Award nomination season starts up soon, so just in case you need them, here are the appropriate categories for all of the stories published in UPGRADED.



  • “Always the Harvest” by Yoon Ha Lee
  • “Come From Away” by Madeline Ashby
  • “Collateral” by Peter Watts
  • “Seventh Sight” by Greg Egan

Short Story

  • “A Cold Heart” by Tobias S. Buckell
  • “The Sarcophagus” by Robert Reed
  • “Oil of Angles” by Chen Qiufan
  • “What I’ve Seen With Your Eyes” by Jason K. Chapman
  • “No Place to Dream, but a Place to Die” by Elizabeth Bear
  • “Married” by Helena Bell
  • “Negative Space” by Amanda Forrest
  • “Fusion” by Greg Mellor
  • “Taking the Ghost” by A.C. Wise
  • “Honeycomb Girls” by Erin Cashier
  • “Tender” by Rachel Swirsky
  • “Tongtong’s Summer” by Xia Jia
  • “Musée de l’Âme Seule” by E. Lily Yu
  • “Wizard, Cabalist, Ascendant” by Seth Dickinson
  • “Memories and Wire” by Mari Ness
  • “God Decay” by Rich Larson
  • “Small Machine” by Genevieve Valentine
  • “Mercury in Retrograde” by Erin Hoffman
  • “Coastlines of the Stars” by Alex Dally MacFarlane
  • “The Cumulative Effects of Light Over Time” by E. Catherine Tobler
  • “Synecdoche Oracles” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew