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Publisher Description

Since 2006, Clarkesworld Magazine has been entertaining science fiction and fantasy fans with their brand of unique science fiction and fantasy stories. Collected here are all of the stories this Hugo Award-winning magazine published during their eighth year. Includes stories by Michael Swanwick, Yoon Ha Lee, Robert Reed, Susan Palwick, Sean Williams, N.K. Jemisin, James Patrick Kelly, E. Lily Yu, Ken Liu, Xia Jia, Seth Dickinson, Juliette Wade, Matthew Kressel, and many more! 


Introduction by Neil Clarke 

Passage of Earth by Michael Swanwick 

Mystic Falls by Robert Reed 

Weather by Susan Palwick 

Human Strandings and the Role of the Xenobiologist by Thoraiya Dyer 

A Gift in Time by Maggie Clark 

Never Dreaming (In Four Burns) by Seth Dickinson 

Wine by Yoon Ha Lee 

The Cuckoo by Sean Williams 

Five Stages of Grief After the Alien Invasion by Caroline M. Yoachim 

Silent Bridge, Pale Cascade by Benjanun Sriduangkaew 

And Wash Out by Tides of War by An Owomoyela 

Tortoiseshell Cats Are Not Refundable by Cat Rambo 

Grave of the Fireflies by Cheng Jingbo 

Bonfires in Anacostia by Joseph Tomaras 

Stone Hunger by N. K. Jemisin 

The Contemporary Foxwife by Yoon Ha Lee 

Suteta Mono de wa Nai by Juliette Wade 

The Saint of the Sidewalks by Kat Howard 

Daedalum, the Devil’s Wheel by E. Lily Yu 

The Rose Witch by James Patrick Kelly 

The Creature Recants by Dale Bailey 

Spring Festival: Happiness, Anger, Love, Sorrow, Joy by Xia Jia 

Of Alternate Adventures and Memory by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz 

wHole by Robert Reed 

Pepe by Tang Fei 

The Eleven Holy Numbers of the Mechanical Soul by Natalia Theodoridou 

Bits by Naomi Kritzer 

Communion by Mary Anne Mohanraj 

The Aftermath by Maggie Clark 

Water in Springtime by Kali Wallace 

Soul's Bargain by Juliette Wade 

The Symphony of Ice and Dust by Julie Novakova 

Migratory Patterns of Underground Birds by E. Catherine Tobler 

Patterns of a Murmuration, in Billions of Data Points by JY Yang 

Autodidact by Benjanun Sriduangkaew 

Morrigan in the Sunglare by Seth Dickinson 

The Clockwork Soldier by Ken Liu 

The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye by Matthew Kressel 

About the Authors 

Clarkesworld Census 

About Clarkesworld

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
February 22
Wyrm Publishing
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