Pete Young (peteyoung) wrote,
Pete Young
peteyoung

Genre short fiction, 1950–1959

Short stories and novelettes

1950
Best of 1950

Damon Knight, 'To Serve Man'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1950; 2001 RETRO HUGO AWARD)
Cyril M. Kornbluth, 'The Little Black Bag'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION, JULY 1950)
Cordwainer Smith (Paul Linebarger), 'Scanners Live in Vain'  (FANTASY BOOK No. 6, 1950)
Ian Williamson, 'Chemical Plant'  (NEW WORLDS, WINTER 1950)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'A Walk in the Dark'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, AUGUST 1950)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Guardian Angel'  (FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES, APRIL 1950)
Richard Matheson, 'Born of Man and Woman'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE-FICTION, SUMMER 1950)
Fritz Leiber, 'Coming Attraction'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1950)
William F. Temple, 'Always Afternoon' (1950)  (88 GRAY'S INN ROAD, 2000)
Charles Willis (Arthur C. Clarke), 'Silence Please'  (SCIENCE-FANTASY, WINTER 1950)
All stories
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Nemesis' (aka. 'Exile of the Eons')  (SUPER SCIENCE STORIES, MARCH 1950)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Time's Arrow'  (SCIENCE-FANTASY, SUMMER 1950)
Ralph Milne Farley (Roger Sherman Hoar), 'The Man Who Could Turn Back the Clock'  (THE OMNIBUS OF TIME, 1950)
Charles L. Harness, 'The New Reality'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, DECEMBER 1953)
Raymond F. Jones, 'The Greater Conflict'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, FEBRUARY 1950)
Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore, 'The Voice of the Lobster'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, FEBRUARY 1950)
Eric Frank Russell, 'First Person Singular'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, OCTOBER 1950)
William F. Temple, 'Forget-Me-Not'  (OTHER WORLDS SCIENCE STORIES, SEPTEMBER 1950)
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Isaac Asimov, I, Robot  (GNOME PRESS, 1950)

1951
Best of 1951

John Benyon (John Wyndham), 'No Place Like Earth'  (NEW WORLDS, SPRING 1951)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Sentinel'  (DONALD A. WOLLHEIM, ed., 10 STORY FANTASY, SPRING 1951)
H.B. Fyfe, 'Protected Species'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1951)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'Dark Benediction'  (FANTASTIC ADVENTURE, SEPTEMBER 1951)
Frank M. Robinson, 'The Hunting Season'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1951)
Eric Frank Russell, 'The Witness'  (OTHER WORLDS SCIENCE STORIES, SEPTEMBER 1951)
Honourable mentions
Anthony Boucher, 'Star Bride'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, DECEMBER 1951)
Anthony Boucher, 'The Quest for Saint Aquin'  (RAYMOND J. HEALY, ed., NEW TALES OF SPACE AND TIME, NOVEMBER 1951)
Ray Bradbury, 'The Pedestrian'  (THE REPORTER, 7 AUGUST 1951)
Reginald Bretnor, 'The Man on Top' (1951)  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, SEPTEMBER 1960)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Second Dawn'  (SCIENCE FICTION QUARTERLY, AUGUST 1951)
All stories
Isaac Asimov, 'The Fun They Had'  (NEA SERVICE, DECEMBER 1951)
Ray Bradbury, 'The Fog Horn'  (THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, JUNE 1951)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'All the Time in the World'  (STARTLING STORIES, JULY 1951)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Earthlight'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, AUGUST 1951)
Arthur C. Clarke, '“If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth...”'  (FUTURE, SEPTEMBER 1951)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Superiority'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1951)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Road to the Sea' (aka. 'Seeker of the Sphinx')  (TWO COMPLETE SCIENCE-ADVENTURE BOOKS, SPRING 1951)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Trouble with the Natives' (aka. 'Three Men in a Flying Saucer')  (LILLIPUT, FEBRUARY 1951)
Martin Gardner, 'Oom' (1951)  (ISAAC ASIMOV, MARTIN GREENBERG & JOSEPH D. OLANDER, eds., 100 GREAT SCIENCE FICTION SHORT SHORT STORIES, 1978)
B.T. Jeeves, 'Insolation...'  (OPERATION FANTAST 9, SUMMER 1951)
Edwin Leslie, 'Survival'  (OPERATION FANTAST 8, MARCH 1951)
J.T. M'Intosh (James Macgregor), 'Pandora's Box'  (OPERATION FANTAST 8, MARCH 1951)
Eric Frank Russell, 'Rainbow's End'  (IMAGINATION, APRIL 1951)
Jack Vance, 'Men of the Ten Books'  (STARTLING STORIES, MARCH 1951)
Charles Willis (Arthur C. Clarke), 'Holiday on the Moon'  (HEIRESS MAGAZINE, JANUARY–APRIL 1951)
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Ken Slater, ed., Operation Fantast 8 (MARCH 1951)
Ken Slater, ed., Operation Fantast 9 (SUMMER 1951)

1952
Best of 1952

Walter M. Miller Jr., 'Blood Bank'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 1952)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'The Big Hunger'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1952)
Honourable mentions
Eric Frank Russell, 'A Little Oil'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1952)
Eric Frank Russell, 'Second Genesis'  (BLUE BOOK, JANUARY 1952)
All stories
James Blish, 'Surface Tension'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1952)
Anthony Boucher, 'The First'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1952)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Awakening'  (FUTURE, JANUARY 1952)
Philip K. Dick, 'Beyond Lies the Wub'  (PLANET STORIES, JULY 1952)
Philip K. Dick, 'The Gun' (PLANET STORIES SEPTEMBER 1952)
Gordon R. Dickson, 'The Mousetrap'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, SEPTEMBER 1952)
Edmond Hamilton, 'What's It Like Out There?'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, DECEMBER 1952)
Frank Herbert, 'Looking for Something?'  (STARTLING STORIES, APRIL 1952)
Murray Leinster (William Fitzgerald Jenkins), 'The Middle of the Week After Next'  (THRILLING WONDER STORIES, AUGUST 1952)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'Conditionally Human'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1952)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'Dumb Waiter'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1952)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'It Takes a Thief' (aka. 'Big Joe and the Nth Generation')  (IF, MAY 1952)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'Command Performance' (aka. 'Anybody Else Like Me?')  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1952)
Eric Frank Russell, 'Last Blast'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1952)
Michael Shaara, 'Grenville's Planet'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1952)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1953
Best of 1953

Jerome Bixby, 'It's a Good Life'  (STAR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES No. 2, DECEMBER 1953)
James Blish, 'Common Time'  (SCIENCE FICTION QUARTERLY, AUGUST 1953)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Publicity Campaign'  (LONDON EVENING NEWS, 1953)
Charles L. Harness, 'The Rose'  (AUTHENTIC SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1953)
Henry Kuttner & C.L. Moore, 'Or Else'  (AMAZING STORIES, AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 1953)
Ward Moore, 'Lot'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MAY 1953)
Robert Sheckley, 'The Monsters'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1953)
William Tenn, 'The Liberation of Earth'  (FUTURE, MAY 1953)
Honourable mentions
Alfred Bester, 'Star Light, Star Bright'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 1953)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Jupiter Five'  (IF, MAY 1953)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Nine Billion Name of God'  (FREDERIK POHL, ed., STAR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES 1, 1953)
Damon Knight, 'Four in One'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1953)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'A Saucer of Loneliness'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1953)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'A Way Home'  (AMAZING STORIES, APRIL–MAY 1953)
Jack Vance, 'Sjambak'  (IF WORLDS OF SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 1953)
All stories
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Encounter in the Dawn'  (AMAZING, JUNE–JULY 1953)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Other Tiger'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JUNE–JULY 1953)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Parasite'  (THE AVON SF&F READER, 1953)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Possessed'  (DYNAMIC SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1953)
Philip K. Dick, 'The Defenders' (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION JANUARY 1953)
Charles L. Harness, 'The Chessplayers'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1953)
Gerald Kersh, 'Frozen Beauty'  (THE BRIGHTON MONSTER, 1953)
Henry Kuttner, 'Home Is the Hunter'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 1953)
Henry Kuttner, 'Year Day'  (AHEAD OF TIME, 1953)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'Crucifixus Etiam'  (ASTONISHING SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1953)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'I, Dreamer'  (AMAZING STORIES, JUNE–JULY 1953)
Arthur Porges, 'The Ruum'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1953)
J.B. Priestley, 'The Other Place'  (THE OTHER PLACE, 1953)
Robert Sheckley, 'Feeding Time'  (FANTASY MAGAZINE, MARCH 1953)
Robert Sheckley, 'The Perfect Woman'  (AMAZING STORIES, DECEMBER 1953–JANUARY 1954)
Robert Sheckley, 'Starting from Scratch' (1953)  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1970)
William F. Temple, 'Mind Within Mind'  (AUTHENTIC SCIENCE FICTION MONTHLY #33, MAY 1953)
Kurt Vonnegut Jr., 'Tom Edison's Shaggy Dog'  (COLLIER'S, 14 MARCH 1953)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1954
Best of 1954

Alfred Bester, 'Fondly Farenheit'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1954)
Philip K. Dick, 'Foster, You're Dead!'  (FREDERIK POHL, ed., STAR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES No. 3, 1954)
Tom Godwin, 'The Cold Equations'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1954)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'The Will'  (FANTASTIC, JANUARY–FEBRUARY 1954)
Ward Moore, 'Lot's Daughter'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1954)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'No Morning After'  (AUGUST DERLETH, ed., TIME TO COME, 1954)
Frank Herbert, 'The Gone Dogs'  (AMAZING STORIES, NOVEMBER 1954)
Frank Herbert, 'Operation Syndrome'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 1954)
All stories
Ray Bradbury, 'All Summer in a Day'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1954)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Armaments Race'  (ADVENTURE, APRIL 1954)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Deep Range'  (ARGOSY, APRIL 1954)
Philip K. Dick, 'Beyond the Door' (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE JANUARY 1954)
Philip K. Dick, 'The Crystal Crypt' (PLANET STORIES JANUARY 1954)
Volsted Gridban (John Russell Fearn), 'The Machine Lives On' (aka. 'Alice, Where Art Thou?')  (VARGO STATTEN SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE, VOL. 1 No. 4, 1954)
Carl Jacobi, 'Made in Tanganyika'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, MAY 1954)
Arthur Porges, 'The Devil and Simon Flagg'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1954)
Suzanne Ross, 'The Subtle Ones'  (THE SARASOTAN, APRIL 1954)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Eric Frank Russell, Deep Space  (FANTASY PRESS, 1954)

1955
Best of 1955

Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Star'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1955; 1956 HUGO AWARD)
C.L. Moore & Henry Kuttner, 'Two-Handed Engine'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1955)
Frederik Pohl, 'The Tunnel Under the World'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, JANUARY 1955)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Big Game Hunt' (aka. 'The Reckless Ones')  (ADVENTURE, OCTOBER 1956) CHECK YEAR
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'The Darfsteller'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, JANUARY 1955)
Cordwainer Smith (Paul Linebarger), 'The Game of Rat and Dragon'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1955)
All stories
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Patent Pending' (aka. 'The Invention')  (ADVENTURE, NOVEMBER 1955)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Refugee' (aka. '?', 'This Earth of Majesty', 'Royal Prerogative')  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 1955)
Ray Cummings, 'The Man Who Could Go Away'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JULY 1955)
Philip K. Dick, 'A Surface Raid'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JULY 1955)
Frank Herbert, 'Occupation Force'  (FANTASTIC, AUGUST 1955)
Frank Herbert, 'Rat Race'  (ASTOUNDING, JULY 1955)
Frank Belknap Long, 'Rebirth'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JULY 1955)
Sam Merwin, Jr., 'The Man from the Flying Saucer'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JULY 1955)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'The Triflin’ Man' (aka. 'You Triflin’ Skunk!')  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JANUARY 1955)
Eric Frank Russell, 'Proof'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JULY 1955)
Dal Stivens, 'Moving with the Times'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JULY 1955)
Theodore Sturgeon, 'Hurricane Trio'  (GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1955)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1956
Best of 1956

Damon Knight, 'The Country of the Kind'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1956)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'What Goes Up'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JANUARY 1956)
Harlan Ellison, 'Rain, Rain, Go Away'  (SCIENCE FANTASY Vol. 7 #20, 1956)
Robert Randall (Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett), 'Deus Ex Machina'  (SCIENCE FICTION QUARTERLY, NOVEMBER 1956)
All stories
Gordon Aghill (Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett), 'Catch a Thief'  (AMAZING STORIES, JULY 1956)
Isaac Asimov, 'Jokester'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, DECEMBER 1956)
J.G. Ballard, 'Escapement'  (NEW WORLDS, DECEMBER 1956)
James Blish, 'The Writing of the Rat'  (GALAXY, JULY 1956)
John Brunner, 'The Biggest Game' (aka. 'The Men in Black')  (SCIENCE FANTASY vol. 6 #17, 1956)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Pacifist'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, OCTOBER 1956)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Reluctant Orchid'  (SATELLITE, DECEMBER 1956)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Venture to the Moon'  (LONDON EVENING STANDARD, 1956)
Harlan Ellison, 'A Lot of Saucers'  (1956)
Harlan Ellison, 'Blind Lightning'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 1956)
Harlan Ellison, 'Gnomebody'  (AMAZING STORIES, OCTOBER 1956)
Harlan Ellison, 'Life Hutch'  (IF: WORLDS OF SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1956)
Harlan Ellison, 'The Silver Corridor'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1956)
Harlan Ellison, 'Tracking Level'  (AMAZING STORIES, DECEMBER 1956)
Frank Herbert, 'The Nothing'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JANUARY 1956)
Clyde Mitchell (Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett), 'The Mummy Takes a Wife'  (FANTASTIC SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, DECEMBER 1956)
Robert Randall (Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett), 'No Future in This'  (SCIENCE FICTION QUARTERLY, MAY 1956)
Robert Randall (Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett), 'The Slow and the Dead'  (FANTASTIC SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, AUGUST 1956)
Richard Wilson, 'Course of Empire'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1956)
Richard Wilson, 'Don't Fence Me In'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1956)
Richard Wilson, 'Show Your Might'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, MAY 1956)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
James Blish, The Seedling Stars  (GNOME PRESS, 1956)

1957
Best of 1957

Poul Anderson, 'Call Me Joe'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1957)
Lloyd Biggle, Jr., 'Tunesmith'  (IF, AUGUST 1957)
Harlan Ellison, 'Deeper than the Darkness'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1977)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'Vengeance for Nikolai'  (VENTURE SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1957)
Honourable mentions
Harlan Ellison, 'Soldier'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, OCTOBER 1957)
All stories
Isaac Asimov, 'A Loint of Paw'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1957)
J.G. Ballard, 'Build-Up' (aka. 'The Concentration City')  (NEW WORLDS #55, JANUARY 1957)
J.G. Ballard, 'Manhole 69'  (NEW WORLDS #65, NOVEMBER 1957)
Cordwainer Bird (Harlan Ellison), 'Invasion Footnote'  (SUPER-SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1957)
Marion Zimmer Bradley, 'Bird of Prey'  (VENTURE SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE, MAY 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Cold War'  (SATELLITE, APRIL 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Critical Mass'  (SPACE SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE, AUGUST 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Let There Be Light'  (DUNDEE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH, SEPTEMBER 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Moving Spirit'  (TALES FROM THE WHITE HART, 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Security Check'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Sleeping Beauty'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Defenestration of Ermintrude Inch'  (TALES FROM THE WHITE HART, 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Man Who Ploughed the Sea'  (SATELLITE, JUNE 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Next Tenants'  (SATELLITE, FEBRUARY 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Other Side of the Sky'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER 1957)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Ultimate Melody'  (IF, FEBRUARY 1957)
Harlan Ellison, 'Night Vigil' (aka. 'Yellow Streak Hero')  (AMAZING STORIES MAY 1957)
Walter M. Miller Jr., 'The Lineman'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 1957)
Clyde Mitchell (Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett), 'Deadly Decoy'  (AMAZING STORIES, FEBRUARY 1957)
Robert Silverberg, 'Why?'  (SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, NOVEMBER 1957)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1958
Best of 1958

Brian Aldiss, 'Who Can Replace a Man?'  (INFINITY SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 1958)
Alfred Bester, 'The Men Who Murdered Mohammed'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1958)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Songs of Distant Earth'  (IF, JUNE 1958)
Walter S. Tevis, 'Far From Home'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, DECEMBER 1958)
Honourable mentions
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Out of the Sun'  (IF, FEBRUARY 1958)
Harlan Ellison, 'The Very Last Day of a Good Woman' (aka. 'The Last Day')  (ROGUE MAGAZINE, NOVEMBER 1958)
Robert Randall (Robert Silverberg & Randall Garrett), 'A Little Intelligence'  (FUTURE SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 1958)
Henry Slesar, 'Examination Day'  (PLAYBOY, FEBRUARY 1958)
John Wyndham, 'The Space Station: A.D. 1994'  (NEW WORLDS SCIENCE FICTION #70, APRIL 1958)
John Wyndham, 'The Moon: A.D. 2044'  (NEW WORLDS SCIENCE FICTION #72, JUNE 1958)
John Wyndham, 'Mars: A.D. 2094'  (NEW WORLDS SCIENCE FICTION #73, JULY 1958)
John Wyndham, 'Venus: A.D. 2144'  (NEW WORLDS SCIENCE FICTION #75, SEPTEMBER 1958)
All stories
J.G. Ballard, 'Track 12'  (NEW WORLDS, APRIL 1958)
Alfred Bester, 'The Die-Hard'  (STARBURST, MAY 1958)
Kenneth Bulmer, 'Advertise Your Cyanide' (NEBULA, APRIL 1958)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'A Slight Case of Sunstroke' (aka. 'The Stroke of the Sun')  (GALAXY MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 1958)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Cosmic Casanova'  (VENTURE, MAY 1958)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Who's There?'  (NEW WORLDS, NOVEMBER 1958)
Gordon R. Dickson, 'The Christmas Present'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JANUARY 1958)
Harlan Ellison, 'Are You Listening?' (aka. 'The Forces That Crush')  (AMAZING SCIENCE FICTION, DECEMBER 1958)
Harlan Ellison, 'Nothing for My Noon Meal'  (NEBULA SCIENCE FICTION, MAY 1958)
Edward D. Hoch, 'The Last Paradox'  (FUTURE SCIENCE FICTION #39, OCTOBER 1958)
Edward D. Hoch, 'Zoo'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE, JUNE 1958)
Damon Knight, 'Eripmav'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 1958)
C.M. Kornbluth, 'The Advent on Channel Twelve'  (STAR SCIENCE FICTION STORIES #4, NOVEMBER 1958)
Robert Silverberg, 'The Man Who Never Forgot'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1958)
Cordwainer Smith (Paul Linebarger), 'The Burning of the Brain'  (IF, OCTOBER 1958)
James White, 'Tableau' (NEW WORLDS SCIENCE FICTION, MAY 1958)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1959
Best of 1959

Robert A. Heinlein, '“All You Zombies...”'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1959)
Daniel Keyes, 'Flowers for Algernon'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1959; 1960 HUGO AWARD)
Honourable mentions
Poul Anderson, 'A Handful of Stars'  (AMAZING STORIES, JUNE 1959)
J.G. Ballard, 'The Waiting Grounds'  (NEW WORLDS, NOVEMBER 1959)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Orbiting...'  (DUDE, MARCH 1959)
Harlan Ellison, 'In Lonely Lands'  (FANTASTIC UNIVERSE SCIENCE FICTION, JANUARY 1959)
Cordwainer Smith (Paul Linebarger), 'Golden the Ship Was - Oh! Oh! Oh!'  (AMAZING SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, APRIL 1959)
All stories
J.G. Ballard, 'Now: Zero' (SCIENCE FANTASY, DECEMBER 1959)
Alfred Bester, 'Will You Wait?'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1959)
James Blish, 'The Masks'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, NOVEMBER 1959)
John Brunner, 'The Trouble I See'  (NEW WORLDS SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1959)
John Christopher (Sam Youd), 'Summer's Lease'  (ARGOSY, SUMMER 1959)
Gordon R. Dickson, 'The Catch'  (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 1959)
Harlan Ellison, 'Eyes of Dust'  (ROGUE MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 1959)
Harlan Ellison, 'The Discarded' (aka. 'The Abnormals')  (FANTASTIC, APRIL 1959)
Harlan Ellison, 'The Time of the Eye'  (THE SAINT DETECTIVE MAGAZINE, MAY 1959)
John Kippax, 'Friday'  (NEW WORLDS SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1959)
Walt Liebscher, 'Alien Cornucopia'  (SCIENCE FICTION STORIES, JULY 1959)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
John Wyndham, The Outward Urge  (BALLANTINE, 1959)
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