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Genre short fiction, 2006–2008

Short stories and novelettes

2006
Best of 2006

Ken MacLeod, 'The Highway Men'  (SANDSTONE PRESS, 2006)
Ian McDonald, 'The Djinn's Wife'  (ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 2006; 2006 BSFA AWARD, 2007 HUGO AWARD)
Lon Prater, 'You Do Not Know What Slipstream Is'  (LONE STAR STORIES 18, 1 DECEMBER 2006)
Geoff Ryman, 'Pol Pot's Beautiful Daughter' (pdf)  (FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER 2006)
Ian Watson, 'The Globe of the Genius'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Honorable mentions
Forrest Aguirre, 'Keys I Don't Remember' (pdf)  (DEBORAH LAYNE & JAY LAKE, eds., POLYPHONY 6, NOVEMBER 2006)
Paolo Bacigalupi, 'Yellow Card Man'  (ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION, DECEMBER 2006)
Barbara A. Barnett, 'Doom Bunny'  (FLASH ME MAGAZINE, JULY 2006)
Stephen Baxter, 'A Very British Paranorm'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'This Tragic Glass '  (SCIFICTION, APRIL 2004)
Elizabeth Bear, 'Gone to Flowers'  (JONATHAN STRAHAN, JEREMY BYRNE, eds., EIDOLON 1, 2006)
Richard Bird, 'Time Brought to Town in a Brown Paper Bag'  (PULP.NET 37, 2006)
Amy Sterling Casil, 'Perfect Stranger'  (THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, SEPTEMBER 2006)
Rich Coad, ''Before the Deluge' by J. Carter'  (RANDY BYERS, GERI SULLIVAN, eds., SCIENCE FICTION FIVE YEARLY 12, NOVEMBER 2006)
Joseph Paul Haines, 'Ten with a Flag'  (INTERZONE, APRIL 2006)
Sam Hughes, 'First Contact: a retrospective'  (THINGS OF INTEREST, 14 DECEMBER 2006)
Gareth Owens, 'Tick-tock curly-wurly'  (NATURE FUTURES, 7 SEPTEMBER 2006)
Alastair Reynolds, 'Tiger, Burning'  (PETER CROWTHER, ed., FORBIDDEN PLANETS, 2006)
Benjamin Rosenbaum, 'The House Beyond Your Sky'  (STRANGE HORIZONS, 4 SEPTEMBER 2006)
C. Samuel Safran, 'Fond Memories of Horselover Fat'  (PRODUCTS OF A DISORDERED MIND, 12 MARCH 2006)
Rachel Shukert, 'The Paris Hilton International Fellowship'  (NERVE.COM, SEPTEMBER 2006)
Charles Stross, 'Pimpf'  (BAEN'S UNIVERSE 1, JUNE 2006)
Rachel Swirsky, 'Scene from a Dystopia'  (SUBTERRANEAN #4, 2006)
Tamar Yellin, 'A Letter from Josef K.'  (KAFKA IN BRONTËLAND, 2006)
All stories
Steve Almond, 'Blue Messiah' (2006)  (NERVE.COM, 2033: THE FUTURE OF MISBEHAVIOR, 2007)
Jami Attenberg, 'In the Bushes' (2006)  (NERVE.COM, 2033: THE FUTURE OF MISBEHAVIOR, 2007)
Paolo Bacigalupi, 'The Tamarisk Hunter'  (HIGH COUNTRY, JUNE 2006)
Paolo Bacigalupi, 'Pop Squad'  (FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2006)
Len Bains, 'During the Dance'  (FANTASY MAGAZINE, FALL 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'High Iron'  (THE CHAINS THAT YOU REFUSE, 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'The Inevitable Heat Death of the Universe'  (JOHN SCALZI, ed., SUBTERRANEAN 4, 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'L'esprit d'escalier: Not a Play in One Act'  (THE CHAINS THAT YOU REFUSE, 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'Schrödinger's Cat Chases the Super String'  (THE CHAINS THAT YOU REFUSE, 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'Stella Nova'  (THE CHAINS THAT YOU REFUSE, 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'The Devil You Don't'  (THE CHAINS THAT YOU REFUSE, 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, 'Wane'  (INTERZONE, APRIL 2006)
Elizabeth Bear, Sarah Monette, 'The IIe of Dogges'  (MARTI McKENNA, BRIDGET McKENNA, eds., AEON SEVEN, MAY 2006)
Margot Berwin, 'Perfection'  (NERVE.COM, SEPTEMBER 2006)
Amanda Boyden, 'The Eleventh'  (NERVE.COM, NOVEMBER 2006)
Chaz Brenchley, 'White Tea for the Tillerman'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Steve Cockayne, 'Minstrel's Fold'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Darcy Cosper, 'Love, American Style, 2033'  (NERVE.COM, JUNE 2006)
Ana Marie Cox, 'Tabloids Bring Back Family Values!'  (NERVE.COM, SEPTEMBER 2006)
Ian Creasey, 'The Edge of the Map'  (ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 2006)
Paul Di Filippo, 'Brother, Can You Spare a Hyperlink?'  (FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, FEBRUARY 2006)
Paul Di Filippo, 'The Furthest Schorr: 32 Fugues Based on the Paintings of Todd Schorr'  (INTERZONE, APRIL 2006)
Cory Doctorow, 'Printcrime'  (NATURE, 2006)
Karen D. Fishler, 'Among the Living'  (INTERZONE, APRIL 2006)
Lisa Gabrielle, 'Don't Let the 100% Divorce Rate Spoil Your Wedding!'  (NERVE.COM, JULY 2006)
Jon Courtenay Grimwood, 'State Your Name'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Samantha Henderson, 'Histories'  (LONE STAR STORIES 18, 1 DECEMBER 2006)
Nina Kiriki Hoffman, 'Seasonal Work'  (LONE STAR STORIES 18, 1 DECEMBER 2006)
Sam Hughes, 'Lonely Photographer'  (THINGS OF INTEREST, 3 FEBRUARY 2006)
Karl Iagnemma, 'The Upgrade'  (NERVE.COM, JUNE 2006)
Gwyneth Jones, 'The Vampyre (An Internet Romance)'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Julian, 'How the Earth Was Saved'  (THAILANDSTORIES.COM, 29 MAY 2006)
Jen Kirkman, 'The Single Girl's Guide to Compromising Homeland Security'  (NERVE.COM, NOVEMBER 2006)
Walter Kirn, 'Madame President and her First Lady'  (NERVE.COM, JULY 2006)
Conor Kostick, 'The Devil and I'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Jay Lake, 'Like Cleveland, Without the Sparkle'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Jay Lake, 'The American Dead'  (INTERZONE, APRIL 2006)
Joe R. Lansdale, 'Island'  (SUBTERRANEAN, APRIL 2006)
Jardine Libaire, 'Pirate Daddy's Lonely Hearts Club Call-In Show'  (NERVE.COM, NOVEMBER 2006)
Tom Lombardi, 'The Girlfriend from Another Planet'  (NERVE.COM, JUNE 2006)
Ken MacLeod, 'The Invasion Dream'  (BSFG, 2006)
Paul McAuley, 'Meat'  (NATURE, 2006 ???)
Ian McDonald, 'Kyle Meets the River'  (PETER CROWTHER, ed., FORBIDDEN PLANETS, 2006)
Jay McInerny, 'After the Patriarchy'  (NERVE.COM, JULY 2006)
Juliet McKenna, 'Urban Renewal'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Paul Melko, 'Snail Stones'  (SHEILA WILLIAMS, ed., ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 2006)
Paul Melko, 'The Teosinthe War'  (LOU ANDERS, ed., FUTURESHOCKS, 2006)
Rick Moody, 'Notes on Redevelopment'  (NERVE.COM, DECEMBER 2006)
Mark Robson, 'The Chalice'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Margaret Ronald, 'Sparking Anger'  (FANTASY MAGAZINE, SPRING 2006)
Douglas Rushkoff, 'Inbox' (aka. '70 is the new 30!')  (NERVE.COM, JULY 2006)
William Sanders, 'Going to See the Beast' (.pdf)  (HELIX, SUMMER 2006)
Will Self, 'The Principle'  (NERVE.COM, NOVEMBER 2006)
Sarah Singleton, 'The Disappeared'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Joel Stein, 'The Man Who Killed (And Saved) Wall Street'  (NERVE.COM, JUNE 2006)
Rachel Swirsky, 'The Slave Man's Magic'  (FLASHQUAKE, FALL 2006)
Steven Utley, 'Life's Work'  (WHERE OR WHEN, 2006)
Steven Utley, 'Staying in Storyville'  (WHERE OR WHEN, 2006)
Kaaron Warren, 'Ghost Jail'  (BEN PAYNE, ALISA KRASNOSTEIN, eds., 2012, 2008)
Elizabeth Wein, 'Findo Gask'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Ian Whates, 'It's About Time!'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Ted White, 'CASE NO. 770: October 13, 1961'  (RANDY BYERS, GERI SULLIVAN, eds., SCIENCE FICTION FIVE YEARLY 12, NOVEMBER 2006)
Liz Williams, '101 Damnations'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Liz Williams, 'Caer Cold'  (IAN WHATES, ed., TIME PIECES, 2006)
Andrew J. Wilson, 'Home to Roost'  (BRIDGET BRADSHAW, FARAH MENDLESOHN, PETER YOUNG, eds., CONCUSSED, 2006)
Nir Yaniv, 'The Word of God'  (TRABUCO ROAD, NOVEMBER 2006)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Elizabeth Bear, The Chains That You Refuse  (NIGHT SHADE, 2006)
Bridget Bradshaw, Farah Mendlesohn, Peter Young, eds., Concussed  (EASTERCON, 2006)
Ian Whates, ed., Time Pieces  (BSFA, 2006)

2007
Best of 2007

Elizabeth Bear, 'Tideline'  (SHEILA WILLIAMS, ed., ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION, JUNE 2007; 2008 HUGO AWARD)
Chaz Brenchley, 'Terminal'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
Greg Egan, 'Dark Integers'  (ASIMOV'S, OCTOBER–NOVEMBER 2007)
Joe R. Lansdale, 'Coat'  (SUBTERRANEAN PRESS, SPRING 2007)
David D. Levine, 'Titanium Mike Saves the Day'  (FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, APRIL 2007)
Honorable mentions
Neal Barrett Jr., 'Eating Crow'  (SUBTERRANEAN, SPRING 2007)
Stephen Baxter, 'Last Contact'  (GEORGE MANN, ed., THE SOLARIS BOOK OF NEW SCIENCE FICTION, 2007)
Poppy Z. Brite, 'Wandering the Borderlands'  (SUBTERRANEAN, WINTER 2007)
Pat Cadigan, 'Tales from the Big Dark: Among Strangers'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
Scott William Carter, 'Directions to Mourning's Deep'  (WEIRD TALES, APRIL 2007)
Jetse de Vries, 'Transcendence Express'  (HUB MAGAZINE, 2007)
Greg Egan, 'Glory'  (JONATHAN STRAHAN, GARDNER DOZOIS, eds., THE NEW SPACE OPERA, 2007)
Amanda Hemingway, 'Convention'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
Charles Hightower, 'Today's Solution'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
Gwyneth Jones, 'The Tomb Wife'  (FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, AUGUST 2007)
Joe R. Lansdale, 'Surveillance'  (SUBTERRANEAN PRESS, WINTER 2007)
Ken MacLeod, 'Lighting Out'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007; 2008 BSFA AWARD)
Kristin Mandigma, 'Excerpt from a Letter by a Socialist-Realist Aswang'  (CLARKESWORLD MAGAZINE, OCTOBER 2007)
Una McCormack, 'Sea Change'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
Anil Menon, 'Into the Night'  (INTERZONE #216, JUNE 2008)
Mike Resnick, 'Distant Replay'  (ASIMOV'S, APRIL–MAY 2007)
Alastair Reynolds, 'The Fixation'  (HANNUN BASAARISSA, 2007; 2009 SIDEWISE AWARD)
Madline Robins, 'Climacteric'  (RUNNING AIR, 23 APRIL 2007)
John Scalzi, 'How I Proposed to My Wife: An Alien Sex Story' (pdf)  (SUBTERRANEAN 4, 2007)
S.P. Somtow, 'Little Red Caplets'  (ABERRANT DREAMS, JULY 2007)
Rachel Swirsky, 'Dispersed by the Sun, Melting in the Wind'  (SUBTERRANEAN PRESS, SPRING 2007)
Frank Wu, 'Love and Death in the Time of Monsters'  (ABYSS & APEX, 4TH QUARTER 2007)
All stories
Forrest Aguirre, 'Stickmen'  (LONE STAR STORIES 23, OCTOBER 2007)
Woody Allen, 'To Err Is Human – to Float, Divine'  (MERE ANARCHY, 2007)
Martin Austwick, 'The Origin of The Species'  (SFFWORLD, APRIL 2007)
Louise Bohmer, 'Fifteen Minutes'  (APEX ONLINE, JUNE 2007)
Crystalwizard, 'The Author's Nightmare'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, NOVEMBER 2007)
Ilaria Dal Brun, 'Foul Breath'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, NOVEMBER 2007)
Aliette de Bodard, 'The Lost Xuyan Bride'  (INTERZONE 213, DECEMBER 2007)
Keith R.A. DeCandido, 'Wild Bill Got Shot'  (KRAD'S INACCURATE GUIDE TO LIFE, 23 APRIL 2007)
Marianne de Pierres, 'The Flag Game' (.pdf)  (THE HUB, 2007)
Merrie Destefano, 'Dirty Jobs'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, AUGUST 2007)
Dan Devine, 'Another Point of View'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
Steve Doyle, 'I Am My Brother's Keeper'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, DECEMBER 2007)
Steve Doyle, 'The Football Game'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
Hal Duncan, 'The Drifter's Tale'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
Greg Egan, 'Induction'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
Karen Joy Fowler, 'Always'  (ASIMOV'S, APRIL–MAY 2007; 2007 NEBULA AWARD)
P.R. Frost (Irene Radford), 'Alien Voices'  (REBECCA LICKISS, MARTIN H. GREENBERG, eds., THE FUTURE WE WISH WE HAD, 2007)
William Giraldi, 'Wonder Woman Was My Lover'  (NERVE.COM, DECEMBER 2007)
Nadine Gordimer, 'Dreaming of the Dead'  (NEW STATESMAN, 29 JANUARY 2007)
Nadine Gordimer, 'Tape Measure'  (HARPER'S MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2007)
Jon Courtenay Grimwood, 'Angel of the Waters'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
Guy Hasson, 'The Levantine Experiments'  (CHALOMOT BE'ASPAMIA MAGAZINE, 2007)
R. Andrew Heidel, 'Boiler Maker'  (SUBTERRANEAN, WINTER 2007)
Joe Hill, 'Jude Confronts Global Warming'  (SUBTERRANEAN, SPRING 2007)
Andrew Hook, 'The Glass Football'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
Gareth D. Jones, 'X Factory'  (THE SCIENCE OF FICTION, DECEMBER 2007)
Gwyneth Jones, 'Saving Tiaamat'  (JONATHAN STRAHAN, GARDNER DOZOIS eds., THE NEW SPACE OPERA, 2007)
Margot Lanagan, 'Reflecting Glory'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
David D. Levine, 'Babel Probe'  (DARKER MATTER 1, MARCH 2007)
Mike Lynch, 'Surf's Up'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
David Marusek, 'HealthGuard'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
Ken MacLeod, 'Who's Afraid of Wolf 359?'  (GARDNER DOZOIS & JONATHAN STRAHAN, eds., THE NEW SPACE OPERA, 2007)
Ian McDonald, 'Sanjeev and Robotwallah'  (LOU ANDERS, ed., FAST FORWARD 1, 2007)
Steven E. McDonald, 'Just Like the Men In Black'  (LIVE JOURNAL, APRIL 2007)
Heidi Ruby Miller, 'The Surrender'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, SEPTEMBER 2007)
Alex Moisi, 'Memories'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
Alex Moisi, 'Moments'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
Alex Moisi, 'Monsters'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
Evan Nichols, 'Sign of the Times'  (ASK DR. ELDRITCH, APRIL 2007)
Gareth L. Powell, 'A Necklace of Ivy'  (FICTION ONLINE, SEPTEMBER 2007)
Alastair Reynolds, 'The Sledge-Maker's Daughter'  (INTERZONE 209, APRIL 2007)
Adam Roberts, 'Remorse®'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
Frank Roger, 'Mortal Danger'  (BRILLIANT QUARTERLY, 2007)
John Scalzi, 'Missives from Possible Futures #1: Alternate History Search Results'  (SUBTERRANEAN, WINTER 2007)
John Scalzi, 'Pluto Tells All'  (SUBTERRANEAN, SPRING 2007)
Ekaterina Sedia, 'Zombie Lenin'  (SEAN WALLACE, PAUL TREMBLAY, eds., FANTASY, 2007)
Stoney M. Setzer, 'Awakening'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, AUGUST 2007)
Stoney M. Setzer, 'Agent Nineteen'  (RESIDENTIAL ALIENS, OCTOBER 2007)
Vandana Singh, 'Hunger'  (DELIA SHERMAN & THEODORA GOSS, eds., INTERFICTIONS, 2007)
Vandana Singh, 'Life-pod'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
Brian Stableford, 'The Immortals of Atlantis'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
Tricia Sullivan, 'The Spirit of Radio'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
Michael Swanwick, 'A Small Room in Koboldtown' (.pdf)  (ASIMOV'S, APRIL–MAY 2007; 2008 LOCUS AWARD)
Karen Traviss, 'Living in the End of Days'  (FARAH MENDLESOHN, GRAHAM SLEIGHT, eds., FOUNDATION 100: THE ANTHOLOGY, SUMMER 2007)
Mikal Trimm & Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, 'In the Company of Women'  (WEIRD TALES, AUGUST 2007)
Celestine Trinidad, 'Beneath the Acacia'  (KENNETH YU, ed., THE DIGEST OF PHILIPPINE GENRE STORIES VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2, 2007)
Andy West, 'Impasse'  (IAN WHATES, ed., disLOCATIONS, 2007)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Farah Mendlesohn, Graham Sleight, eds., Foundation 100: The Anthology  (SCIENCE FICTION FOUNDATION, SUMMER 2007)
Nerve.com, ed., 2033: The Future of Misbehavior  (NERVE ???, 2007)
Ian Whates, ed., disLOCATIONS  (BSFA, 2007)

2008
Best of 2008

Paolo Bacigalupi, 'The Gambler' (LOU ANDERS, ed. FAST FORWARD 2, 2008)
M. Rickert, 'Evidence of Love in a Case of Abandonment'  (FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, OCTOBER–NOVEMBER 2008)
Vandana Singh, 'Infinities'  (THE WOMAN WHO THOUGHT SHE WAS A PLANET AND OTHER STORIES, 2008)
Honorable mentions
Ted Chiang, 'Exhalation'  (JONATHAN STRAHAN, ed., ECLIPSE 2, 2008)
Greg Egan, 'Crystal Nights'  (INTERZONE 215, 2008)
Bernardine Evaristo, 'A Matter of Timing'  (THE GUARDIAN, 20 OCTOBER 2008)
Mary Robinette Kowal, 'Evil Robot Monkey'  (GEORGE MANN, ed., THE SOLARIS BOOK OF NEW SCIENCE FICTION 2, 2008)
Hari Kunzru, 'Fellow Traveller'  (THE GUARDIAN, 25 AUGUST 2008)
Paul McAuley, 'Little Lost Robot' (.pdf)  (INTERZONE 217, 2008)
Ian McDonald, 'The Dust Assassin'  (JONATHAN STRAHAN, ed., THE STARRY RIFT, 2008)
James McGraw, 'Charlie's Angel'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Alastair Reynolds, 'Fury'  (JONATHAN STRAHAN, ed., ECLIPSE 2, 2008)
Gareth Shore, 'Weapon of Mass Consternation'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Desmond Warzel, 'Wikihistory'  (ABYSS & APEX, 1ST QUARTER 2008)
All stories
Anon, 'The Holders' series, 1–5,  (2008)
Paolo Bacigalupi, 'Pump Six'  (PUMP SIX AND OTHER STORIES, 2008; 2009 LOCUS AWARD)
Herbert Jerry Baker, 'Relic'  (SURPRISING STORIES, SEPTEMBER 2008)
Dave Barsby, 'Custard'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Terry Bisson, 'Catch ’Em In the Act'  (TOR.COM, OCTOBER 2008)
Felicity Bloomfield, 'The Sunglass Hut'  (BIGPULP.COM, 2008)
Gustavo Bondoni, 'Why Androids Are Happy'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, AUGUST 2008)
Chaz Brenchley, 'Who's Who'  (IAN WHATES, ed., CELEBRATION: A TASTER, BSFA SPECIAL EDITIONS 1, SPRING 2008)
Damien Broderick, 'All Summer Long'  (FICTIONMAGS, JULY 2008)
Rick Brooks, 'The Wizard's Familiar'  (PLANETARY STORIES 12, OCTOBER 2008)
Ron N. Butler, 'With Respect To'  (PLANETARY STORIES 12, OCTOBER 2008)
Nic Clatworthy, 'Flotsam'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Jeff Crook, 'The Original Suicide Artist'  (HELIX 10, OCTOBER 2008)
Jim Daly, 'Download the Dream'  (NANOBISON 9, SPRING 2008)
Aliette de Bodard, 'Butterfly, Falling at Dawn'  (INTERZONE 219, NOVEMBER 2008)
Paul Di Filippo, 'The Publishing House Always Wins'  (FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION, JANUARY 2008)
Lawrence Dreger, 'Sing Softly, Divine Wind'  (SURPRISING STORIES, SEPTEMBER 2008)
Kristine Duffey, 'Mexico Delivered at Your Door'  (WEIRD TALES, AUGUST 2008)
Reuben T. Dunn, 'The Sun Also Sets'  (SURPRISING STORIES, SEPTEMBER 2008)
Tim Ellis, 'Fairy Boy'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Lee Gimenez, 'Transparent'  (COSMOS 27, JULY 2008)
John Grey, 'The Interplanetary Jet Boys Strike Back'  (SURPRISING STORIES, SEPTEMBER 2008)
Eric Grissom, 'Boy Eats Fried Rat, Pictures'  (WEIRD TALES, AUGUST 2008)
Karen Heuler, 'Landscape, With Fish'  (WEIRD TALES, APRIL 2008)
Sarah Hilary, 'Post-Apoc Play (In Beta)'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, JULY 2008)
Richard Howard, 'Let Yourself Look Spiny'  (WEIRD TALES, AUGUST 2008)
Ishwar, 'Hello'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, JULY 2008)
Trent Jamieson, 'Delivery'  (COSMOS 21, JUNE-JULY 2008)
Matthew Johnson, 'Heroic Measures'  (A THOUSAND FACES 4, SPRING 2008)
Grahame Jones, 'Mickey and the Nixies'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Gwyneth Jones, 'The Voyage Out'  (LYNNE JAMNECK, ed., PERIPHERY: EROTIC LESBIAN FUTURES, 2008)
V.G. Kemerer, 'The Noise Machine'  (COSMOS 24, JANUARY 2008)
James Killus, 'Plot Device'  (HELIX 10, OCTOBER 2008)
Gary Lake, 'Prophet Box'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Richard Logan, 'Gumshoe 2040'  (PLANETARY STORIES 12, OCTOBER 2008)
Andrew Males, 'Mars Ascent'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, JUNE 2008)
Daniel Marcus, 'Love in the Time of Connectivity'  (BINDING ENERGY, 2008)
Carson Margedant, 'The Apocalypse'  (HELIUM.COM, 7 DECEMBER 2008)
Paul McAuley, 'A Brief Guide to Other Histories'  (PETER CROWTHER, NICK GEVERS, eds., POSTSCRIPTS 15, 2008)
Ian McDonald, 'An Eligible Boy' (aka. 'Jasbir and Sujay go Shaadi')  (LOU ANDERS, ed., FAST FORWARD 2, 2008)
G. Middleton, 'Not By Moonlight'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Alex Moisi, 'Garden Furniture and the Apocalypse'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, JULY 2008)
Stuart Pantoll, 'The Meat Fields'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Jack Paxton, 'Judgement Day'  (SURPRISING STORIES, SEPTEMBER 2008)
Michael H. Payne, 'The Super-Secret Origin of She-Man'  (HELIX 10, OCTOBER 2008)
Gareth L. Powell, 'The Redoubt'  (APHELION, NOVEMBER 2008)
Gareth L. Powell, 'A Necklace of Ivy'  (THE LAST REEF AND OTHER STORIES, 2008)
Alastair Reynolds, 'Soirée'  (IAN WHATES, ed., CELEBRATION, 2008)
Alastair Reynolds, 'The Star Surgeon's Apprentice'  (JONATHAN STRAHAN, ed., THE STARRY RIFT: TALES OF NEW TOMORROWS, 2008)
David Rhodes, 'Wearing Feathers'  (THE NEW YORK TIMES, DECEMBER 2008)
Adam Roberts, 'Jerie'  (IAN WHATES, ed., CELEBRATION: A TASTER, BSFA SPECIAL EDITIONS 1, SPRING 2008)
Julie Roberts, 'Sheldon'  (THE GUILTY SUITCASE, 2008)
John Scalzi, 'Denise Jones, Super Booker'  (SUBTERRANEAN, SEPTEMBER 2008)
John Scalzi, 'The State of Super Villainy'  (WHATEVER, DECEMBER 2008)
Kevin Shamel, 'To Save the Disco'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, JULY 2008)
Vandana Singh, 'Conservation Laws'  (THE WOMAN WHO THOUGHT SHE WAS A PLANET AND OTHER STORIES, 2008)
Rachel Swirsky, 'Exodus'  (IDEOMANCER, 1 DECEMBER 2008)
David J. Thacker, 'Living in the Fifth World'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Jo Walton, 'Remember the Allosaur'  (LONE STAR STORIES, AUGUST 2008)
Bill Ward, 'Cloudcutter'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, AUGUST 2008)
Dale Andrew White, 'Behind the Throne'  (SURPRISING STORIES, SEPTEMBER 2008)
Duncan Wildsmith, 'The Pearl Diver'  (SFX, PULP IDOL, 2008)
Anne Wilkes, 'Jolaneering'  (NANOBISON 9, SPRING 2008)
Anne Wilkes, 'Your Smiling Face'  (EVERY DAY FICTION, AUGUST 2008)
Shannon Wolff, 'Take It Or Leaf It'  (EMG-ZINE, OCTOBER 2008)
— ANTHOLOGIES / COLLECTIONS / FIX-UPS / MAGAZINES / SHARED WORLDS —
Paulo Bacigalupi, Pump Six and Other Stories  (NIGHT SHADE BOOKS, 2008)  [ review ]
SFX, Pulp Idol  (SFX, 2008)  [ review ]
Vandana Singh, The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories  (ZUBAAN, 2008)
Ian Whates, ed., Celebration: A Taster  (BSFA, 2008)
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