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TOC: Year’s Best Fantasy 9 edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer

Kathryn Cramer has posted the Table of Contents for Year’s Best Fantasy 9, which she co-edits with David G. Hartwell:

  1. Shoggoths in Bloom” by Elizabeth Bear
  2. “The Rabbi’s Hobby” by Peter Beagle
  3. “Running the Snake” by Kage Baker
  4. “The Illustrated Biography of Lord Grimm” by Daryl Gregory
  5. “Reader’s Guide” by Lisa Goldstein
  6. “The Salting and Canning of Benevolence D.” by Al Michaud
  7. “Araminta, or, the Wreck of the Amphidrake” by Naomi Novik
  8. A Buyer’s Guide to Maps of Antarctica” by Catherynne M. Valente
  9. “From the Clay of His Heart” by John Brown
  10. If Angels Fight” by Richard Bowes
  11. 26 Monkeys and the Abyss” by Kij Johnson
  12. “Philologos; or, A Murder in Bistrita” by Debra Doyle & James MacDonald
  13. Film-Makers of Mars” by Geoff Ryman
  14. “Childrun” by Marc Laidlaw
  15. “Queen of the Sunlit Shore” by Liz Williams
  16. “Lady Witherspoon’s Solution” by James Morrow
  17. “Dearest Cecily” by Kristine Dikeman
  18. “Ringing the Changes in Okotoks, Alberta” by Randy McCharles
  19. “Caverns of Mystery” by Kage Baker
  20. “Skin Deep” by Richard Parks
  21. “King Pelles the Sure” by Peter Beagle
  22. “A Guided Tour in the Kingdom of the Dead” by Richard Harland
  23. “Avast, Abaft!” by Howard Waldrop
  24. “Gift from a Spring” by Delia Sherman
  25. “The First Editions” by James Stoddard
  26. “The Olverung” by Stephen Woodworth
  27. “Daltharee” by Jeffrey Ford
  28. “The Forest” by Kim Wilkins
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5 Comments on TOC: Year’s Best Fantasy 9 edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer

  1. Edward Milewski // April 2, 2009 at 12:45 pm //

    So when might this actually be available? And in what form? Does anybody know yet?

  2. Edward Milewski // April 2, 2009 at 12:47 pm //

    Does anyone know when this might be available? And in what format?

  3. Pardon my omission.  Kathryn Cramer lists this as “Forthcoming from in 2009”.  No specific release date as yet that I am aware of.

  4. No release date information so far, but what I understand is that it will be initially released in electronic form on

  5. It will be available on September 8th, on  It’s already available for pre-order at Amazon.

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