2017 CONTENTS

Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 contains the following content.

Editorial

  • Foreword by John Joseph Adams
  • Introduction by Charles Yu

Fantasy

  • Head, Scales, Tongue, Tail by Leigh Bardugo
    • from Summer Days and Summer Nights
  • I’ve Come to Marry the Princess by Helena Bell
    • from Lightspeed
  • The Witch of Orion Waste and the Boy Knight by E. Lily Yu
    • from Uncanny
  • Vulcanization by Nisi Shawl
    • from Nightmare
  • Not by Wardrobe, Tornado, or Looking Glass by Jeremiah Tolbert
    • from Lightspeed
  • This is Not a Wardrobe Door by A. Merc Rustad
    • from Fireside
  • The Story of Kao Yu by Peter S. Beagle
    • from Tor.com
  • The City Born Great by N.K. Jemisin
    • from Tor.com
  • Successor, Usurper, Replacement by Alice Sola Kim
    • from BuzzFeed READER
  • I Was a Teenage Werewolf by Dale Bailey
    • from Nightmare

Science Fiction

  • Teenagers from Outer Space by Dale Bailey
    • from Clarkesworld
  • Everyone From Themis Sends Letters Home by Genevieve Valentine
    • from Clarkesworld
  • When They Came to Us by Debbie Urbanski
    • from The Sun
  • Openness by Alexander Weinstein
    • from Beloit Fiction Journal
  • The Future is Blue by Catherynne M. Valente
    • from Drowned Worlds
  • On the Fringes of the Fractal by Greg van Eekhout
    • from 2113: Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush
  • Smear by Brian Evenson
    • from Conjunctions: Other Aliens
  • Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station | Hours Since the Last Patient Death: 0 by Caroline M. Yoachim
    • from Lightspeed
  • Caspar D. Luckinbill, What Are You Going to Do? by Nick Wolven
    • from F&SF
  • The Venus Effect by Joseph Allen Hill
    • from Lightspeed