The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). The editor, selected by SFWA’s anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is American science fiction and fantasy writer Mercedes Lackey. This year’s Nebula winners are Ursula Vernon, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Nancy Kress, and Jeff VanderMeer, with Alaya Dawn Johnson winning the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book.
Praise for Nebula Awards Showcase 2014:
“There is not a story in the bunch that is not engaging to the reader…. This is an excellent book for lovers of science fiction.”—SeattlePI.com
Praise for Nebula Awards Showcase 2013:
“Featuring writing of the highest quality in the genre, this compilation is certain to appeal to those demanding imaginative fiction.”— Booklist
“Essential fare for short story aficionados, even though some of the contents have appeared in other collections.”— Kirkus Reviews
“Datlow’s The Best Horror of the Year series is one of the best investments you can make in short fiction. The current volume is no exception.”—Adventures Fantastic
For more than three decades, Ellen Datlow has been at the center of horror. Bringing you the most frightening and terrifying stories, Datlow always has her finger on the pulse of what horror readers crave. Now, with the tenth volume of the series, Datlow is back again to bring you the stories that will keep you up at night.
Encompassed in the pages of The Best Horror of the Year have been such illustrious writers as:
• Neil Gaiman
• Kim Stanley Robinson
• Stephen King
• Linda Nagata
• Laird Barron
* Margo Lanagan
• And many others
With each passing year, science, technology, and the march of time shine light into the craggy corners of the universe, making the fears of an earlier generation seem quaint. But this light creates its own shadows. The Best Horror of the Year chronicles these shifting shadows. It is a catalog of terror, fear, and unpleasantness as articulated by today’s most challenging and exciting writers.