The 2016 Locus Award finalists have been announced, providing yet more outstanding works of science fiction, fantasy and horror to read! The Locus Awards are chosen by a survey of readers in an open online poll. Winners will be announced at the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle at the end of June.
Here are the short story finalists:
‘‘Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight’’, Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld 1/15) ‘‘Madeleine’’, Amal El-Mohtar (Lightspeed 6/15) Reviewed here.
‘‘Cat Pictures Please’’, Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld 1/15) Reviewed here.
‘‘The Dowager of Bees’’, China Miéville (Three Moments of an Explosion)
‘‘Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers’’, Alyssa Wong (Nightmare 10/15) Reviewed here.