Dec 12, 2011

Covering Covers (and Contents): The YBSF: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection - Gardner Dozois

Via Pat Cadigan's livejournal via Tobias Buckell's twitter, here is the line-up for Dozois's 29th annual SF collection:
  • "The Choice" by Paul Mcauley
  • "Silently And Very Fast" by Catherynne M. Valente
  • "The Man Who Bridged The Mist" by Kij Johnson
  • "The Ants Of Flanders" by Robert Reed
  • "A Soldier Of The City" by David Moles
  • "The Invasion Of Venus" by Stephen Baxter
  • "Laika's Ghost" by Karl Schroeder
  • "The Beancounter's Cat" by Damien Broderick
  • "The Vicar Of Mars" by Gwyneth Jones
  • "Dolly" by Elizabeth Bear
  • "Martian Heart" by John Barnes
  • "Ascension Day" by Alastair Reynolds
  • "The Smell Of Orange Groves" by Lavie Tidhar
  • "After The Apocalypse" by Maureen McHugh
  • "A Long Way Home" by Jay Lake
  • "What We Found" by Geoff Ryman
  • "The Incredible Exploding Man" by Dave Hutchinson
  • "The Copenhagen Interpretation" by Paul Cornell
  • "The Way It Works Out And All" by Peter S. Beagle
  • "The Dala Horse" by Michael Swanwick
  • "Earth Hour" by Ken MacLeod
  • "The Ice Owl" by Carolyn Ives Gilman
  • "Digital Rites" by Jim Hawkins
  • "Cody" by Pat Cadigan
  • "Ghostweight" by Yoon Ha Lee
  • "A Response From Est17" by Tom Purdom
  • "Digging" by Ian McDonald
  • "A Militant Peace" by David Klecha & Tobias S. Buckell
  • "For I Have Lain Me Down On The Stone Of Loneliness And I'll Not Be Back Again" by Michael Swanwick
  • "The Iron Shirts" by Michael Flynn
  • "The Boneless One" by Alec Nevala-Lee
  • "Canterbury Hollow" by Chris Lawson
  • "The Cold Step Beyond" by Ian R. MacLeod
  • "The Vorkuta Event" by Ken MacLeod
  • "Dying Young" by Peter M. Ball
Lots of familiar names on that list - and a few new (to me) ones. Got some more reading to do...
As for the cover, I'm afraid Dozois continues to lose ground to Strahan, whose competing 6th volume features this gorgeous piece of art:
 Or maybe it's just me. Either way, congrats to all the authors who were selected!

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