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the genre's premiere review magazine for short SF & Fantasy since 1993

Prime Codex, edited by Lawrence M. Schoen & Michael Livingston

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"To The East, A Bright Star" by James Maxey
Image"Ticktock Girl" by Cat Rambo
"The Man With Great Despair Behind His Eyes" by Ken Scholes
"Wizards’ Encore" by Geoffrey Girard
"The Disenchantment of Kivron Ox-master" by Elaine Isaak
"Sister of the Hedge" by Jim C. Hines
"Rampion" by Mary Robinette Kowel
"Salt of Judus" by Eric James Stone
"Button by Button" by E. Catherine Tobler
"Black Boxes" by Matthew Rotunda
"Tides" by Tobias Buckell
"Urban Renewal" by Tom Pendergrass
"As the Stars of the Sky" by Mike Shultz
"Rainmakers" by Ruth Nestvold
"Radical Acceptance" by David W. Goldman

Bash Down the Door and Slice Open the Badguy, edited by W.H. Horner

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“Beerwolf” by Lawrence C. Connolly
“A Different Shade of Knight” by Jason S. Ridler
“Assassin’s Playground” by A. G. Devitt
Image“Mistress Fortune Favors the Unlucky” by Eugie Foster
“A Lesson in Heroics” by Jeremy Yoder
“The Ice Maiden Speaketh” by Paul Crilley
“Keep Coming Back for More” by Margaret Ronald
“The Great Thrakkian Rebellion” by Megan Crewe
“Always Read the Fine Print” by L. L. Donahue
“Heard It” by Dale Mettam
“Crossing Swords” by Murray J. D. Leeder
“Hallah Iron-Thighs and the Hounds of Hell” by K. D. Wentworth
“There’s Only One Dakon the Mighty” by Elizabeth H. Hopkinson
“Goblin Hero” by Jim C. Hines
“No Shit, There We Were” by Michael Brendan
“But Before I Kill You...” by Lindsey Duncan
“An Incident at Black Tongue Tavern” by Michael Turner
“Delilah’s Dames in Nomadsland” by Melissa Lee Shaw
“The Atrocious Head-Bashing Troubadour” by C. M. Huard
“The Voice of Reason” by Ken Brady
“In the Shit” by Barbara Davies
“The Wrestler’s Apprentice” by Stephen Castillet
“The Order of the Crimson Tunic” by Kevin N. Haw
“Just Temping” by Susan Sielinski

Fantasy, edited by Sean Wallace & Paul Tremblay

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Image“Goosegirl” by Margaret Ronald
“All the Growing Time” by Becca De La Rosa
“Somewhere Beneath Those Waves Was Her Home” by Sarah Monette
“Shallot” by Samantha Henderson
“Bone Mother” by Maura McHugh
“The Greats Come A-Callin’” by Lisa Mantchev
“Zombie Lenin” by Ekaterina Sedia
“The Yeti Behind You” by Jeremy Tolbert
“The Salvation Game” by Amanda Downum
“Sugar” by Cat Rambo
“Brother of the Moon” by Holly Phillips

Alien Crimes, edited by Mike Resnick

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"Nothing Personal" by Pat Cadigan
"A Locked-Planet Mystery" by Mike Resnick
"Hoxbomb" by Harry Turtledove
"The End of the World" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"Dark Heaven" by Gregory Benford
"Womb of Every World" by Walter Jon Williams

Science Fiction: The Best of the Year 2007 edition, edited by Rich Horton

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Image"Another Word for Map is Faith" by Christopher Rowe
"Okanoggan Falls" by Carolyn Ives Gilman
"Saving for a Sunny Day, or, The Benefits of Reincarnation" by Ian Watson
"The Cartesian Theater" by Robert Charles Wilson
"Hesperia and Glory" by Ann Leckie
"Incarnation Day" by Walter Jon Williams
"Exit Before Saving" by Ruth Nestvold
"Inclination" by William Shunn
"Life on the Preservation" by Jack Skillingstead
"Me-Topia" by Adam Roberts
"The House Beyond Your Sky" by Benjamin Rosenbaum
"A Billion Eves" by Robert Reed

Fantasy: The Best of the Year 2007 edition, edited by Rich Horton

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“Journey Into the Kingdom” by M. Rickert
“The Water Poet and the Four Seasons” by David J. Schwartz
Image“Pol Pot’s Beautiful Daughter” by Geoff Ryman
“The Osteomancer’s Son” by Greg van Eekhout
 “Salt Wine” by Peter S. Beagle
“The Original Word for Rain” by Peter Higgins
“The Lineaments of Gratified Desire” by Ysabeau S. Wilce 
“Journey to the Gantica” by Matthew Corradi
“Irregular Verbs” by Matthew Johnson
“A Fish Story” by Sarah Totton
“The Night Whisky” by Jeffrey Ford
“A Fine Magic” by Margo Lanagan
“Naturally” by Daniel Handler
“Moon Viewing at Shijo Bridge” by Richard Parks
“Citrine: A Fable” by Elise Moser
“A Siege of Cranes” by Benjamin Rosenbaum

Text: UR - The New Book of Masks, edited by Forrest Aguirre

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“Faure, Envenomed, Dictates” by Nadia Gregor
“Monkey Shines” by Eric Schaller
Image“The Avatar of Background Noise” by Toiya Kristen Finley
“Parchment and Twigs” by Christine Boyka Kluge
“Bluecoat Jack” by Sarah Totton
“The Lindberg Baby” by Terese Svoboda
“Strangers on a Train” by Tamar Yellin
“Bitter Almonds and Absinthe” by Joe Murphy
“No Mooing in the Moonlight” by Christine Boyka Kluge
“The Theater Spectacular” by Catherine Kasper
“Last Transmission or Man with a Robotic Ermine” by Joshua Cohen
“Peace Rituals” by Darren Speegle
“Incipit” by Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold
“Six Questions for an Alien” by Lance Olsen
“A Play for a Boy and Sock Puppets” by E. Sedia
“Documenting My Abduction” by Christine Boyka Kluge
“The Fifth Tale: When the Devil Met Baldrick Beckenbauer” by Tom Miller
“The Scouring” by Rikki Ducornet
“Fugue-State” by Brian Evenson
“Most Excellent and Lamentable” by Jason Erik Lundberg

Future Syndicate edited by J Alan Erwine

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"An Ingenious Adventure" by Jason Sizemore
"The Gallows on the Garden Path" by Bret Tallman
"One to Spare" by Jason Andrew
"Running Down on a Thousand" by Rebecca S. W. Bates
"A Torturous Wrong Turn" by J Alan Erwine
"Cell" by Lavie Tidhar
"Mina's Kiss" by Bruce Horner
"Face Dances" by Rebecca M. Senese

From the Trenches: An Anthology of Speculative War Stories

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"The Other Side" by Rafael E. Cariaga
"Wonder Maul Doll" by Kameron Hurley
Image"Maes Gwenllian" by J. Anderson Coats
"Victim" by Kenneth J. Chiacchia
"Possibly Grief" by Josh Rountree
"Iphigenia in Ursalim" by L. R. Snow
"Harris on the Pig: Practical Hints for the Pig Farmer" by Anil Menon
"Dawn's Early Light" by Pati Nagle
"And Everything but Wretchedness Forgotten" by Michael Sellars
"Under the Skin, Under the Bones" by Steve Vernon
"F*cking Napalm Bastard" by John A. Pitts
"So Hot" by Terry Hayman
"Companies of the Heart, Come with Fire and Sword" by Jay Lake
"Vera Lynn Sings for the Boys" by Mikal Trimm
"Across a Blackened Landscape" by Pam McNew

Bare Bone #9, edited by Kevin L. Donihe

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“Conner’s Menagerie” by Benjamin X. Wretlind
“Into the Amniotic Sky” by Tim Emswiler
Image“Shame on Me” by Gary Fry
“Dogfight” by Andrew Humphrey
“Mistaken Memory” by Mark Howard Jones
“Elderly Lady, Lives Alone” by Paul Finch
“Muscle Car” by Kurt Newton and L.L. Soares
“Never Let Go” by Mitch Maraude
“Three Hammers” by Albie
“And Still Insists He Sees the Ghost” by Jeff Somers
“The Third Horseman” by Chris Ringler
“Chokecherryblack” by Alyssa Sturgill
“Dána” by Colette Phair
“Razor Jack” by Tim Curran
“The Whispered Sighs of Grateful Souls” by Mark Justice
“Laughter on the Rain” by C.J. Henderson
“Crying Tears of Blood, Sweet Like Honey” by James Chambers

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