Here’s the cover and synopsis for the upcoming anthology The Year’s Best Military SF and Space Opera edited by David Afsharirad. It looks like the start of a new annual anthology by the description. (Which perhaps reveals its original title…?)
Note: A larger cover appears after the jump.
The Year’s Best Military and Adventure Science Fiction Stories. Book One of a new Series featuring the best stories of the year from the top magazine and online venues with a military and adventure science fiction theme. PLUS: Interactive Reader Voting. The collection will contain one story chosen via on-line voting from readers. The award will be presented at a major science fiction convention in Summer 2015.
With an introduction by best-selling military science fiction author David Drake and selected by editor David Afsharirad from the top short story markets in the field, here are the most thrilling, pulse-pounding, and thought-provoking stories of the past year. Stories of future military men and women, space opera on a grand scale, and edge-of-your-seat adventure tales in the pulp tradition, from giants of the genre to brilliant up-and-comers.
Plus, you be the judge! INTERACTIVE READER VOTING. One story from this collection will be chosen via proctored on-line voting as Year’s Best Military and Adventure Science Fiction Story, with the award to be presented at a major science fiction convention in late August 2015.
- Paperback: 576 pages
- Publisher: Baen (June 2, 2015)
- ISBN-10: 1476780587
- ISBN-13: 978-1476780580