The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Twelve

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Twelve

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Overview

Science fiction is a portal that opens doors onto futures too rich and strange to imagine. Fantasy takes us through doorways of magic and wonder. For more than a decade award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan has sifted through tens of thousands of stories to select the best, the most interesting, the most engaging science fiction and fantasy to thrill and delight readers.

Featuring stories from Daniel Abraham, Charlie Jane Anders, Kelly Barnhill, R. S. Benedict, Tobias Buckell, Indrapramit Das, Samuel R. Delany, Greg Egan, Max Gladstone, Theodora Goss, Saad Z. Hossain, Dave Hutchinson, Kathleen Kayembe, Caitlin R Kiernan, Mary Robinette Kowal, Rich Larson, Yoon Ha Lee, Scott Lynch, Maureen McHugh, Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, Linda Nagata, Suzanne Palmer, Vina Jie-Min Prasad, Alastair Reynolds, Karl Schroeder, Nick Wolven and Caroline M. Yoachim.



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ISBN-13: 9781786181008
Publisher: Rebellion Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Series: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year , #12
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 620
Sales rank: 217,856
File size: 885 KB

About the Author

Jonathan Strahan is a World Fantasy Award award-winning editor, anthologist, and podcaster. He has edited more than 70 books, is reviews editor for Locus, a consulting editor for Tor.com, and co-host and producer of the Hugo-nominated Coode Street Podcast.


Jonathan Strahan is a World Fantasy Award award-winning editor, anthologist, and podcaster. He has edited more than 70 books, is reviews editor for Locus, a consulting editor for Tor.com, and co-host and producer of the Hugo-nominated Coode Street Podcast.
Yoon Ha Lee's novel Ninefox Gambit came out from Solaris in 2016 and quickly garnered massive critical acclaim and was short-listed for the Arthur C. Clarke, Hugo and Nebula Awards. It won the Best First Novel Award in the Locus Awards and the Reddit Fantasy Award. His story collection Conservation of Shadows was released by Prime Books in 2013. He lives in Louisiana with his family and an extremely lazy cat, and has not yet been eaten by gators.
Dave Hutchison is the multi-award winning author of the critically acclaimed Fractured Europe series for Solaris: Europe at Autumn, Europe in Winter, Europe at Midnight and Europe at Dawn.
Indrapramit Das (aka Indra Das) is a writer from Kolkata, India. He is a Lambda Literary Award-winner for his debut novel, The Devourers (Penguin India / Del Rey), and has been a finalist for the Crawford, Tiptree and Shirley Jackson Awards. He is an Octavia E. Butler Scholar and a grateful graduate of Clarion West 2012. He has lived in India, the United States, and Canada, where he completed his MFA at the University of British Columbia.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction, Jonathan Strahan
  • Zen and the Art of Starship Maintenance, Tobias S. Buckell
  • Probably Still the Chosen One, Kelly Barnhill
  • The Martian Obelisk, Linda Nagata
  • A Series of Steaks, Vina Jie-Min Prasad
  • Carnival Nine, Caroline M. Yoachim
  • Eminence, Karl Schroeder
  • The Chameleon’s Gloves, Yoon Ha Lee
  • The Faerie Tree, Kathleen Kayembe
  • The Mocking Tower, Daniel Abraham
  • Sidewalks, Maureen McHugh
  • My English Name, R. S. Benedict
  • Crispin’s Model, Max Gladstone
  • The Secret Life of Bots, Suzanne Palmer
  • Concessions, Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali
  • Confessions of a Con Girl, Nick Wolven
  • The Smoke of Gold is Glory, Scott Lynch
  • The Discrete Charm of the Turing Machine, Greg Egan
  • The Lamentation of their Women, Kai Ashante Wilson
  • An Evening with Severyn Grimes, Rich Larson
  • Though She Be But Little, C. S. E. Cooney
  • The Moon is Not a Battlefield, Indrapramit Das
  • The Worshipful Society of Glovers, Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Come See the Living Dryad, Theodora Goss
  • Fairy Tale of Wood Street, Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • Babylon, Dave Hutchison
  • Bring Your Own Spoon, Saad Z. Hossain
  • The Hermit of Houston, Samuel R. Delany
  • Belladonna Nights, Alastair Reynolds
  • Don’t Press Charges and I Won’t Sue, Charlie Jane Anders

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