Announcing the full Table of Contents for Year’s Best Canadian Fantasy and Science Fiction: Volume One

I’m thrilled this morning to announce the full Table of Contents for Year’s Best Canadian Fantasy and Science Fiction: Volume One!

  • Give Me English – Ai Jiang
  • The Voice of a Thousand Years – Fawaz Al-Matrouk
  • Bottom’s Dream – Glenn Clifton
  • And in the Arcade, Ego – Kate Heartfield
  • The Secret Lives of Shellwomen – Geneviève Blouin. Translated from the French by Margaret Sankey
  •  Poem: In Stock Images of the Future, Everything is White – Terese Mason Pierre
  • Michif Man – Chelsea Vowel
  • Sunday in the Park With Hank – Leah Bobet
  • A New Brave World – Eric Choi
  • Poltergeist – Rhonda Parrish
  • One Day in the Afterlife of Detective Roshni Chaddha – Rati Mehrotra
  • Big Trouble in Droidtown – Hayden Trenholm
  •  Poem: First Contact – Lisa Timpf
  • Distant Skies – Charlotte Ashley
  • Shattered – Marie Bilodeau
  •  Poem: Necklace – Carolyn Clink
  • All That Burns Unseen – Premee Mohamed
  •  Poem: Rapunzel in the Desert – Melissa Yuan-Innes
  • Redfin Spine – Jonathan Olfert
  • Maximum Efficiency – Holly Schofield
  • Choose Your Own – C. J. Lavigne
  •  Poem: After the Apocalypse – Colleen Anderson
  • Rare Earths Pineapple – Michèle Laframboise
  • Choke – Suyi Davies Okungbowa
  •  Poem: Three Herons – Geoffrey W. Cole
  • Folk Hero Motifs in Tales Told by the Dead – KT Bryski
  • Vi’Hun Heal – Michelle Tang
  • Bleak Communion of Abandoned Things – Ariel Marken Jack
  •  Poem: a sinkhole invites a street to consider its future – Dominik Parisien
  • Broken Vow: The Adventures of Flick Gibson, Intergalactic Videographer – Peter G. Reynolds
  • Green Witch – Elizabeth Whitton
  •  Poem: The Mall at Night – Millie Ho
  • Homeplus – Liz Westbrook-Trenholm
  • Into the Frozen Wilds – P.A. Cornell
  •  Poem: The Wolf of Your Passions – Lynne Sargent
  • Critical Mass – Peter Watts
  • Douen – Suzan Palumbo

The volume will also include an Introduction from yours truly.

Backers of the Kickstarter will be receiving their e-books and print copies in November, and the book will be available to book lovers everywhere December 5, 2023 at your favourite independent, brick-and-mortar, or online book retailer.

This thing is all killer, no filler, y’all. Can’t wait to get it into your hands!

– S.