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Neil Clarke
Neil Clarke is the Editor-in-Chief and publisher of Clarkesworld Magazine and Forever Magazine. His work at Clarkesworld has been recognized with three Hugo Awards for Best Semiprozine, a World Fantasy Award, and a British Fantasy Award. He's a three-time Hugo Nominee for Best Editor (Short... show more



Neil Clarke is the Editor-in-Chief and publisher of Clarkesworld Magazine and Forever Magazine. His work at Clarkesworld has been recognized with three Hugo Awards for Best Semiprozine, a World Fantasy Award, and a British Fantasy Award. He's a three-time Hugo Nominee for Best Editor (Short Form).In 2012, Neil suffered a near-fatal "widow-maker" heart attack which led to the installation of a defibrillator and a new life as a cyborg. Inspired by these events, he edited Upgraded, an all-original anthology of cyborg stories, in 2014. He is currently editing The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume One, which will be published in 2016. Neil lives in NJ with his wife and two sons.

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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 3 years ago
I came to this issue by clicking on other Valente's stories besides "Silently and Very Fast". Mantis Wives by Kij Johnson was... a gory allegory? I'm unclear and I didn't quite care for it. Pity, because Ponies, of the same writer, was too a gory allegory that is awesome in it's absolute cruelty. ...
Maverynthia: Library of the Labyrinth of Blue
See the status updates for the individual ratings however this one didn't really have a lot of stories that appealed to me and some were even confusing to read.
Beemo's Books
Beemo's Books rated it 4 years ago
I enjoy short stories so I got myself a subscription to Clarkesworld Magazine. I started off with the December issue. I had read a few stories on their site previously but decided for $2.99/month I can treat myself to the whole thing. A short story has to grab the reader and involved them in very...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it 5 years ago
(I got a copy courtesy of NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.)As usual with anthologies, always a tricky read to rate. Some of the stories I really enjoyed, others I found average, others yet were too far from my own tastes to hit home. Nothing unexpected here. All in all, there was only on...
Alex Hurst Reads
Alex Hurst Reads rated it 6 years ago
If you have the time, I highly recommend checking out Issue #84 of Clarkesworld; it’s free, and it’s fantastic!As a first-time reader to Clarkesworld, I wasn’t expecting much. I like science fiction, but tend to find science fiction collections bogged down by too many nihilistic, dystopian undertone...
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