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Table of Contents: THE YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY 2014 EDITION Edited by Rich Horton

Check out this juicy table of contents for Rich Horton’s upcoming anthology The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2014 Edition:

But first…here’s the book description:

This sixth volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features over thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including Yoon Ha Lee, James Patrick Kelly, Ken Liu, Robert Reed, Lavie Tidhar, Carrie Vaughn, and many others. Selecting the best fiction from Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, F&SF, and other top venues, The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy is your guide to magical realms and worlds beyond tomorrow.

Here’s the table of contents (with story sources)…

  1. “Social Services” by Madeline Ashby (An Aura of Familiarity)
  2. “Out in the Dark” by Linda Nagata (Analog)
  3. “The End of the World as We Know It, and We Feel Fine” by Harry Turtledove (Analog)
  4. “The Oracle” by Lavie Tidhar (Analog)
  5. “Call Girl” by Tang Fei (Apex)
  6. “Ilse, Who Saw Clearly” by E. Lily Yu (Apex)
  7. “They Shall Salt the Earth With Seeds of Glass” by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Asimov’s)
  8. “The Wildfires of Antarctica” by Alan De Niro (Asimov’s)
  9. “The Discovered Country” by Ian R. MacLeod (Asimov’s)
  10. “A Stranger from a Foreign Ship” by Tom Purdom (Asimov’s)
  11. “On the Origin of Song” by Naim Kabir (Beneath Ceaseless Skies)
  12. “Effigy Nights” by Yoon Ha Lee (Clarkesworld)
  13. “Soulcatcher” by James Patrick Kelly (Clarkesworld)
  14. “Found” by Alex Dally MacFarlane (Clarkesworld)
  15. “The Bees Her Heart, the Hive Her Belly” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew (Clockwork Phoenix 4)
  16. “Loss, With Chalk Diagrams” by E. Lily Yu (Eclipse Online)
  17. “A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel” by Ken Liu (F&SF)
  18. “Kormak the Lucky” by Eleanor Arnason (F&SF)
  19. “Grizzled Veterans of Many and Much” by Robert Reed (F&SF)
  20. “Rosary and Goldenstar” by Geoff Ryman (F&SF)
  21. “The Dragons of Merebarton” by K.J. Parker (Fearsome Journeys)
  22. “Martyr’s Gem” by C. S. E. Cooney (Giganotosaurus)
  23. “Such & Such Said to So & So” by Maria Dahvana Headley (Glitter & Mayhem)
  24. “Killing Curses, a Caught-Heart Quest” by Krista Hoeppner Leahy (Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet)
  25. “A Fine Show on the A by ssal Plain” by Karin Tidbeck (Lightspeed)
  26. “Paranormal Romance” by Christopher Barzak (Lightspeed)
  27. “The Dead Sea-Bottom Scrolls” by Howard Waldrop (Old Mars)
  28. “Blanchefleur” by Theodora Goss (Once Upon a Time)
  29. “The Memory Book” by Maureen McHugh (Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells)
  30. “Live Arcade” by Erik Amundsen (Strange Horizons)
  31. “Town’s End” by Yukimi Ogawa (Strange Horizons)
  32. “A Window or a Small Box” by Jedediah Berry (
  33. “Trafalgar and Josefina” by Angelica Gorodischer (Trafalgar)
  34. “Firebrand” by Peter Watts (Twelve Tomorrows)
  35. “Game of Chance” by Carrie Vaughn (Unfettered)

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Prime Books (June 4, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 1607014289
  • ISBN-13: 978-1607014287
About John DeNardo (13012 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

2 Comments on Table of Contents: THE YEAR’S BEST SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY 2014 EDITION Edited by Rich Horton

  1. Small correction: the very first author is Madeline *Ashby* (not *Ash*).

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