Rich Horton’s take on the best SF&F that appeared in 2013 had thudded onto my doormat. Why don’t you buy the book ? : amazon.com : book | kindle amazon.co.uk : book | kindle
And these are the stories contained therein :
James Patrick Kelly. Soulcatcher. Originally in Clarkesworld, May 2013.
Angelia Gorodischer. Trafalgar and Josefina. Originally in Trafalgar.
Tom Purdom. A Stranger from a Foreign Ship. Asimovs, September 2013.
Theodora Goss. Blanchefleur. Originally in Once Upon a Time.
Yoon Ha Lee. Effigy Nights. Originally in Clarkesworld, January 2013.
Maria Dahvana Headley. Such & Such Said to So & So. Originally published in Glitter & Mayhem.
Robert Reed. Grizzled Veterans of Many and Much. Originally published in Fantasy & Science Fiction, May/June 2013.
Geoff Ryman. Rosary and Goldenstar. Originally published in Fantasy & Science Fiction, September/October 2013.
Benjanun Sriduangkaew. The Bees Her Heart, the Hive Her Belly. Originally published in Clockwork Phoenix.
K.J. Parker. The Dragonslayer of Merebarton. Originally in Fearsome Journeys.
Lavie Tidhar. The Oracle. Originally in Analog, September 2013.
E. Lily Yu. Loss, with Chalk Diagrams. Originally in Eclipse Online, March 2013.
C.S.E. Cooney. Martyr’s Gem. Originally in Giganotosaurus.
Alaya Dawn Johnson. They Shall Salt the Earth with Seeds of Glass. Originally in Asimovs, January 2013.
Jedediah Berry. A Window or a Small Box. Originally on Tor.com, June 2013.
Carrie Vaughn. Game of Chance. Originally published in Unfettered.
Erik Amundsen. Live Arcade. Originally online on Strange Horizons, February 2013.
Madeline Ashby. Social Services. Originally published in An Aura of Familiarity.
Alex Dally MacFarlane. Found. Originally online on Clarkesworld, August 2013.
Ken Liu. A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel. Originally published in Fantasy & Science Fiction, January/February 2013.
E. Lily Yu. Ilse, Who Saw Clearly. Originally published in Apex, May 2013.
Harry Turtledove. The End of the World As We Know It, And We Feel Fine. Originally published in Analog, March 2013.
Krista Hoeppner Leahy. Killing Curses : a Caught-Heart Quest. Originally published in Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, January 2013.
Peter Watts. Firebrand. Originally published in Twelve Tomorrows.
Maureen McHugh. The Memory Book. Originally published in Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells.
Howard Waldrop. The Dead Sea-Bottom Scrolls. Originally published in Old Mars.
Karin Tidbeck. A Fine Show on The Abyssal Plain. Originally published in Lightspeed, April 2013.
Linda Nagata. Out in the Dark. Originally published in Analog, June 2013.
Naim Kabir. On the Origins of Song. Originally published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies.
Tang Fei. Call Girl. Originally published in Apex, June 2013.
Christopher Barzak. Paranormal Romance. Originally published online at Lightspeed Magazine, June 2013.
Yukima Ogawa. Town’s End. Originally published online at Strange Horizons, March 2013.
Ian R. MacLeod. The Discovered Country. Originally published in Asimovs, September 2013.
Alan DeNiro. The Wildfires of Antartica. Originally published in Asimovs, October/November 2013.
Eleanor Arnason. Kormak the Lucky. Originally published in Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2013.