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New Words, New Worlds
Artist, Heather Oliver             

The Other Half of the Sky: Interviews, Reviews, Awards

other half  web“…they see women as radiant and merciless as the dawn…” — Semíra Ouranákis, captain of the Reckless (“Planetfall”).

Cover art and design: Eleni Tsami

Awards and Other Recognitions

Three of the anthology’s sixteen stories have been chosen by Gardner Dozois for inclusion in Year’s Best SF 31:

“Finders” by Melissa Scott
“Bad Day on Boscobel” by Alexander Jablokov
“The Waiting Stars by Aliette de Bodard

A fourth story, C. W. Johnson’s “Exit, Interrupted”, has been chosen by Allan Kaster for inclusion in The Year’s Top Ten SF Tales 6.

The anthology is the first of its category in the Locus Recommended List.

“The Waiting Stars” by Aliette de Bodard has been nominated for a Nebula Award.


Founding Fields
Publishers Weekly
Geek Exchange (preview)
Victoria Hooper
Library Journal (behind paywall; transcript here)
Geek Exchange
The F Word
Following the Lede
The Cascadia Subduction Zone Vol. 3.3
SF Signal
Fantasy & Science Fiction
Locus Magazine


World SF
Book Smugglers
Victoria Hooper
Trek FM Matter Stream

Round Tables

The Book Smugglers, Part 1
The Book Smugglers, Part 2


Sue Lange at Book View Café
Athena Andreadis at Bull Spec