BSFA Long List Nominations
Congratulations to Andrew Dana Hudson and Jay Springett (In The Storm, A Fire) and Philip Berry (The Continuity) whose stories have been long listed for a British Science Fiction Association Award. To help get these excellent stories into the hands of readers, And Lately, The Sun is now available at 70% discount on Smashwords using…
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Calyx Press has assembled a collection of short stories that are skillfully written […] in each story, there is something beautiful that will delight the reader.
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Prepare to be yanked away from your seats and spirited into a world of new possibilities…
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Under Pressure by Commando Jugendstil and Tales from the EV Studio
“You look like you’ve been run over by a lorry, chief, no offence,” comments Bice Chen with her strong Tuscan accent.
In The Storm, A Fire by Andrew Dana Hudson and Jay Springett
“Hectic morning, you know how it is,” Chani said. She opened her pack of jars, pulled out a stack of pickled plums hiding drugs that kept Alzheimer’s at bay. Kayla’s face lit up with gratitude.
The Forgetting by Sofia Mariah
“My name Nagaon—my name, my village before.” Ah, same as me then—and same as Guildmaster Dhaka too, since he was named after his vanished city…
I Take Credit For Saving The World by P.S.C Willis
My points total is now over one hundred, so the app is automatically flashing ‘New reward unlocked! Open now?’ I glance at the time.
The Price of Principles by Lauri Kubuitsile
“I can help her patch it up. Me and your dad can plant 379 in two weekends if we’re serious.” “Where are you getting all of those saplings?”
Inviting Disaster by Sarena Ulibarri
I tapped the last of the mud from the drone and set it loose so it could zoom back to its charging station. We headed toward the pods.
Fondelac by Kristen Schroeder
Their voices rose and faded as they reviewed and discussed the enormous fragmented mechanical skeleton spread across the tables.
The Egg Garden. And Old Tale For A New World by Domnica Radulescu
They wrote of eggs of all kinds and all colors and all sizes. Eggs with the image of telling love stories on a summer moonlit night…
Buitendyks, where the Night-gulls yodel
Lynn bolted down the driftwood steps to the garage. Her least favorite sister, Elspeth, was lying under her raised water-scooter, scraping mussels and barnacles from the panzer-glass hull.
Stubborn As Dirt by Holly Schofield
He picked up one of the hundred seed plugs and mimed licking it. The plugs of dirt and seeds did resemble black ice cream cones…
2321: Road Trip by Andrew Grell
…we will dive the waters covering the Lost World of Disney, a place people went to give their children synthetic fun and for the parents to stand in long lines assessing potential couplings with others in the same line.
Light From The Darkness by Derek Des Anges
The tundra-special foam fungus which had taken up most of it for this last crop rotation had grown into an extremely weird shape.
Chasers by Eric Del Carlo
A chunk of something solid whipped out of the brown and black vortex and speared straight at the windshield. In the instant before contact, Javier saw that it was part of a tree.
From the Rooftops by Jacob Ashton
Sometimes it was easier to know a person from their allotment than from their appearance, she considered.
The Continuity by Philip Berry
He had a theory that mothskins could learn from the culatraciae: the way they lived over water, their willingness to build rafts (out of their own bodies!), their selfless respect for the greater good.
Equatorial Ice by Illimani Ferreira
But this day, Dona Gardênia’s gaze was nowhere in particular. First she dropped her pole, and then she fainted.