Tag Archives: Event Horizon 2017

Haunted by Sarah Gailey

Flamingo tongue on a sea fan

This is the VERY LAST 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. Guess I need to find the 2019 version and start reading some newer stories!

Published: March, 2016 in Fireside Quarterly (you can read it for free at that link)

Genre: ghost story

Setting: a random house, present day

Summary: Short version: The origin and end of a haunted house Continue reading

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When Alya Met Rigel by S. L. Saboviec

Dixon Hill Lighthouse on San Salvador, Bahamas

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 AE

Genre: science fiction short story

Setting: East Neptune Space Station, future

Summary: Short version: Alya meets Rigel when he steals an expensive item from her shop Continue reading

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The Elissiad by Ahas Bardon

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: January, 2016 in Alt.History 102 (Future Chronicles Book 10)

Genre: alternate history/science fiction

Setting: ancient Carthage

Summary: Short version: The Goddess Tanit and God Baal were aliens trying to repair their spacecraft Continue reading

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Game Not Over by Ron S. Friedman

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: January, 2015 in Galaxy’s Edge Magazine

Genre: portal fantasy short story

Setting: a fantasy D&D video game world

Summary: Short version: We see a role-playing game from the POV of the monsters Continue reading

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Two-Year Man by Kelly Robson

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.

Blue chromis and harlequin wrasse at Telephone Pole reef

Published: August, 2015 in Asimov’s Science Fiction, but you can read it for free on Robson’s website

Genre: science fiction

Setting: a far future Earth

Summary: Short version: The janitor finds interesting things in the trash Continue reading

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Only Then Consume Them by Aimee Picchi

Sunset at Graham’s Harbor on San Salvador

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: July, 2016 in Intergalactic Medicine Show

Genre: fantasy

Setting: the fictional city of Pamera, Italy, medieval times

Summary: Short version: Sabina doesn’t realize the nunnery could be home until it’s too late Continue reading

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The Star Tree by Jon Lasser

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I had a lovely trip to San Salvador – I noticed several new organisms and no one got hurt. Lots of sun, sand, and coral reefs (one of which is posted above) but now I’m back to mud and cold. I’m also back to reviewing stories. 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 Writers of the Future Vol 32

Genre: science fiction short story

Setting: an exoplanet, far future

Summary: Short version: A family comes to terms with the loss of their mother Continue reading

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