Lookin’ Good: Upgraded by Neil Clarke (Ed.)

UpgradedI’m just going to list a few names here, and then you can tell me whether you want this anthology or not, okay? Here we go. Elizabeth Bear. Benjanun Sriduangkaew. Yoon Ha Lee. Need more? Okay. Ken Liu. Peter Watts. E. Lily Yu. I can keep going for a while, you know.

Alright, fine, I’ll wait while you go order Upgraded, the new, Kickstarter-funded anthology edited by Clarkesworld mastermind Neil Clarke.

Upgraded is billed as “an anthology of original cyborg stories edited by a cyborg. Stronger. Better. Faster. We will rebuild you.” With a stunning cover by Hugo Award-winning artist Julie Dillon, this looks like a must-read for anyone interested in SF short stories in general and cyborgs in particular.

Here’s the full Table of Contents:

Introduction by Neil Clarke
Come From Away by Madeline Ashby
No Place to Dream, but a Place to Die by Elizabeth Bear
Married by Helena Bell
A Cold Heart by Tobias S. Buckell
Honeycomb Girls by Erin Cashier
What I’ve Seen With Your Eyes by Jason K. Chapman
Wizard, Cabalist, Ascendant by Seth Dickinson
Seventh Sight by Greg Egan
Negative Space by Amanda Forrest
Mercury in Retrograde by Erin Hoffman
Tongtong’s Summer by Xia Jia
God Decay by Rich Larson
Always the Harvest by Yoon Ha Lee
The Regular by Ken Liu
Coastlines of the Stars by Alex Dally MacFarlane
Fusion by Greg Mellor
Memories and Wire by Mari Ness
Oil of Angles by Chen Qiufan
The Sarcophagus by Robert Reed
Synecdoche Oracles by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
Tender by Rachel Swirsky
The Cumulative Effects of Light Over Time by E. Catherine Tobler
Small Medicine by Genevieve Valentine
Collateral by Peter Watts
Taking the Ghost by A.C. Wise
Musée de l’Âme Seule by E. Lily Yu

Upgraded is available on September 24th from Wyrm Publishing–and for some reason, at the time I’m posting this, it’s only $6.99 for Kindle

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