The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection

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

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
"The Affair" Robert Silverberg 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"At the Embassy Club" Elizabeth A. Lynn 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Bad Medicine" Jack Dann 1984
Nebula finalist - story
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Black Coral" Lucius Shepard 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"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
"Blued Moon" Connie Willis 1984
Hugo finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
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
"A Cabin on the Coast" Gene Wolfe 1984
Nebula finalist - story
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
"Company in the Wings" R. A. Lafferty 1983
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Foreign Skins" Tanith Lee 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Friend" James Patrick KellyJohn Kessel 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Interlocking Pieces" Molly Gloss 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
"The Kindly Isle" Frederik Pohl 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"The Lucky Strike" Kim Stanley Robinson 1984
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - 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
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
1999Locus All Time Poll
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2011Science Fiction: Stories and Contexts edited by Heather Masri
"The Map" Gene Wolfe 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"A Message to the King of Brobdingnag" Richard Cowper 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"New Rose Hotel" William Gibson 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"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
"Promises to Keep" Jack McDevitt 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Pursuit of Excellence" Rena Yount 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Rock On" Pat Cadigan 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"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
"Sunken Gardens" Bruce Sterling 1984
Nebula finalist - story
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Trinity" Nancy Kress 1984
Nebula finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
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
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
"Trojan Horse" Michael Swanwick 1984
Nebula finalist - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
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
"The Trouble with the Cotton People" Ursula K. Le Guin 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
"Twilight Time" Lewis Shiner 1984
1985The Year's Best Science Fiction: Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
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