Detailed view for the Book: Year's Best Science Fiction, The: Twenty-First Annual Collection

The stories in this collection imaginatively take readers far across the universe, into the very core of their beings, to the realm of the Gods, and to the moment just after now. Included are the works of masters of the form and the bright new talents of tomorrow.
Edited by Gardner Dozois


Off on a Starship by William Barton
It's All True by John Kessel
Rogue Farm by Charles Stross
The Ice by Steven Popkes
EJ-ES by Nancy Kress
The Bellman by John Varley
The Bear's Baby by Judith Moffett
Calling Your Name by Howard Waldrop
June Sixteenth at Anna's by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
The Green Leopard Plague by Walter Jon Williams
The Fluted Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Dead Worlds by Jack Skillingstead
King Dragon by Michael Swanwick
Singletons in Love by Paul Melko
Anomalous Structures of My Dreams by M. Shayne Bell
The Cookie Monster by Vernor Vinge
Joe Steele by Harry Turtledove
Birth Days by Geoff Ryman
Awake in the Night by John C. Wright
The Long Way Home by James Van Pelt
The Eyes of America by Geoffrey A. Landis
Welcome to Olympus, Mr. Hearst by Kage Baker
Night of Time by Robert Reed
Strong Medicine by William Shunn
Send Me a Mentagram by Dominic Green
And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon by Paul Di Filippo
Flashmen by Terry Dowling
Dragonhead by Nick DiChario
Dear Abbey by Terry Bisson