Strahan Year’s Best 2017 ToC

Here’s the table of contents for the next best-of anthology from Jonathan Strahan, due in April.  I added more details on the locations and tried to categorize between novelettes and short stories but on a few there wasn’t enough info so they just went to short story by default.  So far there isn’t any confirmation of the existence of forthcoming best-of’s from Rich Horton, Neil Clarke, or the “Best American” series.

“The Mocking Tower”, Daniel Abraham (The Book of Swords)
“Don’t Press Charges and I Won’t Sue”, Charlie Jane Anders (Global Dystopias)
“My English Name”, R. S. Benedict (F&SF May-Jun)
“The Moon is Not a Battlefield”, Indrapramit Das (Infinity Wars)
“The Hermit of Houston”, Samuel R. Delany (F&SF Sep-Oct)
“The Discrete Charm of the Turing Machine”, Greg Egan (Asimov’s Nov-Dec)
Crispin’s Model”, Max Gladstone ( Oct 4)
Come See the Living Dryad”, Theodora Goss ( Mar 9)
The Worshipful Society of Glovers”, Mary Robinette Kowal (Uncanny Jul-Aug)
“The Chameleon’s Gloves”, Yoon Ha Lee (Cosmic Powers)
“The Smoke of Gold is Glory”, Scott Lynch (The Book of Swords)
Concessions”, Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali (Strange Horizons Mar)
The Secret Life of Bots”, Suzanne Palmer (Clarkesworld Sep)
A Series of Steaks”, Vina Jie-Min Prasad (Clarkesworld Jan)
The Lamentation of their Women”, Kai Ashante Wilson ( Aug 24)

Short Story
Probably Still the Chosen One”, Kelly Barnhill (Lightspeed Feb)
“Zen and the Art of Starship Maintenance”, Tobias Buckell (Cosmic Powers)
Though She Be But Little”, C.S.E. Cooney (Uncanny Sep-Oct)
“Bring Your Own Spoon”, Saad Z. Hossain (The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories)
“Babylon”, Dave Hutchinson, 2084
The Faerie Tree”, Kathleen Kayembe (Lightspeed Nov)
“Fairy Tale of Wood Street”, Caitlin R Kiernan (Sirenia Digest Jul)
“An Evening with Severyn Grimes”, Rich Larson (Asimov’s Jul-Aug)
Sidewalks”, Maureen McHugh (Omni, Winter)
The Martian Obelisk”, Linda Nagata ( Jul 19)
“Belladonna Nights”, Alastair Reynolds (The Weight of Words)
“Eminence”, Karl Schroeder (Chasing Shadows: Visions of Our Coming Transparent World)
“Confessions of a Con Girl”, Nick Wolven (Asimov’s Nov-Dec)
Carnival Nine”, Caroline M. Yoachim (Beneath Ceaseless Skies May)

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