Pete Young (peteyoung) wrote,
Pete Young
peteyoung

Genre short fiction, 1980–1989

Short stories and novelettes

1980
Best of 1980

Christopher Priest, 'The Miraculous Cairn'  (RAMSEY CAMPBELL, ed., NEW TERRORS 2, 1980)
Honourable mentions
Bob Shaw, 'Love Me Tender'  (RAMSEY CAMPBELL, ed., NEW TERRORS 1, 1980)
Charles Sheffield, 'Moment of Inertia'  (ANALOG, OCTOBER 1980)
All stories
Lee Correy (G. Harry Stine), 'Industrial Accident'  (ANALOG, MARCH 1980)
Rick Gauger, 'Detour'  (ANALOG, MARCH 1980)
Frank Herbert, 'Direct Descent'  (DIRECT DESCENT, 1980)
Bill Pronzini & Barry N. Malzberg, 'The Lyran Case'  (ANALOG, MARCH 1980)
W.T. Quick, 'Think Ethic'  (ANALOG, MARCH 1980)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Analog  (MARCH 1980)

1981
Best of 1981

Poul Anderson, 'The Saturn Game'  (ANALOG, FEBRUARY 1981; 1981 NEBULA AWARD, 1982 HUGO AWARD)
T. Coraghessan Boyle, 'The Big Garage'  (PENTHOUSE, FEBRUARY 1981)
Honourable mentions
Charles Sheffield, 'All the Colors of the Vacuum'  (ANALOG, FEBRUARY 1981)
All stories
Bob Shaw, 'Go On, Pick a Universe!'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MARCH 1981)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1982
Best of 1982

Dan Simmons, 'The River Styx Runs Upstream'  (ROD SERLING'S 'THE TWILIGHT ZONE' MAGAZINE, APRIL 1982)
Connie Willis, 'Fire Watch'  (ASIMOV'S, FEBRUARY 1982; 1982 NEBULA AWARD, 1983 HUGO AWARD, SF CHRONICLE AWARD)
Honourable mentions
William Gibson, 'Burning Chrome'  (OMNI, JULY 1982)
Charles Sheffield, 'The Manna Hunt'  (ANALOG, SEPTEMBER 1982)
All stories
Stephen David (Richard Evans), 'Drizzle'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
Harlan Ellison, 'Djinn, No Chaser'  (ROD SERLING'S 'THE TWILIGHT ZONE' MAGAZINE, APRIL 1982; 1983 LOCUS POLL AWARD)
Christopher Evans, 'Guardian Angel'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
Robert Holdstock, 'Ocean of Sound'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
Garry Kilworth, 'The Lights of the City'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
David Langford, 'Semolina'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
Haruki Murakami, 'The Strange Library'  (TRÈFLE, JUNE 1982)
Michael Scott Rohan, 'Vurfing the Gwrx'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
Rudy Rucker, 'The 57th Franz Kafka' (1982)  (THE LITTLE MAGAZINE, 1982)
Allan Scott, 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
Bob Shaw, 'Cutting Down'  (ASIMOV'S, DECEMBER 1982)
Dyan Sheldon, 'Don't Go West, Young Zann'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN MONSTERS, 1982)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Richard Evans, ed., Peter Davison's Book of Alien Monsters  (SPARROW, 1982)

1983
Best of 1983

Greg Bear, 'Blood Music'  (ANALOG, JUNE 1983; 1983 NEBULA AWARD, 1984 HUGO AWARD)
Honourable mentions
Thomas Disch, 'The New Me'  (MICHAEL BISHOP, IAN WATSON, eds., CHANGES, 1983)
Charles Sheffield, 'Rogueworld'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MAY 1983)
All stories
Poul Anderson, 'Quest' (1983)  (SPACE FOLK, 1989)
Michael G. Coney, 'The Byrds'  (MICHAEL BISHOP, IAN WATSON, eds., CHANGES, 1983)
Stephen David (Richard Evans), 'Homecoming'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN PLANETS, 1983)
Mary Gentle, 'The Pits Beneath the World'  (RICHARD EVANS, ed., PETER DAVISON'S BOOK OF ALIEN PLANETS, 1983)
Tanith Lee, 'Chand Veda'  (ASIMOV'S, OCTOBER 1983)
David Redd, 'On the Deck of the Flying Bomb'  (INTERZONE 4, SPRING 1983)
Ian Watson, 'Day of the Wolf'  (MICHAEL BISHOP, IAN WATSON, eds., CHANGES, 1983)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Richard Evans, ed., Peter Davison's Book of Alien Planets  (SPARROW, 1983)

1984
Best of 1984

Honourable mentions
Tanith Lee, 'Bright Burning Tiger'  (ASIMOV'S, JANUARY 1984)
Lewis Shiner, 'Till Human Voices Wake Us'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, MAY 1984)
All stories
J.G. Ballard, 'The Secret Autobiography of J.G. B******'  (AMBIT, 1984)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'siseneG'  (ANALOG, MAY 1984)
Tanith Lee, 'Foreign Skins'  (TAMASTARA, OR THE INDIAN NIGHTS, 1984)
Tanith Lee, 'The Ivory Merchants'  (TAMASTARA, OR THE INDIAN NIGHTS, 1984)
Tanith Lee, 'Oh, Shining Star'  (TAMASTARA, OR THE INDIAN NIGHTS, 1984)
Tanith Lee, 'Tamastara'  (TAMASTARA, OR THE INDIAN NIGHTS, 1984)
Tanith Lee, 'Under the Hand of Chance'  (TAMASTARA, OR THE INDIAN NIGHTS, 1984)
Ian Watson, 'Letters from the Monkey Alphabet'  (LAST WAVE, WINTER 1984)
Ian Watson, 'Samathiel's Summons'  (FANTASY BOOK, DECEMBER 1984)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Tanith Lee, Tamastara, Or the Indian Nights  (DAW, 1984)

1985
Best of 1985

John Crowley, 'Snow'  (OMNI, NOVEMBER 1985)
Connie Willis, 'All My Darling Daughters'  (FIRE WATCH, 1985)
John Shirley, 'Freezone'  (BRUCE STERLING, ed., MIRRORSHADES: THE CYBERPUNK ANTHOLOGY, 1985)
Honourable mentions
John Kessel, 'A Clean Escape'  (ASIMOV'S, MAY 1985)
All stories
William Gibson & Michael Swanwick, 'Dogfight'  (BURNING CHROME, 1985)
Linda Krawecke, 'Miracle on Lawrence Road'  (TIGER TEA #2, 1985)
Tom Maddox, 'The Mind Like a Strange Balloon'  (OMNI, JUNE 1985)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1986
Best of 1986

Honourable mentions
All stories
Orson Scott Card, 'Salvage'  (ASIMOV'S, FEBRUARY 1986)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'On Golden Seas'  (PENTAGON DEFENSE SCIENCE BOARD NEWSLETTER, AUGUST 1986)
Arthur C. Clarke, 'The Steam Powered Word Processor'  (ANALOG, JANUARY 1986)
Tom Maddox, 'Snake Eyes'  (OMNI, APRIL 1986)
Elizabeth Moon, 'Bargains'  (MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY, ed., SWORD AND SORCERESS III, 1986)
Elizabeth Moon, 'ABCs in Zero-G'  (ANALOG, AUGUST 1986)
Lewis Shiner, 'Jeff Beck'  (ASIMOV'S, JANUARY 1986)
S.P. Somtow, 'Fiddling for Waterbuffaloes'  (ANALOG, APRIL 1986)
Ian Watson, 'The Legend of the Seven Who Found the True Egg of Lightning'  (TERRY CARR, ed., UNIVERSE 16, 1987)
Ian Watson, 'When Jesus Comes Down the Chimney'  (INTERZONE 18, WINTER 1986)
Taral Wayne, 'Mything Persons'  (NEW TOY 1, FEBRUARY 1986)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1987
Best of 1987

Ian Watson, 'The Moon and Michelangelo'  (ASIMOV'S, OCTOBER 1987)
Honourable mentions
Martin Amis, 'The Immortals'  (EINSTEIN'S MONSTERS, 1987)
Iain M. Banks, 'A Gift from the Culture'  (INTERZONE 20, SUMMER 1987)
John Brunner, 'A Case of Painter's Ear'  (ROZ KAVENEY, ed., TALES FROM THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, 1987)
Neil Gaiman, 'I, Cthulhu'  (DAGON #16, 1987)
Dan Simmons, 'E-Ticket to ’Namland'  (OMNI, NOVEMBER 1987)
All stories
Martin Amis, 'Insight at Flame Lake'  (VANITY FAIR, unknown year; EINSTEIN'S MONSTERS, 1987)
Martin Amis, 'The Little Puppy That Could'  (LITERARY REVIEW, unknown year; EINSTEIN'S MONSTERS, 1987)
Martin Amis, 'The Time Disease'  (GRANTA, unknown year; EINSTEIN'S MONSTERS, 1987)
Iain M. Banks, 'Cleaning Up' (1987)  (THE STATE OF THE ART, 1991)
Iain M. Banks, 'Scratch' (1987)  (THE STATE OF THE ART, 1991)
Iain M. Banks, 'Descendant'  (ROZ KAVENEY, ed., TALES FROM THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, 1987)
Pat Cadigan, 'Patterns'  (OMNI, AUGUST 1987)
Elizabeth Moon, 'Just Another Day at the Weather Service'  (ANALOG, NOVEMBER 1987)
Ian Watson, 'The Emir's Clock'  (ROBERT HOLDSTOCK, CHRISTOPHER EVANS, eds., OTHER EDENS, 1987)
Ian Watson, 'Hyperzoo'  (ASIMOV'S, MID-DECEMBER 1987)
Ian Watson, 'Jewels in an Angel's Wing'  (GEORGE ZEBROWSKI, ed., SYNERGY: NEW SCIENCE FICTION, NUMBER 1, 1987)
Ian Watson, 'Salvage Rites'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JANUARY 1987)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Martin Amis, Einstein's Monsters  (JONATHAN CAPE, 1987)
Robert Silverberg, ed., Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder  (WARNER, 1987)

1988
Best of 1988

Ray Bradbury, 'On the Orient, North'  (THE TOYNBEE CONVECTOR, 1988)
Eric Brown, 'The Time-Lapsed Man'  (INTERZONE 24, SUMMER 1988)
Honourable mentions
David Langford, 'Blit'  (INTERZONE 25, SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER 1988)
Bob Shaw, 'Dark Night in Toyland'  (INTERZONE 26, NOVEMBER–DECEMBER 1988; 1988 BSFA AWARD)
John Sladek, 'Stop Evolution in Its Tracks!'  (INTERZONE 26, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 1988)
Brian Stableford, 'The Growth of the House of Usher'  (INTERZONE 24, SUMMER 1988)
All stories
Iain M. Banks, 'Road of Skulls' (1988)  (THE STATE OF THE ART, 1991)
Nicola Griffith, 'Mirrors and Burnstone'  (INTERZONE 25, SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER 1988)
Eileen Gunn, 'Stable Strategies for Middle Management'  (ASIMOV'S, JUNE 1988)
Robert Holdstock, 'Time of the Tree'  (STEPHEN JONES, JO FLETCHER, eds., GASLIGHT & GHOSTS, 1988)
Mike Ibeji, 'The Least of My Children'  (ROB MEADES, DAVID B. WAKE, eds., THE DRABBLE PROJECT, 1988)
Alice Kohler, 'The Innocent'  (ROB MEADES, DAVID B. WAKE, eds., THE DRABBLE PROJECT, 1988)
David Langford, 'When in Doubt, Plagiarize'  (ROB MEADES, DAVID B. WAKE, eds., THE DRABBLE PROJECT, 1988)
Elizabeth Moon, 'Too Wet to Plow'  (ANALOG, MARCH 1988)
Elizabeth Moon, 'Gut Feelings'  (ANALOG, JUNE 1988)
Elizabeth Moon, 'The Generic Rejuvenation of Milo Andry'  (ANALOG, SEPTEMBER 1988)
Kim Newman, 'Famous Monsters'  (INTERZONE 23, SPRING 1988)
Terry Pratchett, 'Incubust'  (ROB MEADES, DAVID B. WAKE, eds., THE DRABBLE PROJECT, 1988)
James Steel, 'More Dumb Monsters'  (ROB MEADES, DAVID B. WAKE, eds., THE DRABBLE PROJECT, 1988)
David B. Wake, '(Strike the CR key to continue)'  (ROB MEADES, DAVID B. WAKE, eds., THE DRABBLE PROJECT, 1988)
Ian Watson, 'Aid from a Vampire'  (SCIENCE FICTION EYE, MARCH 1988)
Ian Watson, 'Joan's World'  (ASIMOV'S, MID-DECEMBER 1988)
Ian Watson, 'Lost Bodies'  (INTERZONE 25, SEPTEMBER–OCTOBER 1988)
Ian Watson, 'The Mole Field'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, DECEMBER 1988)
Ian Watson, 'The Resurrection Man'  (ROBERT HOLDSTOCK, CHRISTOPHER EVANS, eds., OTHER EDENS II, 1988)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —

1989
Best of 1989

Brian Aldiss, 'A Tupolev Too Far'  (EVANS, HOLDSTOCK, eds., OTHER EDENS III, 1989)
Brian Aldiss, 'Days in the Life of a Galactic Empire'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
J.G. Ballard, 'The Enormous Space'  (INTERZONE 30, JULY–AUGUST 1988)
William Ballard, 'Sister Planets: A Triptych'  (AMAZING STORIES, SEPTEMBER 1989)
Storm Constantine, 'The Pleasure Giver Taken'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
John Crowley, 'Great Work of Time'  (NOVELTY, 1989; 1990 WORLD FANTASY AWARD)
Honourable mentions
Stephen Baxter, 'The Quagma Datum'  (JOHN CLUTE, DAVID PRINGLE, SIMON OUNSLEY, eds., INTERZONE: THE 4TH ANTHOLOGY, 1989)
Barrington J. Bayley, 'Death Ship'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
Barrington J. Bayley, 'Tommy Atkins'  (INTERZONE 27, JANUARY–FEBRUARY 1989)
Richard Calder, 'Toxine'  (JOHN CLUTE, DAVID PRINGLE, SIMON OUNSLEY, eds., INTERZONE: THE 4TH ANTHOLOGY, 1989)
Ian Lee, 'Driving Through Korea'  (INTERZONE 27, JANUARY–FEBRUARY 1989)
All stories
Iain M. Banks, 'Odd Attachment' (1989)  (THE STATE OF THE ART, 1991)
Iain M. Banks, 'Piece' (1989)  (THE STATE OF THE ART, 1991)
Iain M. Banks, 'The State of the Art' (1989)  (THE STATE OF THE ART, 1991)
Gregory Benford & Paul A. Carter, 'Proserpina's Daughter'  (SYNERGY 3, 1989)
Greg Egan, 'The Cutie'  (INTERZONE 29, MAY–JUNE 1989)
Lisa Goldstein, 'City of Peace'  (INTERZONE 30, JULY–AUGUST 1989)
Colin Greenland, 'The Traveller'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
Garry Kilworth, 'White Noise'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
William King, 'Skyrider'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
Tom Maddox, 'Baby Strange'  (OMNI, APRIL 1989)
Tom Maddox, 'Florida'  (MAGICON, 1989)
Richard Christian Matheson, 'Eyes'  (OMNI, APRIL 1989)
Chan McConnell (David J. Schow), 'Blossom'  (JOHN SKIPP, CRAIG SPECTOR, eds., BOOK OF THE DEAD, 1989)
Ian McDonald, 'Gardenias'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
Elizabeth Moon, 'New World Symphony'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 1989)
Elizabeth Moon, 'The Happy Frog'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 1989)
Pat Murphy, 'Scavenger'  (OMNI, APRIL 1989)
Michaelene Pendleton, 'Sardines'  (OMNI, APRIL 1989)
Rachel Pollack, 'The Bead Woman'  (JOHN CLUTE, DAVID PRINGLE, SIMON OUNSLEY, eds., INTERZONE: THE 4TH ANTHOLOGY, 1989)
Kim Stanley Robinson, 'Before I Wake'  (INTERZONE 27, JANUARY–FEBRUARY 1989)
Bob Shaw, 'Aliens Aren't Human'  (DARK NIGHT IN TOYLAND, 1989)
Bob Shaw, 'Courageous New Planet'  (DARK NIGHT IN TOYLAND, 1989)
Bob Shaw, 'Executioner's Moon'  (DARK NIGHT IN TOYLAND, 1989)
Bob Shaw, 'Shadow of Wings'  (DARK NIGHT IN TOYLAND, 1989)
Bob Shaw, 'The K-Y Warriors'  (DARK NIGHT IN TOYLAND, 1989)
Bob Shaw, 'To the Letter'  (INTERZONE 27, JANUARY–FEBRUARY 1989)
Elizabeth Sourbut, 'Feminopolis'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
Andrew Stephenson, 'Cinema Altéré'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
Lisa Tuttle, 'In Translation'  (DAVID S. GARNETT, ed., ZENITH: THE BEST IN NEW BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION, 1989)
Gahan Wilson, 'Leavings'  (OMNI, APRIL 1989)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Greg Bear, Tangents  (WARNER BOOKS, 1989)
John Clute, David Pringle, Simon Ounsley, eds., Interzone: The 4th Anthology  (SIMON & SCHUSTER, 1989)
David S. Garnett, ed., Zenith: The Best in New British Science Fiction  (SPHERE, 1989)
Bob Shaw, Dark Night in Toyland  (GOLLANCZ, 1989)
Ian Watson, Salvage Rites  (GOLLANCZ, 1989)
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