Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2016

Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2016

by Tara Isabella BurtonRajnar Vajra Delia Sherman and others
Publication Date: 17/01/2017
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A collection of some of the best original science fiction and fantasy short fiction published on Tor.com in 2016.


Includes stories by:

Charlie Jane Anders

Nina Allan

Tara Isabella Burton

Monica Byrne

Rebecca Campbell

P. Djèlí Clark

Indrapramit Das

Alix E. Harrow

N. K. Jemisin

Margaret Killjoy

Cixin Liu

Melissa Marr

David Nickle

Laurie Penny

Daniel Polansky

Lettie Prell

Delia Sherman

Angela Slatter

Caighlan Smith

Lavie Tidhar

Rajnar Vajra

Genevieve Valentine

Carrie Vaughn

Alyssa Wong


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ISBN:
9780765391957
9780765391957
Category:
Short stories
Publication Date:
17-01-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Tom Doherty Associates
Tara Isabella Burton

Tara Isabella Burton is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. The winner of the Shiva Naipaul Award for Travel Writing, she has completed a Doctorate in Theology at the University of Oxford and is a prodigious travel writer, short story and scriptwriter and essayist.

She works for Vox as their Faith and Religion Correspondent. Tara Isabella Burton lives in New York and divides her time between the Upper East Side and Oxford.

Aliette de Bodard

Aliette de Bodard is one of the Writers of the Future, has won two Nebula Awards, a Locus Award and a BSFA Award. She has also been a finalist for the Hugo, Sturgeon, and Tiptree Awards, making her one of our most-lauded contemporary fiction writers.

A writer by night, by day she is a qualified engineer, specialising in Applied Mathematics. She lives in Paris, in a flat with more computers than she really needs.

Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar (The Bookman; A Man Lies Dreaming; The Violent Century) is the author of the breakout Campbell and Neukom award-winning novel Central Station, which has been translated into ten languages.

He has also received the British Science Fiction, Neukom Literary, and World Fantasy awards. Tidhar was born in Israel, grew up on a kibbutz, has lived in south Africa, Laos, and Vanuatu, and currently resides in London.

Laurie Penny

Laurie Penny is a writer and journalist. She writes for Vice, the Guardian and many other publications, is a columnist and Contributing Editor at the New Statesman magazine.

She was the youngest person to be shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for political writing on her blog 'Penny Red'. She has reported on radical politics, protest, digital culture and feminism from around the world, working with activists from the Occupy movement and the European youth uprisings.

She has 160,000 followers on Twitter and in 2012 won the British Media Awards' 'Twitter Public Personality of the Year' prize. Laurie is a nerd, a nomad and an activist. She is thirty years old and lives in London

Angela Slatter

Angela Slatter is the award-winning author of eight short story collections, including A Feast of Sorrows: Stories, Sourdough and Other Stories, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings, and Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales.

She has won the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award and five Aurealis Awards. Her short stories have appeared widely, including in annual British, Australian and North American Best Of anthologies, and her work has been translated into Spanish, Russian, Polish, Romanian, and Japanese.

Vigil was her first solo novel, and the sequel Corpselight is due out in July 2017. Angela lives in Brisbane, Australia.

Margaret Killjoy

Margaret Killjoy is a transfeminine author, born and raised in Maryland, who has spent her adult life traveling with no fixed home.

A life on the road has given her a healthy respect for hobos, street kids, and other elements of the criminal class. She founded SteamPunk Magazine and her nonfiction books have been published by AK Press.

Margaret's has written A Country of Ghosts, a utopian novel, and the Danielle Cain series, starting with The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion.

Nina Allan

Nina Allan is a novelist and short story writer. Her previous fiction has won several prizes, including the British Science Fiction Award for Best Novel, the Novella Award and the Grand Prix de L'Imaginaire for Best Translated Work. She lives and works in Rothesay, on the Isle of Bute. The Dollmaker is her third novel.

Daniel Polansky

Daniel Polansky was born in Baltimore, Maryland.

He can be found in Brooklyn, when he isn't somewhere else.

This is his first totally contemporary fantasy novel.

N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is a Brooklyn-based author and the winner of three Hugo Awards for her novels The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate and The Stone Sky.

She previously won the Locus Award for her first novel, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, and her short fiction and novels have been nominated multiple times for Hugo, World Fantasy and Nebula awards, and shortlisted for the Crawford and the James Tiptree, Jr. Awards.

She is a science fiction and fantasy reviewer for the New York Times.

Alix E. Harrow

Alix E. Harrow is an ex-historian with lots of opinions and excessive library fines, currently living in Kentucky with her husband and their semi-feral children. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. 

Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca Campbell is an intuitive spiritual mentor, inspirational speaker, teacher, and author of Light is The New Black.

Drawing on her experience as an award-winning advertising creative director at a Fortune 500 holding company, Rebecca guides women to courageously answer the unique callings of their soul so that they can light up the world with their presence.

Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn is the New York Times Bestselling author of more than twenty novels and over eighty short stories. She's best known for the Kitty Norville urban fantasy series about a werewolf who hosts a talk radio advice show for supernatural beings.

She's also a contributor to the Wild Cards series of shared-world novels edited by George R.R. Martin. She has been nominated for various awards, including the Hugo and RT Reviewer Choice Awards.

P. Djeli Clark

Born in New York and raised mostly in Houston, P. Djeli Clark (he/him) spent the formative years of his life in the homeland of his parents, Trinidad and Tobago. He is the Hugo and Sturgeon nominated author of the novellas The Black God’s Drums and The Haunting of Tram Car 015. His short story “The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington” (Fireside Fiction) has earned him both a Nebula and Locus award. Clark lives in Connecticut.

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