The Long List Anthology Volume 6

ebook More Stories From the Hugo Award Nomination List · The Long List Anthology

By David Steffen

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This is the sixth annual edition of the Long List Anthology. Every year, supporting members of WorldCon nominate their favorite stories first published during the previous year to determine the top five in each category for the final Hugo Award ballot. This is an anthology collecting more of the stories from that nomination list to get them to more readersThe Long List Anthology Volume 5 collects 20 science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories from that nomination list, totaling over 450 pages of fiction by writers from all corners of the world. From deepfake girlfriends to death-defying magicians, alternate history space programs to dead mothers haunting their surviving children, from vast alien libraries to modern spins on ancient mythology. There are a wide variety of styles and types of stories here, and something for everyone.

The stories included are:

"Give the Family My Love" by A.T. Greenblatt

"Beyond the El" by John Chu

"Articulated Restraint" by Mary Robinette Kowal

"I (28M) created a deepfake girlfriend and now my parents think we're getting married" by Fonda Lee

"A Bird, a Song, a Revolution" by Brooke Bolander

"The Dead, In Their Uncontrollable Power" by Karen Osborne

"Fisher-Bird" by T. Kingfisher

"How the Trick is Done" by A.C. Wise

"Lest We Forget" by Elizabeth Bear

"Shucked" by Sam J. Miller

"Circus Girl, the Hunter, and Mirror Boy" by JY Neon Yang

"Deriving Life" by Elizabeth Bear

"His Footsteps, Through Darkness and Light" by M. Evan MacGriogair

"Dave's Head" by Suzanne Palmer

"Nice Things" by Ellen Klages

"A Strange Uncertain Light" by G.V. Anderson

"Blood, Bone, Seed, Spark" by Aimee Ogden

"Erase, Erase, Erase" by Elizabeth Bear

"Glass Cannon" by Yoon Ha Lee

The Long List Anthology Volume 6