2015 Table of Contents

Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 contains the following content.


  • The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever by Daniel H. Wilson
    from Carbide Tipped Pens (Eric Choi & Ben Bova, eds.)
  • Each to Each by Seanan McGuire
    from Lightspeed, Women Destroy Science Fiction! (Christie Yant, ed.)
  • How to Get Back to the Forest by Sofia Samatar
    from Lightspeed
  • Sleeper by Jo Walton
    from Tor.com
  • The Empties by Jess Row
    from The New Yorker
  • The Relive Box by T.C. Boyle
    From The New Yorker
  • Tortoiseshell Cats are Not Refundable by Cat Rambo
    from Clarkesworld
  • We Are the Cloud by Sam J. Miller
    from Lightspeed
  • Windows by Susan Palwick
    from Asimov’s
  • How to Become a Robot in 12 Easy Steps by A. Merc Rustad
    from Scigentasy


  • A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai’i by Alaya Dawn Johnson
    from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
  • Cimmeria, from the Journal of Imaginary Anthropology by Theodora Goss
    from Lightspeed
  • Help Me Follow My Sister into the Land of the Dead by Carmen Maria Machado
    from HELP FUND MY ROBOT ARMY!!! and Other Improbable Crowdfunding Projects (John Joseph Adams, ed.)
  • How the Marquis Got His Coat Back by Neil Gaiman
    from Rogues (George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds.)
  • I Can See Right Through You by Kelly Link
    from McSweeney’s
  • Ogres of East Africa by Sofia Samatar
    from Long Hidden (Rose Fox & Daniel José Older, eds.)
  • Skullpocket by Nathan Ballingrud
    from Nightmare Carnival (Ellen Datlow, ed.)
  • The Bad Graft by Karen Russell
    from The New Yorker
  • The One They Took Before by Kelly Sandoval
    from Shimmer
  • The Thing About Shapes To Come by Adam-Troy Castro
    from Lightspeed