I’ve just been informed by my publisher that The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume One has been approved for a second printing! A big thank you to everyone who has purchased a copy (or plans to).
THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION OF THE YEAR – VOLUME 1
NIGHT SHADE BOOKS
The introductory volume in a new year’s best series. This book will feature science fiction short stories/novelettes/novellas originally published in 2015.
Table of Contents (in no particular order)
- “A Murmuration” by Alastair Reynolds (Interzone, March/April 2015)
- “In Blue Lily’s Wake” by Aliette de Bodard (Meeting Infinity, edited by Jonathana Strahan)
- “Outsider” by An Owomeyla (Meeting Infinity, edited by Jonathana Strahan)
- “Another Word for World” by Ann Leckie (Future Visions, edited by Microsoft & Melcher Media)
- “Iron Pegasus” by Brenda Cooper (Mission Tomorrow, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt)
- “Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World” by Caroline M. Yoachim (Lightspeed, September 2015)
- “Bannerless” by Carrie Vaughn (The End Has Come, edited by John Joseph Adams and Hugh Howey)
- “Gypsy” by Carter Scholz (PM Press)
- “The Smog Society” by Chen Qiufan, translated by Ken Liu and Carmen Yiling Yan (Lightspeed, August 2015)
- “The Tumbledowns of Cleopatra Abyss” by David Brin (Old Venus, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois)
- “Damage” by David D. Levine (Tor.com, 1/21/2015)
- “Capitalism in the 22nd Century” by Geoff Ryman (Stories for Chip, edited by Nisi Shawl and Bill Campbell)
- “Folding Beijing” by Hao Jingfang, translated by Ken Liu (Uncanny, January/February 2015)
- “Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Ida Countess Rathangan” by Ian McDonald (Old Venus, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois)
- “Hold-Time Violations” by John Chu (Tor.com, 10/17/2015)
- “Two-Year Man” by Kelly Robson (Asimov’s, August 2015)
- “The Gods Have Not Died in Vain” by Ken Liu (The End Has Come, edited by John Joseph Adams and Hugh Howey)
- “Today I Am Paul” by Martin L. Shoemaker (Clarkesworld, August 2015)
- “Cocoons” by Nancy Kress (Meeting Infinity, edited by Jonathana Strahan)
- “Cat Pictures Please” by Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2015)
- “So Much Cooking” by Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, November 2015)
- “No Placeholder for You, My Love” by Nick Wolven (Asimov’s, August 2015)
- “Wild Honey” by Paul McAuley (Asimov’s, August 2015)
- “Meshed” by Rich Larson (Clarkesworld, February 2015)
- “Empty” by Robert Reed (Asimov’s, December 2015)
- “Calved” by Sam J. Miller (Asimov’s, September 2015)
- “The Audience” by Sean McMullen (Analog, June 2015)
- “Hello, Hello” by Seanan McGuire (Future Visions, edited by Microsoft & Melcher Media)
- “Three Bodies at Mitanni” by Seth Dickinson (Analog, June 2015)
- “Violation of the TrueNet Security Act” by Taiyo Fujii, Translated by Jim Hubbert (Lightspeed, July 2015)
- “The Cold Inequalities” by Yoon Ha Lee (Meeting Infinity, edited by Jonathana Strahan)
Our May 2016 issue (#116) contains:
- Original fiction by Cat Rambo (“Left Behind”), Robert Reed (“The Universal Museum of Sagacity”), Cassandra Khaw (“Breathe”), Rich Larson (“Jonas and the Fox”), and Luo Longxiang (“Away from Home”).
- Reprints from Joe Abercrombie (“Tough Times All Over”) and Sunny Moraine (“A Heap of Broken Images”).
- Non-fiction by Andrew Liptak (Destination: Venus), an interview with James Gunn, an Another Word column by Jason Heller, and an editorial by Neil Clarke.
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Our April 2016 issue (#115) contains:
- Original fiction by Carolyn Ives Gilman (“Touring with the Alien”), Gregory Feeley (“The Bridge of Dreams”), Sara Saab (“The Cedar Grid”), and Chen Qiufan (“Balin”).
- Reprints from Garth Nix (“Old Friends”) and Elizabeth Hand (“Winters Wife”).
- Non-fiction by Jason Heller (Silver Machine: Hawkwinds Space Rock Journey throughout Science Fiction and Fantasy), an interview with David Brin, an Another Word column by Margot Atwell, and an editorial by Neil Clarke.
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Our March 2016 issue (#114) contains:
- Original stories by Jack Skillingstead (“Salvage Opportunity”), A.C. Wise (“Seven Cups of Coffee”), Leena Likitalo (“The Governess with a Mechanical Womb”), Kij Johnson (“Coyote Invents the Land of the Dead”), and Gu Shi (“Chimera”).
- Reprints by Cecelia Holland (“The King of Norway”) and Karl Bunker (“Gray Wings”).
- Non-fiction by Mark Cole (The Age of the Excessive Machine: Psychedelic SF, On-Screen and Off), an interview with Charlie Jane Anders, an Another Word column by Genevieve Valentine, and an editorial by Neil Clarke.