Tag Archives: Event Horizon 2017

The Epsilon Directive by David Bruns

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: August, 2016 in Beyond the Stars: At Galaxy’s Edge

Genre: space opera short story

Setting: far future exoplanet

Summary: Short version: A Marine who wishes he was a conscientious objector ends up in a genocide squad Continue reading

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If X Is a Real Number by Sofie Bird

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: May, 2016 in Fireside Magazine

Genre: science fiction

Setting: on a spaceship, far future

Summary: Short version: Maybe someone will survive this spaceship collision Continue reading

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The Beef by J. D. Moyer

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: May, 2016 at Strange Horizons (you can either read or listen to the story at that link)

Genre: science fiction

Setting: California, 2076

Summary: Short version: Rewilding cattle doesn’t go so well Continue reading

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Heartworm by J.J. Roth

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: June, 2015 in Nature

Genre: science fiction

Setting: near future, a random college

Summary: Short version: Peter creates a computer worm to unlock the software protecting Zora’s emotions Continue reading

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Willing by Premee Mohamed

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: March 2017 in Principia Ponderosa

Genre: fantasy

Length: 10 pages

Setting: a prairie, felt like 1800s

Summary: Short version: Cows are an inspiration to prevent the sacrifice of a child Continue reading

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These Are the Rules of Being a Hero by Emily McCosh

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: September, 2016 at Daily Science Fiction (it’s still available to read for free at that link)

Genre: super hero fantasy

Setting: totally generic

Summary: Short version: Read the title Continue reading

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Monstrance of Sky by Christopher Mark Rose

This is the next short story in the Event Horizon 2017 collection of short stories highlighting authors who are eligible for the 2017 Campbell award for best new writer.

Published: December, 2016 at EscapePod (you can either listen to or read the story for free at that link)

Genre: science fiction

Setting: a colony on the bottom of the ocean, future

Summary: Short version: Breaking up with your clone Continue reading

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