Pete Young (peteyoung) wrote,
Pete Young
peteyoung

Genre short fiction, early–1949

Short stories and novelettes

pre-19th Century
Best of pre-19th Century

Voltaire, 'Cuckoldage'  (c. 1715)
Voltaire, 'Micromégas'  (1752)
Honourable mentions
Voltaire, 'Plato's Dream'  (1756)
All stories
William Blake, 'An Island in the Moon'  (1784)
Sung-Ling P'u, 'The Boatmen of Lao-Lung'  (STRANGE STORIES FROM A CHINESE STUDIO, 1679)
Lucian of Samosata, True History  (c. 150)
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19th Century
Best of 19th Century

Anon., 'A Bold Peep Ahead'  (ARGOSY, 5 AUGUST 1893)
Hans Christian Andersen, 'In a Thousand Years'  (1853)
Ambrose Bierce, 'The Ingenious Patriot'  (1891)
Fyodor Dostoevsky, 'The Dream of a Ridiculous Man'  (1877)
H.G. Wells, 'The Star'  (THE GRAPHIC, DECEMBER 1897)
Honourable mentions
Guy de Maupassant, 'Was it a Dream?'  (GIL BLAS, MAY 1887)
Charles Dickens, 'A Child's Dream of a Star'  (HOUSEHOLD WORDS, 6 APRIL 1850)
Robert Louis Stevenson, 'The Bottle Imp'  (NEW YORK HERALD, MARCH 1891)
All stories
Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Little Match Girl'  (DANSK FOLKEKALENDER FOR 1846, DECEMBER 1845)
Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Tinderbox'  (FAIRY TALES TOLD FOR CHILDREN, 1835)
Hans Christian Andersen, 'Little Claus and Big Claus'  (FAIRY TALES TOLD FOR CHILDREN. FIRST COLLECTION, 1835)
Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Princess on the Pea'  (FAIRY TALES TOLD FOR CHILDREN. FIRST COLLECTION, 1835)
Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier'  (FAIRY TALES TOLD FOR CHILDREN. NEW COLLECTION, 1838)
Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Nightingale'  (NEW FAIRY TALES, 1843)
Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Red Shoes'  (NEW FAIRY TALES. FIRST VOLUME. THIRD COLLECTION, 1845)
Guy de Maupassant, 'Dreams'  (LE GAULOIS, 8 JUNE 1882)
Lafcadio Hearn, 'The Legend of Zhi Nü'  (SOME CHINESE GHOSTS, 1887)
Lafcadio Hearn, 'The Return of Yan Zhenjing'  (SOME CHINESE GHOSTS, 1887)
Lafcadio Hearn, 'The Soul of the Great Bell'  (SOME CHINESE GHOSTS, 1887)
Lafcadio Hearn, 'The Story of Ying Mi'  (SOME CHINESE GHOSTS, 1887)
Lafcadio Hearn, 'The Tale of the Porcelain God'  (SOME CHINESE GHOSTS, 1887)
Lafcadio Hearn, 'The Tradition of the Tea Plant'  (SOME CHINESE GHOSTS, 1887)
Rudyard Kipling, 'The Bisara of Pooree'  (PLAIN TALES FROM THE HILLS, 1890)
Rudyard Kipling, 'In the House of Suddhoo'  (THE CIVIL AND MILITARY GAZETTE, 30 APRIL 1886)
Edgar Allan Poe, 'The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion'  (BURTON'S GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 1839)
Heinrich von Kleist, 'St. Cecilia or the Power of Music (A Legend)'  (BERLIN ABENDBLÄTTER, 1810)
H.G. Wells, 'The Moth'  (PALL MALL GAZETTE, MARCH 1895)
H.G. Wells, 'The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes'  (PALL MALL BUDGET, MARCH 1895)
H.G. Wells, 'The Sea Raiders'  (THE PLATTNER STORY AND OTHERS, 1897)
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Lafcadio Hearn, Some Chinese Ghosts (ROBERTS BROTHERS, 1887)  [ review ]

1900
Best of 1900

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1901
Best of 1901

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1902
Best of 1902

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1903
Best of 1903

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1904
Best of 1904

George Griffith, 'From Pole to Pole'  (WINDSOR MAGAZINE, OCTOBER 1904)
Honourable mentions
All stories
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1905
Best of 1905

Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, 'Sultana's Dream'  (THE INDIAN LADIES MAGAZINE, 1905)
Honourable mentions
All stories
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1906
Best of 1906

H.G. Wells, 'The Door in the Wall'  (THE DAILY CHRONICLE, 14 JULY 1906)
Honourable mentions
All stories
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1907
Best of 1907

William Hope Hodgson, 'The Voice in the Night'  (THE BLUE MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 1907)
Honourable mentions
All stories
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1908
Best of 1908

Honourable mentions
E.M. Forster, 'The Celestial Omnibus'  (ALBANY REVIEW, 1908)
All stories
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1909
Best of 1909

E.M. Forster, 'The Machine Stops'  (THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE REVIEW, NOVEMBER 1909)
Honourable mentions
All stories
Saki (Hector Hugh Munro), 'Tobermory' (1909)  (THE CHRONICLES OF CLOVIS, 1911)
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1910
Best of 1910

Honourable mentions
All stories
William Hope Hodgson, 'The Whistling Room'  (THE IDLER, MARCH 1910)
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1911
Best of 1911

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1912
Best of 1912

Honourable mentions
All stories
J.U. Giesy & Junius B. Smith, 'In 2112' ( 1912 )  (THE CAVALIER, 10 AUGUST 1912)
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1913
Best of 1913

Hermann Hesse, 'Augustus'  (1913)  (MÄRCHEN, 1919)
Honourable mentions
All stories
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1914
Best of 1914

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1915
Best of 1915

Hermann Hesse, 'Strange News from Another Star' (1915)  (MÄRCHEN, 1919)
Honourable mentions
All stories
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1916
Best of 1916

Honourable mentions
All stories
Hermann Hesse, 'Faldum'  (1916)  (MÄRCHEN, 1919)
Hermann Hesse, 'A Dream Sequence'  (1916)  (MÄRCHEN, 1919)
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1917
Best of 1917

Honourable mentions
All stories
Hermann Hesse, 'The Hard Passage'  (1917)  (MÄRCHEN, 1919)
Franz Kafka, 'Jackals and Arabs'  (DER JUDE, 1917)
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1918
Best of 1918

Honourable mentions
All stories
Stefan Grabinski, 'Strabismus'  (ON THE HILL OF ROSES, 1918)
Hermann Hesse, 'Iris'  (1918)  (MÄRCHEN, 1919)
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Stefan Grabinski, The Dark Domain (1918)

1919
Best of 1919

Stefan Grabinski, 'The Motion Demon'  (THE MOTION DEMON, 1919)
H.P. Lovecraft, 'The Picture in the House'  (NATIONAL AMATEUR, JULY 1919)
Honourable Mentions
Arthur Conan Doyle, 'The Horror of the Heights'  (EVERYBODY'S MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 1919)
Stefan Grabinski, 'Szamota's Mistress'  (1919)
All Stories
Stefan Grabinski, 'In the Compartment'  (THE MOTION DEMON, 1919)
Stefan Grabinski, 'The Wandering Train'  (THE MOTION DEMON, 1919)
I.A. Ireland, 'Climax for a Ghost Story'  (1919)
H.P. Lovecraft, 'Dagon'  (VAGRANT, NOVEMBER 1919)
Katharine Metcalf Roof, 'Black Fire' (pdf)  (ALL-STORY WEEKLY, AUGUST 1919)
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1920
Best of 1920

Stefan Grabinski, 'Saturnin Sektor'  (1920)
Honourable Mentions
All Stories
H.P. Lovecraft, 'The Statement of Randolph Carter'  (VAGRANT, MAY 1920)
H.P. Lovecraft, 'Nyarlathotep'  (UNITED AMATEUR, NOVEMBER 1920)
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1921
Best of 1921

Honourable Mentions
H.P. Lovecraft, 'Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and his Family'  (WOLVERINE, MARCH–JUNE 1921)
All Stories
Stefan Grabinski, 'The Glance'  (1921)
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1922
Best of 1922

H.P. Lovecraft, 'Herbert West – Reanimator';  (HOME BREW, FEBRUARY–JULY 1922)
Honourable Mentions
F. Scott Fitzgerald, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'  (TALES OF THE JAZZ AGE, 1922)
All Stories
H.P. Lovecraft, 'Celephaïs'  (RAINBOW, MAY 1922)
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1923
Best of 1923

Honourable Mentions
All Stories

1924
Best of 1924

Franz Kafka, 'A Hunger Artist';  (EIN HUNGERKÜNSTLER, 1924)
Honourable Mentions
All Stories

1925
Best of 1925

Honourable mentions
G.K. Chesterton, 'The Coloured Lands'  (NUMBER THREE JOY STREET: A MEDLEY OF PROSE AND VERSE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, 1925)
All Stories
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1926
Best of 1926

Honourable Mentions
All Stories
H.P. Lovecraft, 'The Outsider'  (WEIRD TALES, APRIL 1926)
H.P. Lovecraft, 'The Terrible Old Man'  (WEIRD TALES, AUGUST 1926)
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1927
Best of 1927

Honourable Mentions
All Stories

1928
Best of 1928

Honourable Mentions
All Stories

1929
Best of 1929

Honourable Mentions
All Stories
Hugo Gernsback, 'The Killing Flash'  (SCIENCE WONDER STORIES, NOVEMBER 1929)
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1930
Best of 1930

Honourable mentions
All stories
Cyril Plunkett, 'The X Gas' (.pdf)  (AIR WONDER STORIES, MARCH 1930)
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1931
Best of 1931

Honourable mentions
All stories
Franz Kafka, 'A Little Fable'  (BEIM BAU DER CHINESISCHEN MAUER, 1931)
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1932
Best of 1932

Honourable mentions
All stories
John Shamus O'Donnell (Flann O'Brien), 'Naval Control'  (AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY, JANUARY 1932)
Arthur Leo Zagat, 'When the Sleepers Woke'  (ASTOUNDING STORIES, NOVEMBER 1932)
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1933
Best of 1933

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1934
Best of 1934

Honourable mentions
John W. Campbell, Jr., 'Twilight'  (ASTOUNDING STORIES, NOVEMBER 1934)
Stanley G. Weinbaum, 'A Martian Odyssey'  (WONDER STORIES, JULY 1934)
All stories
Henry J. Kostkos, 'The Man Who Stopped the Earth'  (AMAZING STORIES, MARCH 1934)
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1935
Best of 1935

Honourable mentions
All stories
Charles Williams, 'Et in Sempiternum Pereant'  (THE LONDON MERCURY, DECEMBER 1935)
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1936
Best of 1936

Honourable mentions
All stories
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1937
Best of 1937

Honourable mentions
All stories
Nelson Bond, 'The Voice from the Curious Cube'  (NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE, 1954)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Travel by Wire!'  (AMATEUR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, DECEMBER 1937)
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1938
Best of 1938

Honourable mentions
Charles F. Hall, 'The Man Who Lived Backwards'  (TALES OF WONDER, SUMMER 1938)
All stories
Arthur C. Clarke, 'How We Went to Mars'  (AMATEUR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, MARCH 1938)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Retreat from Earth'  (AMATEUR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, MARCH 1938)
Lester del Rey, 'Helen O'Loy'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, DECEMBER 1938)
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1939
Best of 1939

Eando Binder, 'I, Robot'  (AMAZING STORIES, JANUARY 1939)
Honourable mentions
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Ether Breather'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, SEPTEMBER 1939)
All stories
Cecil Corwin (C.M. Kornbluth), 'The Rocket of 1955' (1939)  (STIRRING SCIENCE STORIES, APRIL 1941)
Henry Kuttner, 'The Misguided Halo'  (UNKNOWN, AUGUST 1939)
Warner van Lorne (Nelson Tremaine), 'Wanted: 7 Fearless Engineers!'  (AMAZING STORIES, FEBRUARY 1939)
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1940
Best of 1940

Theodore Sturgeon, 'It'  (UNKNOWN FANTASY FICTION, AUGUST 1940)
Honourable mentions
Eric Frank Russell, 'I, Spy!'  (TALES OF WONDER, AUTUMN 1940)
All stories
Robert Heinlein, 'The Roads Must Roll'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, JUNE 1940)
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1941
Best of 1941

Isaac Asimov, 'Nightfall'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, SEPTEMBER 1941)
Robert Heinlein, 'Universe'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, MAY 1941)
Robert Heinlein, 'Common Sense'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, OCTOBER 1941)
Honourable mentions
Jorge Luis Borges, 'The Lottery in Babylon'  (SUR, 1941)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Microcosmic God'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, APRIL 1941)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Yesterday Was Monday'  (UNKNOWN, JUNE 1941)
All stories
Fredric Brown, 'Armageddon'  (UNKNOWN FANTASY FICTION, AUGUST 1941)
Waldo Kellar (Gerald Kersh), 'Frozen Beauty' (1941)  (THE BRIGHTON MONSTER AND OTHERS, 1953)
Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore, 'A Gnome There Was'  (UNKNOWN WORLDS, OCTOBER 1941)
Eric Frank Russell, 'Homo Saps'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, DECEMBER 1941)
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1942
Best of 1942

Honourable mentions
A.E. Van Vogt, 'The Weapon Shop'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, DECEMBER 1942)
All stories
Isaac Asimov, 'Foundation'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, MAY 1942)
Isaac Asimov, 'Bridle and Saddle'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 1942)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Whacky'  (THE FANTAST, JULY 1942)
Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'The Twonky'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, SEPTEMBER 1942)
A.E. van Vogt, 'The Weapon Shop'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, DECEMBER 1942)
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1943
Best of 1943

Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'Mimsy Were the Borogroves'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, FEBRUARY 1943)
Honourable mentions
Edmond Hamilton, 'Exile'  (SUPER SCIENCE STORIES, MAY 1943)
All stories
Marcel Aymé, 'The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls'  (1943)
Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'Endowment Policy'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, AUGUST 1943)
Henry Kuttner, 'Nothing But Gingerbread Left'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, JANUARY 1943)
Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'Shock'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, MARCH 1943)
Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'The Proud Robot'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, OCTOBER 1943)
Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'The Iron Standard'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, DECEMBER 1943)
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1944
Best of 1944

Honourable mentions
Fredric Brown, 'Arena'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, JUNE 1944)
Clifford Simak, 'Huddling Place'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, JULY 1944)
C.L. Moore, 'No Woman Born'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, DECEMBER 1944)
All stories
Isaac Asimov, 'The Big and the Little'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, AUGUST 1944)
Isaac Asimov, 'The Wedge'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, OCTOBER 1944)
Henry Kuttner, 'Housing Problem'  (CHARM MAGAZINE, OCTOBER 1944)
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1945
Best of 1945

Murray Leinster, 'First Contact'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, OCTOBER 1945)
Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'What You Need'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, MAY 1945)
Honourable mentions
All stories
Lewis Padgett (Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore), 'Line to Tomorrow'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, NOVEMBER 1945)
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1946
Best of 1946

Henry Kuttner, 'Absalom'  (STARTLING STORIES, FALL 1946)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Loophole'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, APRIL 1946)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Rescue Party'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, MAY 1946)
All stories
Fredric Brown, 'Placet is a Crazy Place'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, MAY 1946)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Technical Error'  (FANTASY, DECEMBER 1946)
S. Fowler Wright, 'Original Sin'  (THE WITCHFINDER, 1946)
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1947
Best of 1947

Theodore Sturgeon, 'Maturity'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, FEBRUARY 1947)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Tiny and the Monster'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, MAY 1947)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Nightfall' (aka. 'The Curse')  (KING'S COLLEGE REVIEW, 1947)
William Lindsay Gresham, 'The Dream Dust Factory'  (THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, OCTOBER 1947)
Eric Frank Russell, 'The Timid Tiger'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1947)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Thunder and Roses'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, NOVEMBER 1947)
All stories
Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore, 'Exit the Professor'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, OCTOBER 1947)
Hudson Hastings (Henry Kuttner), 'The Big Night'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, JUNE 1947)
E.G. O'Brien (Arthur C. Clarke), 'The Fires Within'  (FANTASY, AUGUST 1947)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Largo'  (FANTASTIC ADVENTURES, JULY 1947)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'The Sky Was Full of Ships' (aka. 'The Cave of History')  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, JUNE 1947)
Charles Willis (Arthur C. Clarke), 'Castaway'  (FANTASY, APRIL 1947)
Charles Willis (Arthur C. Clarke), 'Inheritance'  (NEW WORLDS #3, 1947)
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1948
Best of 1948

Ray Bradbury, 'Mars Is Heaven!'  (PLANET STORIES, FALL 1948)
Fredric Brown, 'Knock'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, DECEMBER 1948)
Martin Gardner, 'The Devil and the Trombone'  (THE RECORD CHANGER, MAY 1948)
Judith Merril, 'That Only a Mother'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, JUNE 1948)
Honourable mentions
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Memory'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, AUGUST 1948)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'The Professor's Teddy Bear'  (WEIRD TALES, MARCH 1948)
All stories
Martin Gardner, 'Thang' (1948)  (EVERETT BLEILER, ed.,THE BEST SCIENCE-FICTION STORIES: 1949, 1949)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'It Wasn't Syzygy' (aka. 'The Deadly Ratio')  (WEIRD TALES, JANUARY 1948)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'That Low'  (FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES, OCTOBER 1948)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'There Is No Defense'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, FEBRUARY 1948)
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1949
Best of 1949

Ray Bradbury, 'Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, AUGUST 1949)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Breaking Strain'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, DECEMBER 1949)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'History Lesson' (aka. 'Expedition to Earth')  (STARTLING STORIES, MAY 1949)
John Benyon (John Wyndham), 'Time to Rest'  (JOHN CARNELL, ed., NEW WORLDS No. 5, 1949)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Breaking Strain' (aka. 'Thirty Seconds – Thirty Days')  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, DECEMBER 1949)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Forgotten Enemy'  (NEW WORLDS #5, 1949)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Transience'  (STARTLING STORIES, JULY 1949)
John Wyndham, 'Adaptation'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, JULY 1949)
All stories
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Hide-and-Seek'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, SEPTEMBER 1949)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Lion of Comarre'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, AUGUST 1949)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Wall of Darkness'  (SUPER SCIENCE STORIES, JULY 1949)
Charles Duncombe, 'Initial Error'  (OPERATION FANTAST #2, SEPTEMBER 1949)
Kirby Frazier, 'She'  (OPERATION FANTAST #2, SEPTEMBER 1949)
Raymond F. Jones, 'The Alien Machine'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, JUNE 1949)
Raymond F. Jones, 'The Shroud of Secrecy'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, DECEMBER 1949)
Henry Kuttner, 'Cold War'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, OCTOBER 1949)
Eric Frank Russell, 'The Undecided'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1949)
Laurence Sandfield, 'Mist'  (OPERATION FANTAST #2, SEPTEMBER 1949)
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