna Story”, Ian McDonald  (Meeting Infinity)
“In Panic Town, on the Backward Moon”, Michael F. Flynn  (Mission: Tomorrow)
“Ruins”, Eleanor Arnason  (Old Venus)
“Planet of Fear”, Paul McAuley  (Old Venus)
“Botanica Veneris”, Ian McDonald  (Old Venus)
“Billy Tumult”, Nick Harkaway  (Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany)
“The First Gate of Logic”, Benjamin Rosenbaum  (Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany)
“Capitalism in the 22nd Century”, Geoff Ryman  (Stories for Chip: A Tribute to Samuel R. Delany)
“The Game of Smash and Recovery”, Kelly Link  (Strange Horizons)
“Bannerless”, Carrie Vaughn  (The End Has Come)
“It Takes More Than Muscles to Frown”, Ned Beauman  (Twelve Tomorrows)
“Consolation”, John Kessel  (Twelve Tomorrows)
“A Stopped Clock”, Madeline Ashby  (War Stories from the Future)

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