Short Story Index

An index of all the stories in my short fiction reading roundups. Alphabetical by author.

Alfar, Dean Francis. “Terminós”

Allan, Nina. “The Art of Space Travel.”

Anders, Charlie Jane. “Love Might Be Too Strong a Word.”

Anders, Charlie Jane. “Reliable People.”

Anderson, G.V. “Das Steinbeschöpe.”

Anderson, G.V. “Four Stops.”

Badger, Darcie Little. “Black, Their Regalia.”

Badger, Darcie Little. “Nkásht íí.” 

Badger, Darcie Little. “Owl vs. the Neighborhood Watch.”

Balder, Bo. “The Bridgegroom.”

Banker, Ashok K. “Tongue.”

Barber, Jess. “Maybe Look Up.”

Barnett, Barbara. “43 Responses to ‘In Memory of Dr. Alexandra Nako.'”

Beagle, Peter S. “The Story of Kao Yu.”

Bear, Elizabeth. “In Libres.”

Bigelow, Susan Jane. “The Heart’s Cartography.”

Black, Holly. “The Aarne-Thompson Classification Revue.” 

Bolander, Brooke. “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies.”

Bolekaja, Lisa. “Three Voices.”

Bowes, Richard. “The Duchess and the Ghost.”

Bunn, Austin. “Ledge.”

Burgoine, Nathan. “The Psychometry of Snow.” 

Cho, Zen. “Prudence and the Dragon.”

Chu, John. “Hold-Time Variations.”

Chu, John. “How to Piss Off a Failed Super Solider.” 

Chu, John. “Making the Magic Lightning Strike Me.” 

Chu, John. “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere.” 

Cipri, Nino. “It Happened to Me: I Melded My Consciousness with the Giant Alien Mushroom Floating Above Chicago”

Cipri, Nino. “It Happened to Me: I Was Brought Back to Avenge My Death, But Chose Justice Instead” 

Cipri, Nino. “It Happened to Me: My Doppleganger Stole My Credit Card Info, and then My Life”

Cipri, Nino. “The Shape of My Name.”

Cipri, Nino. “A Thing with Teeth.”

Das, Indrapramit. “Weep for Day.”

Das, Indrapramit. “Worldless.”

Dawson, Delilah S. “Catcall.”

de Bodard, Aliette. “Children of Thorns, Children of Water.”

de Bodard, Aliette. “A Hundred and Seventy Storms.”

de Bodard, Aliette. “Immersion.” 

de Bodard, Aliette. “Lullaby for a Lost World.”

de Bodard, Aliette. “Memorials.”

de Bodard, Aliette. “A Salvaging of Ghosts.”

Debonnaire, Meredith. “The Life and Times of Angel Evans.”

Donnelly, Lara Elena. “The Witches of Athens.”

Duncan, Hal. “Sic Him, Hellhound! Kill! Kill!”

Duncan, Hal. “The Disappearance of James H____.”

El-Mohtar, Amal. “Madeleine.”

El-Mohtar, Amal. “The Truth About Owls.”

Fraimow, Rebecca. “Further Arguments in Support of Yudah Cohen’s Proposal to Bluma Zilberman.”

Gailey, Sarah. “Bargain.”

Gailey, Sarah. “A Lady’s Maid.”

Gladstone, Max. “A Kiss with Teeth.”

Gladstone, Max. “The Scholast in the Low Waters Kingdom.”

Goss, Theodora. “In Autumn.” 

Goss, Theodora. “Red as Blood and White as Bone.”

Gratton, Tessa. “Three True Things.”

Gregory, Daryl. “The Illustrated Biography of Lord Grimm.” 

Grey, Caspian. “The King of Ashland County.”

Grey, Caspian. “Promises of Spring.”

Headley, Maria Dahvana. “Some Gods of El-Paso.”

Hijazi, Nabil and Ted Infinity. “The Peacock.”

Hill, Joseph Allen. “The Venus Effect.”

Hoffman, Ada. “The Scrape of Tooth and Bone.”

Hoffman, Nina Kiriki. “Don’t Answer.”

Hopkinson, Nalo. “Can’t Beat ‘Em.”

Howard, Kat. “The Calendar of Saints.”

Howard, Kat. “The Green Knight’s Wife.”

Howard, Kat. “Maiden, Hunter, Beast.”

Howard, Kat. “The Saint of the Sidewalk.”

Howard, Kat. “Seven Salt Tears.” 

Howard, Kat. “The Sound of Salt and Sea.”

Hurley, Kameron. “The War of Heroes.”

Jemisin, N.K. “The City Born Great.”

Jones, Micheal M. “Sea of Strangers.”

Jones, Rachel K. “The Night Bazaar for Women Becoming Reptiles.”

Kanakia, Rahul. “Here Is My Thinking on a Situation That Affects Us All.”

Kendall, Mikki. “Snow White.”

Khaw, Cassandra. “When We Die on Mars.”

Killjoy, Margaret. “Everything That Isn’t Winter.”

Killjoy, Margaret. “Imagine a World So Forgiving.”

Killjoy, Margaret. “Men of the Ashen Morrow.”

Kingfisher, T. “The Dryad’s Shoe.”

Kingfisher, T. “Packing.”

Kornher-Stace, Nicole. “Last Chance.”

Kowal, Mary Robinette. “Midnight Hour.”

Kowal, Mary Robinette. “The Worshipful Society of Glovers.”

Kritzer, Naomi. “Bits.”

Kritzer, Naomi. “Cat Pictures Please.”

Kritzer, Naomi. “Paradox.”

Kushner, Ellen. “The Man with Knives.”

Kushner, Ellen. “The Swordsman Whose Name Was Not Death.”

Kushner, Ellen and Ysabeau S. Wilce. “One Last Great Adventure.”

Leckie, Ann. “The Nalendar.”

Lee, Yoon Ha. “The Contemporary Foxwife.”

Lee, Yoon Ha. “Foxfire, Foxfire.”

Lee, Yoon Ha. “The Mermaid’s Teeth.”

Lee, Yoon Ha. “The Queen’s Aviary.” 

Lee, Yoon Ha. “Shadow’s Weave.”

Lee, Yoon Ha. “Snakes.”

Lee, Yoon Ha. “Two to Leave”

Lee, Yoon Ha. “Wine.”

Lemberg, Rose. “The Book of How to Live.”

Lemberg, Rose. “How to Remember to Forget to Remember the Old War.”

Lindholm, Megan. “Old Paint.”

Liu, Ken. “Memories of My Mother.”

Liu, Ken. “Paper Menagerie.”

Liu, Ken. “Seventh Day of the Seventh Moon.”

Lynch, Scott. “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane.” 

MacFarlane, Alex Dally. “Written on the Hides of Foxes.”

Machado, Carmen Maria. “Help Me Follow My Sister Into the Land of the Dead.”

Machado, Carmen Maria. “Horror Story.”

Mardoll, Ana. “The Wish Giver.”

Maroon, Everett. “Treasure Acre.”

McGuire, Seanan. “Dragonflies.”

McGuire, Seanan. “Each to Each.”

Meadows, Foz. “Ten Day’s Grace.”

Miller, Sam J. “Angel, Monster, Man.”

Miller, Sam J. “Calved.”

Miller, Sam J. “We Are the Cloud.”

Mohanraj, Mary Anne. “Communion.” 

Mohanraj, Mary Anne. “Webs.”

Moraine, Sunny. “Dispatches from a Hole in the World.”

Moraine, Sunny. “Shape Without Form, Shade Without Color.”

Moraine, Sunny. “What Glistens Back.”

Narayan, Shweta. “The Padishah Begum’s Reflections.”

Narayan, Shweta. “The River’s Children.”

Ness, Mari. “The Witch in the Tower.”

O’Connacht, Lynn. “The Princess Who Didn’t Eat Cake.”

Okorafor, Nnedi. “Afrofuturist 419.”

Onwualu, Chinelo. “Read Before Use.”

Owomoyela, An. “All That Touches Air.”

Owomoyela, An and Rachel Swirsky. “Between the Dragons and Their Wrath.”

Payseur, Charles. “A Lumberjack’s Guide to Dryad Spotting.”

Payseur, Charles. “The Sound Of.”

Pinsker, Sarah. “Join Our Team of Time Travel Professionals.”

Reed, Nicasio Andrés. “Glaciers Made You.”

Reid, Luc. “13 Ways to Detect Vampires Online.”

Rentz, Pamela. “Skinny Charlie’s Orbiting Teepee.” 

Roanhorse, Rebecca. “Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™.” 

Rustad, A. Merc. “How to Become a Robot in 12 Easy Steps.”

Rustad, A. Merc. “Monster Girls Don’t Cry.”

Rustad, A. Merc. “Once, I Rose.”

Rustad, A. Merc. “This Is Not a Wardrobe Door.”

Ryan, C.C.S. “Emergency Management Protocol.”

Satifka, Erica L. “Bucket List Found in the Locker of Maddie Price, Age 14, Written Two Weeks Before the Great Uplifting of All Mankind.”

Saxey, E. “Melioration.”

Sharma, Iona. “Archana and Chandni.” 

Shvartsman, Alex. “Forty-Seven Dictums of Warfare.”

Shvartsman, Alex. “Letting Go.”

Shvartsman, Alex. “Seven Habits of Highly Effective Monsters.”

Stirling, Penny. “Tanith’s Sky.”

Stufflebeam, Bonnie Jo. “Everything Beneath You.”

Stufflebeam, Bonnie Jo. “Secret Keeper.”

Sjunneson-Henry, Elsa. “A Place Out of Time.”

Szpara, K.M. “Nothing Is Pixels Here.”

Szpara, K.M. “Small Changes Over Long Periods of Time.”

Takács, Bogi. “Forestspirit, Forestspirit.”

Takács, Bogi. “Three Partitions.” 

Takács, Bogi. “Towards the Luminous Towers.” 

Tam, Alison. “Beauty, Glory, Thrift.”

Tavares, Nathan. “Some Theories on Time Travel.”

Valente,  Catherynne M. “The Days of Flaming Motorcycles.”

Valente, Catherynne M. “The Lily and the Horn.”

Valentine, Genevieve. “Given the Advantage of a Blade.”

Vaughn, Carrie. “Astrophilia.”

Vaughn, Carrie. “That Game We Played During War.”

Vernon, Ursula. “Jackalope Wives”

Vernon, Ursula. “Sun, Moon, Dust.”

Vernon, Ursula. “The Tomato Thief.”

Wahls, Jamie. “Utopia, LOL?”

Wells, Martha. “Night at the Opera.”

Wilde, Fran. “A Moment of Gravity, Circumscribed.” 

Wilde, Fran. “The Topaz Marquis.” 

Wilson, Kai Ashante. “The Devil in America.”

Wilson, Kai Ashante. “Super Bass.”

Wise, A.C. “And If the Body Were Not the Soul.”

Wise, A.C. “Seven Cups of Coffee.”

Wise, A.C. “Wendy, Darling.”

Wiswell, John. “A Silhouette Against Armageddon.”

Wong, Alyssa. “The Fisher Queen.”

Wong, Alyssa. “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers.”

Wong, Alyssa. “You’ll Surely Drown Here if You Stay.”

Wright, Tristina. “The Siren Son.”

Yáñez, Alberto. “Recognizing Gabe: Un Cuento de Hadas”

Yang, JY. “Cold Hands and the Smell of Salt.”

Yang, JY. “Old Domes.”

Yang, JY. “Secondhand Bodies.”

Yang, JY. “Waiting on a Bright Moon.”

Yap, Isabel. “Good Girls.”

Yap, Isabel. “The Oiran’s Song.”

Yoachim, Caroline M. “Carnival Nine.”

Yoachim, Caroline M. “Dancing with Fire.”

Yoachim, Caroline M. “Seasons Set in Skin.”

Yoachim, Caroline M. “Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station.”

Yu, E. Lily. “The Witch of the Orian Waste and the Boy Knight.”

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