The new and vastly nicer World Fantasy Award statuette, created by sculptor and artist Vincent Villafranca.
Puuhhh. That’s me blowing the dust off the blog. Rather than wallow in self incriminations, or even your incriminations, Dear Reader, let’s get to the point. The World Fantasy Awards are just around the corner. Lots of great fiction has been nominated, and we have looked closely at the finalists for best short fiction.
“Das Steingeschöpf”, G.V. Anderson (Strange Horizons 12/12/16). Reviewed here.
“Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies”, Brooke Bolander (Uncanny 11-12/16). Reviewed here.
“Seasons of Glass and Iron”, Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood). Reviewed here.
“Little Widow”, Maria Dahvana Headley (Nightmare 9/16). Reviewed here.
“The Fall Shall Further the Flight in Me”, Rachael K. Jones (Clockwork Phoenix 5). Reviewed here.