Bewildering Stories

Bewildering Stories’
Second Quarterly Review, 2013

Editors’ Choices: issues 519-530

Everything in green is a link.

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Essays & Memoirs
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Short Poetry
Flash Fiction
The Quarter’s Best Issues
On this page

Selections are listed in alphabetical order by author.
Multiple titles are listed in chronological order.

Short Stories

Jack Alcott, The Jaggers
Brevin Anderson, Island Long
Bo Balder, The Hump
Phil Davies, The Arianthids
Mike Florian, The Oarsmen of Crete
Andrew Frew, Bone Brew
Christopher T. Garry, Flame Bound
Pedro Blas González, The Arcanus Project
Gary Inbinder, Beyond Dead End
Simon Jones, The Stoning of Tityos
Arthur Mackeown, Lover Boy
Zac Miller, Age of Reception
Astrid S. Nielsen, The Silence of the Silver Bells
Leonard Schlenz, You Crack Me Up
S. E. Sever, Kuiper Court
Ron Van Sweringen Maggie Whitefeather, Harold's Day Out

The Order of the Hot Potato

And now, since “Bewildering” Stories is a friend of the unconventional, here are the 19 most controversial works of the quarter, the ones on which the Review Editors’ opinions diverged significantly for one reason or another. The titles are listed in descending order with the most controversial first. Ten of the titles appear among the Editors’ Choices.
  1. Thomas F. Wylie, Late for Dinner
  2. Iulian Ionescu, Space Race
  3. Ron Van Sweringen,
    Rupert and the Jade Dragon
  4. Pedro Blas González, The Arcanus Project
  5. Thomas F. Wylie, The Attempt
  6. K. C. Gray, Fire Park
  7. Alexandru I. Despina, Beyond Lethe
  8. Oonah V. Joslin, Meteor Strike
  9. Peter Bailey, North by the Red Death
  1. George S. Karagiannis, The Ghost Profiler
  2. Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Stripes and Dots
  3. Leonard Schlenz, You Crack Me Up
  4. Afzal Moolla, Tears of the Clown
  5. Ron Van Sweringen, Just Another Florida Day
  6. Monica Nickolai, The Isle of the Shark-Dogs
  7. Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Postcard
  8. Afzal Moolla, The Sound of Distant Ankle Bells
  9. Robert Karaszi, Café Angelika Revisted
  10. Simon Jones, The Stoning of Tityos
The Hottest-Potato Issues of the Quarter

As a special treat, Bewildering Stories links to
the most controversial issues of the quarter:

  1. Dark Energy
  2. Cosmic Rays
  3. Eta Carinae Nebula
  4. The Öort Cloud
  5. The Kuiper Belt
  6. The Asteroid Belt

The Order of Merit

Here are links to the top winners, the most highly rated works in each genre represented by more than one title in this Quarterly Review. The categories are listed in the order in which they normally appear in a regular issue Index or Readers’ Guide.

In keeping with Bewildering Stories’ astronomical motif, ties are indicated by the names of space telescopes. The most highly rated title in the quarter is indicated by the name of an arm of the galaxy.

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