The 1985 Annual World's Best SF

Titles in bold are on the Classics of Science Fiction Short Stories v2 list.

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
"The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything" George Alec Effinger 1984
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1985Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #14 edited by Terry Carr
"Bloodchild" Octavia E. Butler 1984
Hugo winner - story
Nebula winner - story
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1985Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #14 edited by Terry Carr
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1999Locus All Time Poll
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2004The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Brown & Strahan
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Cash Crop" Connie Willis 1984
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
"The Coming of the Goonga" Gary W. Shockley 1984
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
"Medra" Tanith Lee 1984
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
"The Picture Man" John Dalmas 1984
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
"Press ENTER ■" John Varley 1984
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1985Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #14 edited by Terry Carr
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1999Locus All Time Poll
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Salvador" Lucius Shepard 1984
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1992Modern Classics of Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
"We Remember Babylon" Ian Watson 1984
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
"What Makes Us Human" Stephen R. Donaldson 1984
1985The 1985 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
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