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the genre's premiere review magazine for short SF & Fantasy since 1993
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Ghouljaw and Other Stories by Clint Smith

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Ghouljaw and Other Stories

By Clint Smith

(Hippocampus Press, May 2014, 255 pp.)

“The Jellyfish”
“Double Back”
“Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite”
“Like Father, Like …”
“What Happens in Hell, Stays in Hell”
“The Tell-Tale Offal”
“Dirt on Vicky”*
“What About the Little One?”*
“The Day of the Earwig”*
“The Hatchet”*
“Corbin’s Gore”*

*Original to this collection


Racers of the Night: Science Fiction Stories by Brad Torgersen

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Racers of the Night: Science Fiction Stories

by Brad R. Torgersen

(WordFire Press, August 2014)

The Curse of Sally Tincakes”
The Bricks of Eta Cassiopeiae”
Guard Dog”
Recapturing the Dream”
The Flamingo Girl”
Reardon’s Law”
Blood and Mirrors”
The Shadows of Titan”
The Nechronomator”
The Hideki Line”
Life Flight”

The End in All Beginnings by John F. D. Taff

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The End in All Beginnings by John F. D. Taff

Edited by R.J. Cavender

(Grey Matter Press, September 2014)

"What Becomes God" by John F.D. Taff
Object Permanence” by John F.D. Taff
Love in the Time of Zombies” by John F.D. Taff
The Long, Long Breakdown” by John F.D. Taff
"Visitation" by John F.D. Taff

The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Vol. 2, ed. Gordon Van Gelder

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The Very Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Volume 2

Edited by Gordon Van Gelder

Tachyon Publications (432 pp., June 2014)


The Third Level” by Jack Finney
"A Kind of Artistry" by Brian Aldiss
The Cosmic Expense Account” by C. M. Kornbluth
The Anything Box” by Zenna Henderson
The Prize of Peril” by Robert Sheckley
“——All You Zombies——“ by Robert A. Heinlein
Green Magic” by Jack Vance
"The Country of the Kind" by Damon Knight
Narrow Valley” by R. A. Lafferty
Sundance” by Robert Silverberg
Attack of the Giant Baby” by Kit Reed
The Hundredth Dove” by Jane Yolen
Jeffty Is Five” by Harlan Ellison
"Salvador" by Lucius Shepard
The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything” by George Alec Effinger
Rat” by James Patrick Kelly
The Friendship Light” by Gene Wolfe
The Bone Woman” by Charles de Lint
The Lincoln Train” by Maureen F. McHugh
Maneki Neko” by Bruce Sterling
Winemaster” Robert Reed
Suicide Coast” by M. John Harrison
Have Not Have” by Geoff Ryman
The People of Sand and Slag” by Paolo Bacigalupi
Echo” by Elizabeth Hand
"The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" by Stephen King
The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu

Tales from Rugosa Coven by Sarah Avery

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Tales from Rugosa Coven

by Sarah Avery

(Dark Quest, Dec. 2013, 360 pp.)

"Closing Arguments"
"And Ria's from Virgo"
"Atlantis Cranks Need Not Apply"

Ghosts of Engines Past by Sean McMullen

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Ghosts of Engines Past

by Sean McMullen

(ReAnimus Press, October 2013, 224 pp.)


“Eight Miles” (Analog, September 2012 - Hugo Award finalist, Year's Best SF 2011)
“The Constant Past” (Dreaming Again, ed. Dann, Harper Collins, 2008)
“The Spiral Briar” (F&SF, April/May 2009)
“The Art of the Dragon” (F&SF, August/September 2009)
“Voice of Steel” (sf.com, August 2002 - Winner, Nova Fantasy Award; BSFA award nominee)
“The Pharoah's Airship” (Omega, July/August 1986 - Winner, Omega award)
“Tower Of Wings” (Analog, December 2001 - Winner, Analog Readers award)
“Svyatagor” (Andromeda Spaceways #3, 2002)
“Dragon Black” (Pandora, February 2007)
“Ninety Thousand Horses” (Analog, January/February 2012 - Winner, Analog Readers Award)
“Electrica” (F&SF, March/April 2012)
“Steamgothic” (Interzone, July/August 2012 - Best SF of the Year 30)

Futuredaze 2: Reprise, ed. Erin Underwood & Nancy Holder

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Special Double Review

(Reviews by Charles Payseur & Colleen Chen)

Futuredaze 2: Reprise

An Anthology of YA Science Fiction

(Underwords Press, August 2014)

Edited by Erin Underwood & Nancy Holder


"How to Talk to Girls at Parties" by Neil Gaiman
"Good Girl" by Malinda Lo
"Deep Blood Kettle" by Hugh Howey
"A Letter from the Clearys" by Connie Willis
"The Fluted Girl" by Paolo Bacigalupi
"Valedictorian" by N. K. Jemisin
"The Last Ride of the Glory Girls" by Libba Bray
"Stupid Perfect World" by Scott Westerfeld
"Going Deep" by James Patrick Kelly
"Sweet Sixteen" by Kat Howard
"Secret Identity" by Will Shetterly
"Wilding" by Jane Yolen
"The Other Elder" by Beth Revis
"The Veiled Shanghai" by Ken Liu
"I Never" by Cassandra Clare

Lights in the Deep, Science Fiction Stories by Brad R. Torgersen

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Lights in the Deep, Science Fiction Stories

by Brad R. Torgersen

(WorldFire Press, August 2013, 269 pp.)


“Outbound” (Analog, November 2010)
“Gemini 17” (Jim Baen Memorial Contest anthology, Baen Books, 2015)
“The Bullfrog Radio Astronomy Project” (Analog, October 2011)
“Exiles of Eden” (InterGalactic Medicine Show #22, April/May 2011)
“Footprints” (Licton Springs Review, 2002)
“The Exchange Officers” (Analog, February/March 2013)
“The Chaplain’s Assistant” (Analog, September 2011)
“The Chaplain’s Legacy” (Analog, July/August 2013)
“Exanastasis” (L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers and Illustrators of the Future, vol. XXVI, 2010)
“Ray of Light” (Analog, December 2011)

Author Essays

“Influences: Allan Cole & Chris Bunch”
“Writer Dad: Mike Resnick”
“Essay: On the Growth of Fantasy and the Waning of Science Fiction” (Writers of the Future website, 2012)
“The Hero’s Tongue: Larry Niven”

Weird Lies, edited by Cherry Potts & Katy Darby

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Weird Lies: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Strange Stories from Liars’ League

Edited by Cherry Potts and Katy Darby

(Arachne Press, pb September 2013, £9.99)


“ChronoCrisis 3000” by Andrew Lloyd-Jones
“Icosi Bladed Scissors” by Alex Smith
“Content Management” by Derek Ivan Webster
“Fuzzby & Coo” by Angela Trevithick
“Derby of Lost Souls” by Barry McKinley
“The Icicle” by C.T. Kingston
“Let There Be Light” by James Smyth
“The Love Below” David Malone
“Haiku Short, Parakeet Prawns, Konnichiwa” by Peter Lee Reynoldson
“Jethro” by Ellen O.Neill
“Antique Shopping” by Lennart Lundh
“Daphne Changes” by Joshan Esfandiari Martin
“Candy Floss” by Maria Kyle
“An Account of Six Poisonings” by Nichol Wilmor
“Free Cake” by Peng Shepherd
“Worms’ Feast” by David Mildon
“The Museum of the Future” by Richard Meredith
“Hollow Man” by Rebecca J Payne
“Heriot” by Richard Smyth
“Touchdown” by Christopher Samuels
“What Does H2O Feel Like to the Tadpoles?” by Tom McKay
“The Last Words of Emanuel Prettyjohn” by Jonathan Pinnock
“Zwo” by Alan Graham
“The Elephant in the Tower” by David McGrath

Win Some, Lose Some... by Mike Resnick

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Win Some, Lose Some: The Hugo Award Winning

(and Nominated) Short Science Fiction and Fantasy

of Mike Resnick

(ISFiC Press, August 2012, hc, 600 pp.)

Series editor, Steven H Silver


1989 – “Kirinyaga,” (winner) introduced by Gardner Dozois
1990 – “For I Have Touched the Sky,” Introduced by Nancy Kress
1991 – “Bully!” Introduced by Harry Turtledove
1991 – “The Manamouki,” (winner) introduced by Connie Willis
1992 – “Winter Solstice,” introduced by Laura Resnick
1992 – “One Perfect Morning, With Jackals,” introduced by Janis Ian
1993 – “The Lotus and the Spear,” introduced by Ralph Roberts
1994 – “Mwalimu in the Squared Circle,” introduced by Barry N. Malzberg
1995 – “Barnaby in Exile,” introduced by John Scalzi
1995 – “A Little Knowledge,” introduced by Nick DiChario
1995 – “Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge,” (winner) introduced by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
1996 – “When the Old Gods Die,” introduced by Michael Stackpole
1996 – “Bibi (with Susan Schwartz),” introduced by Susan Shwartz
1997 – “The Land of Nod,” introduced by Lou Anders
1998 – “The 43 Antarean Dynasties,” (winner) introduced by Michael Swanwick
2000 – “Hothouse Flowers,” introduced by Kay Kenyon
2000 – “Hunting the Snark,” introduced by David Brin
2001 – “The Elephants on Neptune,” introduced by Jack McDevitt
2002 – “Old MacDonald Had a Farm,” introduced by Eric Flint
2002 – “Redchapel,” introduced by Kevin J. Anderson
2004 – “Robots Don’t Cry,” introduced by Robert Silverberg
2005 – “A Princess of Earth,” introduced by Catherine Asaro
2005 – “Travels with My Cats,” (winner) introduced by Sheila Williams
2006 – “Down Memory Lane,” introduced by Michael A. Burstein
2007 – “All the Things You Are,” introduced by Robert J. Sawyer
2008 – “Distant Replay,” introduced by Lezli Robyn
2009 – “Article of Faith,” introduced by James Patrick Kelly
2009 – “Alastair Baffle’s Emporium of Wonders,” introduced by Bill Fawcett
2010 – “The Bride of Frankenstein,” introduced by Kij Johnson
2011 – “The Homecoming,” introduced by Brad R. Torgersen

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