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List of Award- Nominated/Winning Short Works

I’m still working my way through some of this years’ lauded short works. Here’s a mess of links that I’ll occasionally update:


Short Story (Reading Notes)


  • “Map of Seventeen” by Christopher Barzak (The Beastly Bride)
  • The Jaguar House, in Shadow” by Aliette de Bodard (Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine 7/10)
  • “The Fortuitous Meeting of Gerard van Oost and Oludara” by Christopher Kastensmidt (Realms of Fantasy 4/10)
  • “Plus or Minus” by James Patrick Kelly (Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine 12/10)
  • “Pishaach” by Shweta Narayan (The Beastly Bride)
  • That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made” by Eric James Stone (Analog Science Fiction and Fact 9/10)
  • “Stone Wall Truth” by Caroline M. Yoachim (Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine 2/10)



  • Eight Miles” by Sean McMullen (Analog, September 2010)
  • The Emperor of Mars” by Allen M. Steele (Asimov’s, June 2010; also in audio)
  • The Jaguar House, in Shadow” by Aliette de Bodard (Asimov’s, July 2010)
  • Plus or Minus” by James Patrick Kelly (Asimov’s, December 2010)
  • “That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made” by Eric James Stone (Analog, September 2010)
Short Story


Short stories:

All links above shamelessly lifted from SF Signal.

Note: as of 8/22/11 some of the links no longer work.

World Fantasy Awards:


  • Elizabeth Bear, Bone and Jewel Creatures (Subterranean Press)
  • Michael Byers, The Broken Man (PS Publishing)
  • Elizabeth Hand, “The Maiden Flight of McCauley’s Bellerophon” (Stories: All-New Tales)
  • Tim Lebbon, “The Thief of Broken Toys” (ChiZine Publications)
  • GRR Martin, “The Mystery Knight” (Warriors)
  • Rachel Swirsky, “The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers beneath the Queen’s Window” (Subterranea, Summer 2010) (Reading Note)

Short Story

  • Christopher Fowler, “Beautiful Men” (Visitants: Stories of Fallen Angels and Heavenly Hosts,edited by Stephen Jones, Ulysses Press)
  • Karen Joy Fowler, “Booth’s Ghost” (What I Didn’t See and Other Stories, Small Beer Press) (Reading Note)
  • Kij Johnson, “Ponies”  (Reading Notes)
  • Joyce Carol Oates, “Fossil—Figures” (Stories: All-New Tales)
  • Mercurio D. Rivera, “Tu Sufrimiento Shall Protect Us” (Black Static #18, 08/09.10)


Writer, publisher. Hobbies include reading, studying magic & illusions from a historical/theoretical perspective, and playing ultimate frisbee.

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