Of the three short stories from 2018, if you're considering nominating for the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, etc., the ones I would offer for your attention are "Music for the Underworld" in Terraform (science fiction) and "The No-One Girl and the Flower of the Farther Shore" (fantasy) in Clarkesworld:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/yu_03_18/ (audio available)
A list of the stories I read and liked this year will come soon.
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At some point we really need to talk about how judging people for running fundraisers or asking to get paid is a huge vector for racism and misogyny.
I mean, we've already talked about it, at length, but we need to do this again I guess.
This year, as every year, I strongly recommend K Tempest Bradford's "Until Forgiveness Comes," a story about personal grief vs public spectacle, and whether it's healthy to "never forget" an act of violence:
Chicago! On September 6 I will be reading at Volumes Book Cafe with Mary Robinette Kowal, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Chris Bauer and Steven Silver. Hope to see you there!
I’ve shared this on that other site, but let’s mention it here, too: I’ve got a new book coming out next March!
THE BAYERN AGENDA is a science-fiction/espionage adventure set against the backdrop of a galactic cold war.
I have a story in Apex Magazine that is available to read online today, if you’re interested in stories about the sea giving and taking away:
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If you haven't yet, watch NK Jemisin's acceptance speech for the 2018 Hugo for Best Novel.
@Annalee The list presentation is silly but the list itself is not: https://camestrosfelapton.wordpress.com/2018/06/13/beard-subgenres-crossover-event/
The writer who won the Hugo for Best Short Story in 2014, not the movie director. (He/him/his)
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