The list: 100 Great Science Fiction Stories by Women

Found this bit of coolness! I’ve read close to half of the authors on this list. With some of them I read a different work by the author, and it was good stuff. I wish I had read more of them, but now I have a goal!

It Doesn't Have To Be Right...

Now let the arguing begin…

The list below contains 100 pieces of short fiction – short stories, novelettes and novellas – by women writers, published between 1927 and 2012. Each author appears only once. The stories are by no means the best by each writer. In most cases, I’m simply not familiar enough with an oeuvre to choose the best; in other cases, I’ve picked a story I’ve read and thought good, and yes, there are a few of my favourite stories in the list too. I’ve not read them all – some came from suggestions on Twitter or on an earlier post on this blog (many thanks to all who contributed), others I took from various award lists or Year’s Best TOCs. One or two fantasy stories might have sneaked through the net, because I couldn’t find copies to read and check. However, the list should all be science…

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3 thoughts on “The list: 100 Great Science Fiction Stories by Women

  1. Pingback: Samurai Sherriff (An exercise in thoughtful unreality) Part 2 | Excursions Into Imagination

  2. There are a lot of names on that list I haven’t read I’m ashamed to say… Better do something about that right quick! Thanks for reposting Joe!

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