Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020
Guest Editor: Diana Gabaldon | Series Editor: John Joseph Adams
The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor—a leading writer in the field—then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind.
Today’s readers of science fiction and fantasy have an appetite for stories that address a wide variety of voices, perspectives, and styles. There is an openness to experiment and pushing boundaries, combined with the classic desire to read about spaceships and dragons, future technology and ancient magic, and the places where they intersect. Contemporary science fiction and fantasy looks to accomplish the same goal as ever—to illuminate what it means to be human. With a diverse selection of stories chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and Diana Gabaldon, The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020 explores the ever-expanding and changing world of SFF today.
The 2020 volume collects the best material published in 2019, selected by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest editor Diana Gabaldon.
Format: Trade Paperback / Ebook
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This long-running anthology series continues its tradition of excellence [with an] extremely worthy collection […]The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020 is highly recommended for anyone interested in contemporary speculative fiction, or just some of the best current American fiction, period.
Gabaldon (the Outlander series) brings together 20 stories that memorably and creatively explore genre themes. […] The variety of styles and themes on offer here demonstrate the sustained vitality of genre fiction.