Got a nice package in the mail, the other day. Year’s Best Fantasy 9, edited by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, is being published by TOR.com, and and you can get it at their online store (and probobably elsewhere as well).
The table of contents starts with Elizabeth Bear’s Hugo-winning story and goes on to include some other great stories — some of which are available online:
- Shoggoths in Bloom” by Elizabeth Bear
- “The Rabbi’s Hobby” by Peter Beagle
- “Running the Snake” by Kage Baker
- “The Illustrated Biography of Lord Grimm” by Daryl Gregory
- “Reader’s Guide” by Lisa Goldstein
- “The Salting and Canning of Benevolence D.” by Al Michaud
- “Araminta, or, the Wreck of the Amphidrake” by Naomi Novik
- “A Buyer’s Guide to Maps of Antarctica” by Catherynne M. Valente
- “From the Clay of His Heart” by John Brown
- “If Angels Fight” by Richard Bowes
- “26 Monkeys and the Abyss” by Kij Johnson
- “Philologos; or, A Murder in Bistrita” by Debra Doyle & James MacDonald
- “Film-Makers of Mars” by Geoff Ryman
- “Childrun” by Marc Laidlaw
- “Queen of the Sunlit Shore” by Liz Williams
- “Lady Witherspoon’s Solution” by James Morrow
- “Dearest Cecily” by Kristine Dikeman
- “Ringing the Changes in Okotoks, Alberta” by Randy McCharles
- “Caverns of Mystery” by Kage Baker
- “Skin Deep” by Richard Parks
- “King Pelles the Sure” by Peter Beagle
- “A Guided Tour in the Kingdom of the Dead” by Richard Harland
- “Avast, Abaft!” by Howard Waldrop
- “Gift from a Spring” by Delia Sherman
- “The First Editions” by James Stoddard
- “The Olverung” by Stephen Woodworth
- “Daltharee” by Jeffrey Ford
- “The Forest” by Kim Wilkins
2 thoughts on “Year’s Best Fantasy 9”
Thanks for posting the list with links. I’ve had the time to read some of them and enjoyed them immensely.
I’ll definitely check out your story. Do you have any favorites among the others in there?
p.s. take the Facebook plunge! It’s a great format for connecting with friends and fans.
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