The finalists for the 2018 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for the best short science fiction of the year have been announced:
- “Don’t Press Charges and I Won’t Sue”, Charlie Jane Anders (Global Dystopias)
- “Zen and the Art of Starship Maintenance”, Tobias S. Buckell (Cosmic Powers)
- “The Discrete Charm of the Turing Machine”, Greg Egan (Asimov’s 11-12/17)
- “Sidewalks”, Maureen McHugh (Omni 11/17)
- “The Martian Obelisk”, Linda Nagata (Tor.com 7/17)
- “The Secret Life of Bots”, Suzanne Palmer (Clarkesworld 9/17)
- “And Then There Were (N‑One)”, Sarah Pinsker (Uncanny 3/17)
- “Fandom for Robots”, Vina Jie‑Min Prasad (Uncanny 9/17)
- “A Series of Steaks”, Vina Jie-Min Prasad (Clarkesworld 1/17)
- “Welcome to Your Authentic Indian ExperienceTM“, Rebecca Roanhorse (Apex 8/17)
- “We Who Live in the Heart”, Kelly Robson (Clarkesworld 5/17)
The award will be presented during the Campbell Conference Awards Banquet, held June 22-24, 2018 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence KS.
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