Sunday, March 14, 2010

Niall Harrison lists "Some 2009 short fiction" worth looking up

At Strange Horizons.

5 stories, but one of them actually from 2008. Plus he mentions a bonus old story of Egan.

  1. Ian Creasey's "Erosion"; Asimov's, October/November 2009: Not read.
  2. Vandana Singh's "Infinities"; Vandana Singh's The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories (coll, 2008): Not read.
  3. Rachel Swirsky's "Eros, Philia, Agape"; download;, March 2009: "one of the best, and most moving, stories I read in 2009."

    Not read.
  4. Daniel Abraham's "The Curandero and the Swede: A Tale from the 1001 American Nights"; F&SF, March 2009: "It consists of nested stories."

    Not read.
  5. [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.

    Not read.
Other stories named:
  1. Greg Egan's "Reasons to be Cheerful"; 1999: Not read.


  1. Fiction originally published during 2009.
  2. "Best of 2009" lists (my list, followed by links to those of others).
  3. "Best of" lists.
Note: I normally update list posts like this when I read a story, find new online links, etc. This post was last updated 17 March 2010.


Greg Egan said...

The link you've given to "Reasons to be Cheerful" is an illegal copy of the story, reproduced without my permission. I'd appreciate it if you'd remove the link. Thanks.

Tinkoo said...