Stories this issue :
A Tower for the Coming World by MAGGIE CLARK
Painter of Stars by WANG YUAN, translated by ANDY DUDAK
Checkerboard Planet by ELEANOR ARNASON
Blue Grey Blue by YUKIMI OGAWA
A Future Far Too Bright by YOSEF LINDELL
A Soldier of the City by DAVID MOLES, originally published in Engineering Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan, which I read an in my review noted it was “…a complex, layered story”
The Most Famous Little Girl in the World by NANCY KRESS, originally published in Sci Fiction, May 8, 2002.