- Ian Creasey's "Erosion"; Asimov's, October/November 2009: Not read.
- Vandana Singh's "Infinities"; Vandana Singh's The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories (coll, 2008): Not read.
- Rachel Swirsky's "Eros, Philia, Agape"; download; tor.com, March 2009: "one of the best, and most moving, stories I read in 2009."
- Daniel Abraham's "The Curandero and the Swede: A Tale from the 1001 American Nights"; F&SF, March 2009: "It consists of nested stories."
- [long novella] Paul Haines' "Wives"; download; Keith Stevenson (ed)'s X6; horror: Apparently about a world where men far outnumber women, & women get routinely treated & traded as sex slaves.
- Greg Egan's "Reasons to be Cheerful"; 1999: Not read.
- Fiction originally published during 2009.
- "Best of 2009" lists (my list, followed by links to those of others).
- "Best of" lists.