The science fiction short stories in previous MRU readings provoked opposing reactions. Love them or hate them, we are fans of any great sci-fi story that presents a new world or challenges our perceptions.
2011 British Science Fiction Awards shortlist for best short fiction:
The Copenhagen Interpretation by Paul Cornell (Asimov’s, July) – winner
The Silver Wind by Nina Allan (Interzone 233, TTA Press)
Afterbirth by Kameron Hurley (Kameron Hurley’s own website)
Covehithe by China Miéville (The Guardian)
Of Dawn by Al Robertson (Interzone 235, TTA Press)