Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories

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

Title↥ Author/Editor Year Citations
"Aye, and Gomorrah …" Samuel R. Delany 1967
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1982The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume III edited by Arthur C. Clarke and George W. Proctor
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"Baby Is Three" Theodore Sturgeon 1952
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1973The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A edited by Ben Bova
1981Barry Malzberg Recommended Short Stories
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Blood Music" Greg Bear 1983
Hugo winner - story
Nebula winner - story
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1984The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1984The 1984 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
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
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"A Braver Thing" Charles Sheffield 1990
Hugo finalist - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"Continued on Next Rock" R. A. Lafferty 1970
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1971World's Best Science Fiction: 1971 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"Daddy's World" Walter Jon Williams 1999
Nebula winner - story
Sturgeon finalist
2000The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventeenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"Dead Worlds" Jack Skillingstead 2003
Sturgeon finalist
2004The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"Divining Light" Ted Kosmatka 2008
Nebula finalist - story
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"The Faithful Companion at Forty" Karen Joy Fowler 1987
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1988The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"Fire Watch" Connie Willis 1982
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1983The Best Science Fiction of the Year #12 edited by Terry Carr
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"For I Have Touched the Sky" Mike Resnick 1989
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1990The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventh Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
"Houston, Houston, Do You Read?" James Tiptree, Jr. 1976
Nebula winner - story
Hugo winner - story
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1977The 1977 Annual World's Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
"How to Talk to Girls at Parties" Neil Gaiman 2006
Hugo finalist - story
2007The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume One edited by Jonathan Strahan
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Johnny Mnemonic" William Gibson 1981
Nebula finalist - story
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"The Lincoln Train" Maureen F. McHugh 1995
Nebula finalist - story
Hugo winner - story
1996The Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2011Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction edited by Leigh Ronald Grossman
2018ISFDB All Time Short Stories
"Morning Child" Gardner Dozois 1984
Nebula winner - story
1985Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #14 edited by Terry Carr
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2019Piet Nel Recommended Short Stories
"Nine Lives" Ursula K. Le Guin 1969
Nebula finalist - story
1970Best SF: 1969 edited by Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss
1970World's Best Science Fiction: 1970 edited by Donald A. Wollheim and Terry Carr
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018The Future is Female! edited by Lisa Yaszek
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"The People of Sand and Slag" Paolo Bacigalupi 2004
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
2005Science Fiction: The Best of 2004 edited by Karen Haber and Jonathan Strahan
2005The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"Sandkings" George R. R. Martin 1979
Hugo winner - story
Nebula winner - story
1980The Best Science Fiction of the Year #9 edited by Terry Carr
1980Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Ninth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1999Locus All Time Poll
2001Masterpieces edited by Orson Scott Card
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
"The Star" Arthur C. Clarke 1955
Hugo winner - story
Gardner Dozois Recommended Short Stories
1962A Century of Science Fiction edited by Damon Knight
1963Best SF Five edited by Edmund Crispin
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1983Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology edited by Eric S. Rabkin
1988The Great SF Stories 17 (1955) edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
1989Anthologies edited by Hartwell, Cramer, and Wolf
1999Locus All Time Poll
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
2012Locus All Centuries Poll
2016The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
2018ISFDB Most Viewed Short Stories
2019Rich Horton Recommended Short Stories
"Story of Your Life" Ted Chiang 1998
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
Sturgeon winner
1973The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (1974) / A Science Fiction Omnibus (2007)
1999The Year's Best Science Fiction: Sixteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1999Year's Best SF 4 edited by David G. Hartwell
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
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
"The Undiscovered" William Sanders 1997
Sturgeon finalist
Hugo finalist - story
Nebula finalist - story
1998The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
2005The Best of the Best: 20 Years of the Year's Best Science Fiction edited by Gardner Dozois
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"We See Things Differently" Bruce Sterling 1989
1991The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
1993The Norton Book of Science Fiction edited by Le Guin and Attebery
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
"When It Changed" Joanna Russ 1972
Nebula winner - story
Hugo finalist - story
1970Anthologies edited by Silverberg and Greenberg
1975Women of Wonder anthology series edited by Pamela Sargent, 1975-1995, 5 volumes
1977The Road to Science Fiction edited by James Gunn
1978Anthologies edited by Warrick, Greenberg, and Olander
1986The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV edited by Terry Carr
1999Locus All Time Poll
2000The Prentice Hall Anthology of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Garyn G. Roberts
2010The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction edited by Evans et al
2010Nancy Kress Recommended Short Stories
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 Most Viewed Short Stories
2018Sci-Fi Lists Top 200 - story
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