Tag: Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015

NEWS: Vox.com Presents the Top 5 SF/F Short Stories of All-Time, Selected by BASFF 2015 Editors

“For the first time ever, the renowned Best American series of anthologies has published a collection of the country’s best science fiction and fantasy stories. Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy is a terrific book, filled with 20 stories that filter very basic questions about humanity — how do men and women relate to each other? how are we being changed by our technology? what is the relationship between oppressor and oppressed? — through the filters of other genres and even other worlds.” —Vox.com, on BASFF 2015

Clickthrough to see the list of our top ten stories, including discussion about each selection. [article]

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REVIEW: “An exemplary list of the year’s best short fiction.” —SF Signal, on BASFF 2015

“An exemplary list of the year’s best short fiction […] The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 ultimately brings together an impressive collection of authors exploring a wide range of characters, ideas, and worlds. If you’re a fan of John Joseph Adams and his tendency to lean towards unique, character driven stories, then you’ll certainly enjoy The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015.” —SF Signal, on BASFF 2015

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REVIEW: Adam-Troy Castro on Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015

On Facebook, author (and reviewer) Adam-Troy Castro started reading Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 (guest editor: Joe Hill), and just three stories in made the following pronouncement: “On the basis of those first three stories, alone, I am ready to call this book a monument.” There’s a lot of background behind that praise that he goes into in his post which is well worth reading as well (which he couches in the context of “behind the scenes of a writer’s ego”). [review]

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NEWS: BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY 2015 Contributor List Announced

Advance Review Copies of Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 are trickling out into the world, so we thought now would be a good time to announce our contributor list. The anthology will contain stories from the following authors; we’re keeping the specific stories selected for inclusion under wraps for now, but meanwhile here is a list of the authors featured in the anthology.

  • Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015Nathan Ballingrud
  • T.C. Boyle
  • Adam-Troy Castro
  • Neil Gaiman
  • Theodora Goss
  • Alaya Dawn Johnson
  • Kelly Link
  • Carmen Maria Machado
  • Seanan McGuire
  • Sam J. Miller
  • Susan Palwick
  • Cat Rambo
  • Jess Row
  • Karen Russell
  • A. Merc Rustad
  • Sofia Samatar
  • Sofia Samatar (that’s right, TWO STORIES!)
  • Kelly Sandoval
  • Jo Walton
  • Daniel H. Wilson

The book will publish on October 6, 2015, and can be pre-ordered now:

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