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The Long List Anthology: More Stories from the Hugo Award Nomination List - cover

The Long List Anthology: More Stories from the Hugo Award Nomination List

Aliette de Bodard, Ken Liu, Tom Crosshill, Rachel Swirsky, Annie Bellet, Yoon Ha Lee, Amal El-Mohtar, Elizabeth Bear, Scott Lynch, T. Kingfisher, Sam J. Miller, Rachael K. Jones, Usman T. Malik, Xia Jia, Ruthanna Emrys, Eugie Foster, Max Gladstone, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Carmen Maria Machado, Kai Ashante Wilson

Publisher: David Steffen

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The Hugo Award is one of the most prestigious speculative fiction literary awards. Every year, supporting members of WorldCon nominate their favorite stories first published during the previous year to determine the top five in each category for the final Hugo Award ballot.  Between the announcement of the ballot and the Hugo Award ceremony at WorldCon, these works often become the center of much attention (and contention) across fandom. 
But there are more stories loved by the Hugo voters, stories on the longer nomination list that WSFS publishes after the Hugo Award ceremony at WorldCon.  The Long List Anthology collects 21 tales from that nomination list, totaling about 180.000 words of fiction by writers from all corners of the world. 
Within these pages you will find a mix of science fiction and fantasy, the dramatic and the lighthearted, from near future android stories to steampunk heists, too-plausible dystopias to contemporary vampire stories. 
There is something here for everyone.

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