The Long List Anthology Volume 5 by David Steffen

The Long List Anthology Volume 5 by David Steffen (Editor)
English | 2020 | Sci-Fi & Fantasy | ePUB | 692 KB

This is the fifth annual edition of the Long List Anthology. Every year, supporting members of WorldCon nominate their favorite stories first published during the previous year to determine the top five in each category for the final Hugo Award ballot. This is an anthology collecting more of the stories from that nomination list to get them to more readersThe Long List Anthology Volume 5 collects 20 science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories from that nomination list, totaling over 450 pages of fiction by writers from all corners of the world. From science fiction mysteries to studying wish-granting fairies, research on haunted houses to extracting language knowledge from your brain, from sex-changing dinosaurs to survival stories in a wild alien environment. There is a wide variety of styles and types of stories here, and something for everyone.

The stories included are:
“Mother Tongues” by S. Qiouyi Lu”
Field Biology of the Wee Fairies” by Naomi Kritzer
“Meat and Salt and Sparks” by Rich Larson
“Sour Milk Girls” by Erin Roberts
“Asphalt, River, Mother, Child” by Isabel Yap
“The Starship and the Temple Cat” by Yoon Ha Lee
“Waterbirds” by G.V. Anderson
“You Can Make a Dinosaur, but You Can’t Help Me” by K.M. Szpara
“And Yet” by A.T. Greenblatt
“She Still Loves the Dragon” by Elizabeth Bear
“An Agent of Utopia” by Andy Duncan
“A Study in Oils” by Kelly Robson
“The Substance of My Lives, the Accident of Our Births” by José Pablo Iriarte
“No Flight Without the Shatter” by Brooke Bolander
“How to Swallow the Moon” by Isabel Yap
“A World to Die For” by Tobias S. Buckell
“Thirty-Three Percent Joe” by Suzanne Palmer
“The Privilege of the Happy Ending” by Kij Johnson
“The Nearest” by Greg Egan
“Umbernight” by Carolyn Ives Gilman

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