Selections Announced for Horton’s 2020 Year’s Best SF & F

Editor Rich Horton has released the list of stories in The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, 2020 Edition.

The collection will be released by Prime Books in December. 

  • “The Savannah Problem” by Adam-Troy Castro (Analog, 1-2/19)
  • “Love in the Time of Immuno-Sharing” by Andy Dudak (Analog, 1-2/19)
  • “Empty Box” by Allison Mulvihill (Analog, 11-12/19)
  • “At the Fall” by Alec Nevala-Lee (Analog, 5-6/19)
  • “Anosognosia” by John Crowley (And Go Like This)
  • “Tourists” by Rammel Chan (Asimov’s, 3-4/19)
  • “At the Old Wooden Synagogue on Janower Street” by Michael Libling (Asimov’s, 9-10/19)
  • “The Ocean Between the Leaves” by Ray Nayler (Asimov’s, 7-8/19)
  • “Cloud” by Michael Swanwick (Asimov’s, 11-12/19)
  • “Cloud-Born” by Gregory Feeley (Clarkesworld, 11/19)
  • “Give the Family My Love” by A.T. Greenblatt (Clarkesworld, 02/2019)
  • “Tick Tock” by Xia Jia (Clarkesworld, 5/19)
  • “The Visible Frontier” by Grace Seybold (Clarkesworld, 07/2019)
  • “Secret Stories of Doors” by Sofia Rhei (Everything is Made of Letters)
  • “miscellaneous notes from the time an alien came to band camp disguised as my alto sax” by Tina Connolly (F&SF, 3-4/19)
  • “Mighty are the Meek and the Myriad” by Cassandra Khaw (F&SF, 7-8/19)
  • “Shucked” by Sam J. Miller (F&SF, 11-12/19)
  • “How to Kiss a Hojacki” by Debbie Urbanski (F&SF, 5-6/19)
  • “Green Glass: A Love Story” by E. Lily Yu (If This Goes On, edited by Cat Rambo)
  • “Fix That House!” by John Kessel (Interzone, 9-10/19)
  • “Ink, and Breath, and Spring” by Frances Rowat (Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, 11/19)
  • “The Death of Fire Station 10” by Ray Nayler (Lightspeed, 10/19)
  • “The Archronology of Love” by Caroline M. Yoachim (Lightspeed, 04/19)
  • “The Fine Print” by Chinelo Onwualu, (New Suns, edited by Nisi Shawl)
  • “The Virtue of Unfaithful Translations” by Minsoo Kang (New Suns, edited by Nisi Shawl)
  • “Bark, Blood, and Sacrifice” by Alexandra Seidel (Not One of Us, 10/19)
  • “Mnemosyne” by Catherine MacLeod (On Spec, 04/19)
  • “A Country Called Winter” by Theodora Goss (Snow White Learns Witchcraft)
  • “And Now His Lordship is Laughing” by Shiv Ramdas (Strange Horizons, 09/20/19)
  • “The Girl Who Did Not Know Fear” by Kelly Link (Tin House, Summer 2019)
  • “The Hundredth House Had No Walls” by Laurie Penny (Tor.com, 09/11/19)
  • “Knowledgeable Creatures” by Christopher Rowe (Tor.com, 03/06/19)
  • “Vis Delendi” by Marie Brennan (Uncanny, 3-4/19)
  • “The Migration Suite: A Study in C Sharp Minor” by Maurice Broaddus (Uncanny, 7-8/19)
  • “A Catalog of Storms” by Fran Wilde (Uncanny, 1-2/19)

1 thought on “Selections Announced for Horton’s 2020 Year’s Best SF & F

  1. It’s nice to see “The Ocean Between the Leaves” and “Vis Delendi” here. The former was on my Hugo nominations ballot, and the latter only barely got squeezed off.

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