One of the stories in this collection was nominated for a Locus Award. I got the collection to read that story and ended up reading all of them. The collection itself was also nominated for a Locus Award.
Genre: science fiction and fantasy short story collection
Length: 362 pages of stories, 373 pages total
Setting: various locations, mostly on Earth
Summary: Short version: Stories by various authors featuring either robots or fairies, and sometimes both Continue reading
I’ve been hearing about the book as a great example of science fiction by a black author and decided to pick it up. Luckily, my library had the novellas collected into a single book.
Published: 2019 as a collection, 2015-2017 as novellas
Genre: 358 pages
Setting: mostly the desert African city of Himba, and the planet Oozma Uni
Summary: Short version: Binti’s event-filled life after she’s accepted to an off-world school Continue reading
I had picked up this collection to read two Locus Award nominee for short stories. I enjoyed them so much I got sucked into reading the rest of the collection.
Published: 2018 for the collection, 2004-2017 for the individual stories
Genre: science fiction and fantasy
Length: 397 pages
Summary: Short version: A collection of Jemisin’s short stories. I’ll summarize each one briefly Continue reading
Turkey Trail waterfall along the Pine Creek Trail in central Pennsylvania
This is my next review of a nominee for the 2019 Short Story Locus Award.
Published: February 2018 in Beneath Ceaseless Skies (you can read it for free at that link)
Genre: science fiction ghost story
Setting: the City of High Bells, a space station in the far future
Summary: Short version: The ghost of a temple cat continues to roam a temple on a destroyed space station Continue reading
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