A fantasy-heavy month with 3 stories from F&SF making the list!
A lot of good stuff in this month's roundup, including two stories each from Fireside and Beneath Ceaseless Skies.
Featured Image from the cover of Lightspeed Issue 112 by Galen Dara Must Read Stories "A Bird, a Song, a Revolution", by Brooke Bolander (Lightspeed Magazine Issue 112, September 2019) Short Story Bolander's expressive cat-scratch prose and narrative gymnastics grow more audacious with each published story, while she has honed her vision into a diamond-hard … Continue reading The Best Short SFF of September 2019
Werewolves and cephalopods and poets, oh my!
Must Read stories from Cassandra Khaw and Rivers Solomon lead the pack.
Recommended Stories "The Harvest of a Half-Known Life", by G.V. Anderson (Lightspeed Magazine Issue 109, June 2019) Short Story Anderson builds an arresting and intricately detailed post-apocalyptic culture where social mores have been re-shaped by climate disaster: technology is taboo, for example, but harvesting the flesh of the dead has a vital role in … Continue reading The Best Short SFF of June 2019
Journeying is a major theme for several of this month's favorites. And transformation. And also eating people.
Must Read stories from H Pueyo and Maria Haskins this month!
In which my stats are rock bottom and I am devastated by one crushing disappointment, but otherwise satisfied with another great Hugo shortlist!