Fiction this month :
Passage of Earth by Michael Swanwick – reviewed on Best SF here
Autodidact by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
Water in Springtime by Kali Wallace
The Cuckoo by Sean Williams
Going After Bobo by Susan Palwick, first published in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, May 2000, and collected by Dozois in his 18th Annual Collection. Of the story I noted way back then : “An excellent story, although the SF elements are minimal.”
Shining Armor by Dominic Green, first published in The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction: Volume Two, edited by George Mann.