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The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection

Year's Best Science Fiction

Gardner Dozois

St. Martin's Griffin

This collection launched the popular and long-running "The Year's Best Science Fiction" series: Fantastic Science Fiction! The Year's Best -- And Biggest Collection Here's the cream of the crop: short stories, novelettes, novellas by science fiction writers already famous and awarded for their high-quality work in science fiction.  Writers like: Poul AndersonJoe HaldemanTanith LeeGeorge R.R. MartinRobert SilverbergJames Tiptree, Jr.Vernor VingeGene Wolfe Plus writers who are newer to the field, but just as excellent!  These are the stories that will vie for the Hugo and Nebula Awards this year.  And we've got them all!  Not ten.  Not twenty.  25 GREAT SF TALES.
Each one is chosen by renowned SF writer and editor Gardner R. Dozois.  Among them are "Black Air" by Kim Stanley Robinson, "Blood Music" and "Hardfought" by Greg Bear, "Blind Shemmy" by Jack Dann, "Cicada Queen" by Bruce Sterling and "Slow Birds" by Ian Watson.

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The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection
BRUCE STERLINGCicada QueenSignificant new talent seems to enter the SF world in waves, discrete generational groupings, usually at five-to-ten year intervals. One such influx of new talent came along in the early middle '60s, when new writers like Samuel Delany, Roger Zelazny, Thomas M. Disch, Norman Spinrad, R.A. Lafferty, and others ushered in SF's "New Wave" years. A few years later in the early seventies, another wave of talent arrived--made up of writers such as Ursula K. Le Guin, Joanna Russ, Gene Wolfe, Barry Malzberg, and James
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  • Gardner Dozois

  • Gardner Dozois has been the editor of Asmiov's Science Fiction Magazine since 1985 and has received the Hugo Award for best editor eleven times. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.

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