The Nebula Awards Showcase #54 features the Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy, as selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
Volume #54 is the latest volume of the prestigious anthology series, which has been published annually across six decades. The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published yearly since 1966, reprinting winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, as voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).
You can find both digital and print purchase options for the showcase here:
This volume’s editor is Nibedita Sen, a Hugo, Nebula, and Astounding Award-nominated writer and editor. Volume #54 collects stories and excerpts from works nominated in 2019, including the following winners and nominees (an asterisk indicates a winner):
Introduction by Nibedita Sen
“It’s Dangerous to Go Alone” by Kate Dollarhyde
“Into the Spider-verse: A Classic Origin Story in Bold New Color” by Brandon O’Brien
“The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington” by P. Djèlí Clark*
“Interview for the End of the World” by Rhett C. Bruno
“And Yet” by A. T. Greenblatt
“A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies” by Alix E. Harrow
“The Court Magician” by Sarah Pinsker
“The Only Harmless Great Thing” by Brooke Bolander*
“The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections” by Tina Connolly
“An Agent of Utopia” by Andy Duncan
“The Substance of My Lives, The Accidents of Our Births” by José Pablo Iriarte
“The Rule of Three” by Lawrence M. Schoen
“Messenger” by R.R. Virdi & Yudhanjaya Wijeratne
Excerpt: “The Tea Master and the Detective” by Aliette de Bodard*
Excerpt: “Fire Ant” by Jonathan P. Brazee
Excerpt: “The Black God’s Drums” by P. Djèlí Clark
Excerpt: “Alice Payne Arrives” by Kate Heartfield
Excerpt: “Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach” by Kelly Robson
Excerpt: “Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries” by Martha Wells
Excerpt: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal*
LMBPN congratulates all of the authors with selected stories, but we’re especially honored to have Messenger by R.R. Virdi & Yudhanjaya Wijeratne selected for this prestigious volume.
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