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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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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